Kingston upon Hull War Memorial 1914 - 1918

The story of Hull in World War One

Harbron

Rifleman, George William Harbron, was killed in action on the 6th June 1916, aged 20. He had served in France for 12 months and just returned from home leave. Within 24 hours he was killed by a shell burst in the trench. He was a former employee of the British Oil Cake Mills in Wincolmlee and lived in Dansom Lane. His parents were Charles William & Elizabeth Harbron, from 1 Louisa Terrace, Hume Steet. His Photograph can be seen in the Hull Daily Mail 27/6/16.