Private, , 10th Bn., King's Own Scottish Borderers;
also King's Shropshire Light Infantry , 22nd. Cheshire Rgt.  Pte., Lab. Corps. .
|Born in Wem, Shropshire about 1884, the son of Henry (Grocer & Confectioner, born in Wem, 1850) & Eleanor Kynaston (born about 1853 in Liverpool, Lancashire, née Kynaston).|
1891 Census: Living at 27, High Street, Wem with his parents and siblings: Mary (b. 1876, New Brighton, Cheshire), Eleanor (b. 1878, Wavertree, Lancashire),
1901 and 1911 Censuses list Francis George working in the family business.
In 1916, he married Eleanor Corris Cubbon at Whitegate in Cheshire.