1. Memorial:Rue-Du-Bacquerot No.1 Military Cemetery, LaventieI. A. 9.
2. Book:The (1921) Masonic Roll of Honour 1914-1918Pg.123
3. Memorial:The (1940) Scroll - WW1 Roll of Honour17C GQS

Awards & Titles:


Service Life:


Unit / Ship / Est.: 9/Welsh Regiment 

9th (Service) Battalion Formed at Cardiff on 9 September 1914 as part of K2 and moved to Salibsury Plain, attached to 58th Brigade in 19th (Western) Division. billets in Basingstoke in November 1914. Moved to Weston super mare in January 1915 and on to Perham Down in May 1915. Landed at Boulogne mid July 1915.

Action : France & Flanders 

France & Flanders covers all the dates and corresponding locations which are outside the official battle nomenclature dates on the Western Front. Therefore the actions in which these men died could be considered 'normal' trench duty - the daily attrition losses which were an everyday fact of duty on the Western Front.

Detail :

George Owen GREEN, Captain, 9/Welsh Regiment. George was the Son of Mr. & Mrs. James G. Green of 'Panteg', Llanbadarn Road, Aberystwyth, and the Grandson of Alderman George Green, Mining Engineer. George's Brother, Mr R.K. Green was a notable rugby forward, who served in the Royal Field Artillery during the war. Educated at Llandovery College from 1889 to 1895, he had married a Miss Bevan and they went to British Columbia, where George worked as an Engineer in the Gold Mines. He also went to Canada to inspect mining property. George also held Mining appointments as far afield as Russia and South America. They returned to Aberystwyth, where George was prominent in many local societies, including the golf club and St. David's Lodge of Freemasons. Sadly Mrs Green died in childbirth soon after arriving back home. At the end of 1914, George applied for a commission in the Army, and was duly commissioned into the 9th Battalion, Welsh Regiment, which part of 58th Brigade, 19th (Western) Division, which landed at Havre in July, 1915. George was in charge of a working party near Laventie, when he was killed by a German Sniper on the 23rd August, 1915 and is buried at Rue-Du-Bacquerot No. 1 Military Cemetery, Laventie. He was 36 years old. Source;

Masonic :

TypeLodge Name and No.Province/District :
Mother : Aberystwyth No. 1072 E.C.West Wales

6th November 1913
1st January 1914
5th February 1914

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