Corporal Vincent William George Ivory

Rank or Title

Date of Birth


Date of Death

26 Jul 1917

War time / or Pre War occupation

Hat materials merchant employee


J. Briggs & Co, King Street

Service Number


Place of Birth

United Kingdom

World War I Address

2 East Avenue
Park Street
United Kingdom

Place of Death


Grave Location


War Memorial Location

Soldier or Civilian

  • Soldier


Beds & Herts Saturday Telegraph , 11th August 1917
Cpl Vincent William George Ivory

Cpl Vincent William George Ivory, 25690, 2nd Battalion Bedfordshire Regiment, was killed in action in Belgium on July 26th, 1917. He was aged 24 and single.

He had enlisted in the Beds Regiment in January 1916 and a year later was drafted to France. Before joining the Forces he was employed by hat materials merchant J. Briggs & Co, of King Street, Luton.

He had lived at 2 East Avenue, Park Street, with widowed mother Maria Ivory. At the time of the 1911 Census, George was described as a pawnbroker's assistant living with his mother and sister Gladys at 1 Wood Street. His father was still alive, but died in May 1911, soon after the Census was taken. A family announcement said he died at Dunstable Road, possibly either the Bute Hospital or Workhouse Infirmary.

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Cpl Vincent William George Ivory

Author: Deejaya

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