Ge­orge Ashurst

BBC History Magazine - - WWI Eyewitness Accounts -

Ge­orge en­dured months of trench war­fare on the western front from 1914–18, with a brief in­ter­lude at Gal­lipoli.

When the fight­ing was over, he re­turned to the Wi­gan rail­way de­pot, and wrote an ac­claimed book on his ex­pe­ri­ences, My Bit: A Lan­cashire Fusilier at War, 1914–18. He died in 1988.

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