George Arthur Deacle was born at Eccleston, St.Helens in 1878.
 
At the time of the 1911 census he was a beef carrier with the London and Northwestern Railway as a beef carrier and was boarding with Isabella Tyson Foster at 7 Boston Sreet, Bootle.
 
In 1914 he married his landlady's daughter, Sarah Jane Foster, in the West Derby Registration District. Their daughter, Isabel Tyson Deacle, was born later the same year.