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15 Dec 1919
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Cyril George served aboard HMS President, an honoarary title awarded to training ships serving with the London Reserve Division. In WW1, it was this ship. According to some records he was buried at sea, and yet his grave is registered and stands in Rothesay Road Cemetery.
Cyril was the son of Harry (a baker) and Elizabeth Horseler of 37 Salisbury Road, Luton. He was youngest sibling to Hilda, Henry, Alex and Edith.
George Stood 5ft high, with a 32 inch chest; he had brown hair, grey eyes and a fair complexion.
He died in December 1919 at the Seaman's Hospital in Greenwich, of Rheumatic Fever and heart disease whilst still only 16.