Source: Detailed below.
Family Search: George W. Timmins was born on 30 November 1882, in Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom. He married May Vaughan Dunn in 1905, in Dudley, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He immigrated to Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada in 1905 and lived in Ontario, Ontario, Canada in 1911 and Oshawa, Ontario, Ontario, Canada in 1916. He registered for military service in 1916. In 1916, at the age of 34, his occupation is listed as clerk in Oshawa, Ontario, Ontario, Canada. He died on 27 October 1974, at the age of 91.
For an excellent resource about this soldier I refer you to the book “The Wartime Letters of George Timmins, 1916 – 18: Kiss the kids for dad. Don’t forget to write.” edited by Y. A. Bennett. Available in hard, soft and e-book copy.
|Year of Birth||2/24/1905|
|Date of Death||10/24/1974|
|Country of birth||England|
|City born||Birmingham County, Staffordshire, England|
|Address||460 Albert St. Oshawa, ON|
|Origin Unit||116th Battalion|
|Pre war Unit|
|Date in England||7/31/1916|
|Date in France|
|Date w 116||3/21/1916|
|Wound type/Death particuolars||GSW Thigh, buttock, through and through|
|Unit History||116th to 18th|
|Other details||D Coy, 1 boy, 2 girls (1, 8, 10), appointed lance copl|