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George Watson Houliston

Male 1911 - 1943  (32 years)


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  • Name George Watson Houliston 
    Born 1911  Edinburgh, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 14 April 1943  WW2, France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Death record of HOULISTON, GEORGE WATSON in 1943 age 31 in SERVICE RETURNS GRO ref 156/AF 0047

      Houliston, George Watson death 1943 age 31 in Service And War Returns, Minor Records Scotland GRO Ref. 156/AF 0047

      from CWGC web site www.cwgc.org
      http://www.cwgc.org.uk/detailed.asp?casualty=2846533
      GEORGE WATSON HOULISTON Sergeant 974219 Flt. Engr. 103 Sqdn., Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve who died on Wednesday 14 April 1943 . Age 31 .
      Additional Information: Son of George and Mary Houliston, of Edinburgh; husband of Mary Houliston, of Edinburgh.
      Cemetery: LE MANS WEST CEMETERYSarthe, France
      Grave or Reference Panel Number: Plot 21. Row B. Grave 9.

      [He was probably illegitimate
      He was known locally as "English" George and possibly born in England that his mother returned to Scotland and married Gerorge Tench Houliston. This would appear right from his estimated date of birth and the marriage dates for George T
      George W was a bookmakers runner in the 30's when street betting was still illegal. He was arrested charged and convicted in the late 30's. His options were go to jail or join the Services so he opted for the RAFVR. He was a Flt Sgt navigator and crewed Lancaster Bombers.
      It would appear that he had bigamously married whilst billeted in England.]
    Person ID I810  Houliston Family Tree
    Last Modified 4 January 2009 

    Father George Tench Houliston,   b. 26 April 1888, Wintonhill, Pencaitland, East Lothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 June 1964, Haymarket, Edinburgh/Midlothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Mother Mary Watson,   b. 19 December 1890, Stockton, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 March 1984, Edinburgh, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years) 
    Married 31 December 1913  St George, Edinburgh, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Marriage record of HOULISTON, GEORGE T to WATSON, MARY in 1914 in ST GEORGE EDIN GRO ref 685/01 0013
      Houliston, George T marriage to Mary Watson date 1914 in St George Edin Scotland GRO Ref. 685/01 0013
    Family ID F424  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse Mary Darcy,   b. 10 April 1910, Edinburgh, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1956, George Square, Edinburgh, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years) 
    Married about 1933 
    Children 
    +1. Living
    +2. Living
    +3. Living
    Family ID F494  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart



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