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George Israel




1906 Tipton, Staffordshire, West Midlands, England.
( In 1939 he claims his DOB 29 Oct 1907)

Service No.



591 Antrim Parachute Squadron RE

Military Notes:
Service Record:


Family Notes:

Son of George Palin (10 Jan 1886 - 1954) and
Lydia Louisa Phillips (20 Apr 1886-1963)  [m.1906 ]
[NB. The CWGC has his mother's names recorded as Lydia Lillian, which appears to be an error , when compared to the registered name she used. ]

Brother of at least...
Annie Palin (1909-1909)
John G William H Palin (1911-1937)
William Henry Palin (17 Nov 1913-1984)
Frederick Palin (23 Aug 1916-1991)
Joseph James Palin (26 June 1920-2000)
Sydney Palin (1923 -1936) *See News clip image below
Levi Palin (1925-1997)
Lydia L Palin (1929-?)
Betty M Palin (1930-?)
Cecil John Palin (1932-2009)

George and Dorothy did not have any children of their marriage.

Civilian Occupation:

His father and family were Canal Boatmen, from a long held family tradition of boatmen.
1939 address 9 Camp Hill Cottages, Birmingham

George Israel Palin was a builder's labourer in 1939. He was also a member of the St John Ambulance Brigade at that time.


1932 to  Dorothy Elsie Haddock (1911-?) on The Wirral 
She remarried in 1947 to John H Phillips.


10  Jun 1944 aged 38 . Killed by enemy shell fire in Ranville.


Ranville  CWC (grave IA.E.22)

Cemetery / Memorial:





Headstone insciption:
"We will meet again
some day, George
across that bridge of gold."




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