Todd, George

Todd, George

Died of disease on Saturday 28 September 1918 (aged 48)

Buried:

Newtownards (Movilla) Cemetery, Co Down (Grave 11. 112)

BIOGRAPHY

In the records for Movilla New Cemetery, Newtownards there is an entry relating to the death of George Todd.  He was described as a discharged soldier from Newtownards who died of consumption on 28 September 1918.

On his death certificate he is described as a pensioner from the Lancashire Fusiliers and Rifleman in Royal Irish Rifles who was 48 when he died of pulmonary tuberculosis.  His wife Adela was with him when he died at his home in Wallace’s Street, Newtownards.

Army records show that his service number in the Royal Irish Rifles was 16/98 and that Adela was born on 26 February 1862.