George Hull

Surname: Hull
Other names: George
Other people in this story:
Edwin George Hull
Anna Hull née Merryweather
Ada Hull
Locations in this story:
Milton, East Knoyle, Wiltshire
High Street, Gillingham, Dorset
Shaftesbury, Dorset

George Hull was born in 1893 at East Knoyle, Wiltshire, the son of Edwin George Hull and Anna Hull (née Merryweather).  He lived his early life at Milton, East Knoyle, Wiltshire.   He became a Policeman but nevertheless enlisted in June 1917 and joined The Buffs (Royal West Kent) Regiment (Service No. G/21421.  He later transferred to the Military Foot Police (Service No. 14154) and served in Mesopotamia and India as an Acting Lance Corporal.  He was discharged on 31st March 1920 and awarded the Victory and British War medals.  The 1921 Census shows him living with his parents at Park Farm, Milton, East Knoyle, where he helped his father on the farm but, by the Electoral Register of 1927, he had moved to High Street, Gillingham, Dorset along with Ada Hull.  There are no records of a marriage or any entry in the 1939 Register. He died in the Westminster Memorial Hospital, Shaftesbury, Dorset, on 20 Nov 1949.


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