Private George Ernest Mauger

5th East Surrey Regiment

Died: 15 Marc 1916

Age: 26

George Ernest Mauger, elder son of Clarence George Mauger, of Jersey, was born 4th November, 1888. He entered College in 1898 and remained for six years. On leaving school he went into the Civil Service, but later obtained an appointment in the Capital and Counties Bank at Headquarters.

On the outbreak of war, he enlisted in the 5th Battalion, The East Surrey Regiment and was sent to Cawnpore, where he died of colitis in 1915. He was a keen sportsman, foremost in organising and encouraging sport in his regiment. A monument to his memory was erected at Cawnpore by his comrades.

The above text appeared in the Victoria College Book of Remembrance published in 1920.

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