George Fawdry was the son of Charles George Fawdry of 31 Marmion Road, Clapham Common, London and enlisted with the 3rd Battlion, Oxf. & Bucks. Light Infantry on 4 Feb 1915, being posted with the 5th Battalion to France with the on 10 June 1915. He suffered Gun Shot Wounds to the chest and shoulder on 7 Aug 1915 and then was taken Prisoner of War during the German Spring Offensive on 23 Mar 1918. He had suffered a further Gun Shot Wound to teh left ankle and was discharged from service after being liberated and repatriated on 5 Mar 1919.