Personal information about George Austin

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Burial Information

Name on burial register:
   George Austin
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Age at death:
Date of burial:
   15 December 1916
Abode at death:
(according to burial register)
   Porchester Road,, Newbury.
Burial register information:
Book number: 1899
Page number: 295
Record number: 9554
Official at burial:
   A G P Baines.
Source of information:
  Burial Register
* This entry is awaiting verification.

Memorial Details

  George AUSTIN
  22 December 1916
  Stone Cross and 4 kerbstones
  Rough grey granite
  From top of cross: In Loving Memory of / George Austin/ At Rest Dec 11th.1917/ And of Mary his wife/ At Rest Dec. 21st. 1917/ Also their son/ Dick Austin/ Killed in action/ Oct. 12th, 1917 at Poelcapelle/ East facing kerbstone: Louise V. Austin, eldest daughter of above/ late of Umtali, died Dec.18th. 1922. East facing kerbstone: "Love is stronger than death."
  Inlaid letters,fair
    Inscriptions for Dick Austin and Louise V Austin are memorials only. Both died outside of Newbury and are buried elsewhere, Dick Austin in a Copmmonwealth War Grave
  21 April 2015
  SC & AD
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Obituaries and Newspaper announcements

George Austin
Article source:    Newbury Weekly News
Date of source:    14 December 1916
Copyright:    © Newbury Weekly News



AUSTIN – Dec.11, at Wroughton, Porchester-road, Newbury, as a result of an accident, George Austin, oldest son of the late Matthew Austin, of Northbourne farm, Broad Hinton, Swindon, Wilts.
From NWN 14th December 1916
Mrs. P. p 161 – grave P 3
Buried 15th December 1916
Burial Register Book 1899, page 295, No. 9554.
“Staionery Traveller”
Father of Lt. G.F. Austin – killed in WW1
Some details of George's past are given on his son's webpage:"

Also recorded on the gravestone is LOUISE V. AUSTIN, described as the “eldest daughter of the above, late of Untali*, died Dec. 18th 1922.”
She is not recorded in our burial register or the accounts book.
*Untali was in Southern Rhodesia, now Zimbabwe.


:the NWN Death announcement says his daughter Louise died on 15th December “whilst travelling from Buluwayo to Johannesburgh …”.
Mary Austin
Article source:    Newbury Weekly News
Date of source:    03/01/1018
Copyright:    © Newbury Weekly News




AUSTIN – Dec.21, at Wroughton, Porchester-road, Newbury, Mary, widow of the late George Austin.

From NWN 3rd January, 1918

Mrs. P. p 161 – grave P 3

Buried 27th December, 1917

Burial Register Book 1917, page 011, No. 9684
Maiden name: Hutchins
This obituary entry is awaiting verification.

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