Biography – Private George Stubbs

Biography – George Stubbs
North Staffordshire Regiment Cap Badge Died 1st October 1918

Family situation

  • He was born in Hough, but became the adopted son of Thomas and Ellen Griffiths of Betley.
  • Ellen was born in Betley, and husband Thomas was from Chetwynd in Shropshire.
  • George was 17 when war broke out.
  • On enlisting he gave his address as Betley


He enlisted in Newcastle-under-Lyme in to the 4th Battalion Prince of Wales (North Staffs) Regiment

He was killed in action on 1st October 1918


  • He has no known grave, but is commemorated in Bedford House Cemetery Zillebeke, Belgium. (25 km south of Ypres Town Centre). in enclosure 2.1.B.4
  • 5000 commemorated in that cemetery.
  • Bedford House (or Woodcote House) never fell into enemy hands. (Western Front)
Common Wealth War Graves Commission Certificate