George Dashwood or at Birth was known as Robert George Strachan Dashwood Was born on August 20th, 1882 in East Grinstead, Sussex England. His birth took place presumably in the church or at home at the parish since they did live in town at the time. He was the son of John Thomas Dashwood and Mary Sarah Absalom (Dashwood). His father at the time was the Brewer so they were living in the middle age of town in the “Brewery House”. They were fairly well-off since they had their own family business and one of the main sales people in the town. During the time of when George was born his older sister was 3 years old.