NAVAL GENERAL SERVICE 1915-62, 1 CLASP, PERSIAN GULF 1909-1914 ‘294239. G. H. TOOLEY. STO 1CL H.M.S. ALERT.’
George Henry Tooley was born on 9 February 1881 in Wootton and joined the Royal Navy on 4 January 1900 as a Stoker 2nd Class. He served on a large number of ships until his final discharge on 10 February 1922.