- Name: George WILSON
- D.O.B: 29th Apr, 1886
- D.O.A: 14th Sep, 1914
- D.O.D: 22nd Sep, 1926
- Award: Victoria Cross
- Occupation at time of action: Private, 2nd Battalion The Highland Light Infantry
- Book: The Complete History - Volume 2
14 September 1914
The First World War 1914
On 14 September 1914, east of Soissons, north of the River Aisne, 2nd Battalion The Highland Light Infantry took part in an assault near Verneuil on the Beaulne spur, south of the Chemin des Dames.
For most conspicuous gallantry on the 14th of September near Verneuil, in attacking a hostile Machine Gun, accompanied by only one man. When the latter was killed, he went on alone, shot the Officer and six Men working the Gun, which he captured.