George Postle

#19963, b. 28 December 1882, d. 1920

Individual's Timeline

Birth28 December 1882George Postle
Christening19 January 1883George Postle1
Death1920George Postle
Death RegMarch 1920George Postle2

Primary events

  • Birth: George Postle was born on 28 December 1882 in Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, England.
  • Christening: He was christened on 19 January 1883 in St Nicholas' Church, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, England. At the same time as some KING cousins.. William POSTLE, George's father, is the brother of the KING children's mother Martha.1
  • Death: George died in 1920 in Great Yarmouth, England, as there is a note in his file to say he died, and his medals are to be forwarded to brother Edward (Aged 37 years, worked back from recorded birth date).
  • Death Reg: George's death was registered in the quarter ended in March 1920 in the Great Yarmouth registration district. (His age calculates to 37 years and 2 months).2

Secondary circumstances

Census details

Military Career

Records show that George Postle served in the armed forces. George enlisted into the Norfolk regiment in 1914. At the time he was a 33 year old fish packer, and his address was the same as his mother (who was shown as his NOK) 3 Archway Cottages, Blackfriar's's Road.

In Dec 1915 was sent to Mesopotamia, and he was listed as a POW in Bulgaria, whilst serving with the Royal Dublin Fusiliers. He survived and returned to UK, as in 1919 his pay was to be sent to him via his sister Ellen BRACEY who was living in High Street Loddon.


  1. Free parish registers, online, Norfolk
    Place     Great Yarmouth
    Church     St Nicholas
    RegisterNumber     3193
    DateOfBirth     28 Dec 1882
    BaptismDate     19 Jan 1883
    Forename     George
    Sex     M
    FatherForename     William
    MotherForename     Ellen
    FatherSurname     POSTLE
    Abode     Yarmth
    FatherOccupation     Labourer
    FileNumber     28852.
  2. Free UK BDM index from 1837, online, First name(s)      GEORGE
    Last name      POSTLE
    Gender      Male
    Birth day      -
    Birth month      -
    Birth year      1881
    Age      39
    Death quarter      1
    Death year      1920
    District      YARMOUTH
    County      Norfolk
    Volume      4B
    Page      22
    Country      England
    Record set      England & Wales deaths 1837-2007
    Category      Birth, Marriage, Death & Parish Records
    Subcategory      Deaths & burials
    Collections from      Great Britain.