George Olive

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Private George Olive
Life dates
23 Mar 1905 - 1975

In 1939 it is recorded he was time expired RAF and was living at Yelverton Arms, St John’s Street, Whitland. This makes it likely he was managing the Yelverton Arms Hotel, owned by his brother John Olive. The Olive family ran a number of hotel in the area, including the Boars Head at Carmarthen and the Feathers Hotel at Aberayron.

He left to join His Majesty's Forces 1942

Unit or location Role Posted from until
Whitland Patrol Patrol member Unknown 1942
National ID
XEEL 169/3

Hotel manager

King Edward Street, Whitland, Carmarthenshire, Wales
Other information

The Hotel was put up for sale in 1945 after the death of John Olive. Many years later, after the closure of the hotel, and known as Yelverton House, it became the offices of Llewelyn Davies accountants, which had been founded by another patrol member.


TNA ref WO199/3389
1939 register
Western Mail, 21 Nov 1930, 24 Oct 1945