George Knowles

Service Number: 203902
Date of Birth: 1885
Date of Death: 1958

George Knowles was born in Edgworth on 30th October 1886, the son of Amos William Entwistle Knowles and Margaret Rushton who were both born in Edgworth.  The census returns for 1891 through to 1911 show the family living at 23 Bury Road, Edgworth, where father Amos had a greengrocer’s shop. George enrolled at the Edgworth Wesleyan School on 22nd April 189134 and the census returns indicate that, after leaving school, George worked for his father as a greengrocer.

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