9th Battalion, Royal Irish Fusiliers (British Army)
01/07/1916 (Killed in Action)
George Burrows was the son of James and Sarah E Burrows. George was born in Donaghmore about 1894. His father was a farmer. George Burrows had been in the employment of Lord Ranfurly and had been the personal attendant of Viscount Northland at the U.V.F. camp of instruction at Baronscourt in October 1913. George Burrows enlisted in Dungannon. Lance Corporal George was serving with the 9th Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers when he was killed in action on the 1st July 1916 on the first day of the Battle of the Somme. He was 22 years old.