Frederick Charles Hillier

Surname: Hillier
Other names: Frederick Charles
Other people in this story:
William Thomas Hillier
Mary Hillier (nee Sharp)
Bessie Rachel Fletcher
Locations in this story:
Motcombe, Dorset
North End, Motcombe, Dorset

Story:
Frederick Charles Hillier was born in Motcombe, Dorset, on 30 Aug 1886 the son of William Thomas Hillier and Mary Hillier (nee Sharp).  The family lived in Corner Lane, Motcombe, Dorset.    Frederick, a baker,  married Bessie Rachel Fletcher in Motcombe on 20 Jun 1915 and they went on to have four children.  He enlisted on 24 Jun 1916 but was not mobilized until 2 May 1918 and joined the 'Y' Battery of the Royal Garrison Artillery as a Gunner (Service No 213365).  He served in the UK only until his demobilization on 28 Feb 1919.    No medal record can be found.   By the 1939 Register he was living at 76 North End, Motcombe, Dorset, (adjacent to North End Farm) and was working as a Carman.  He died in 1975 and was interred in St. Mary's Churchyard, Motcombe, on 8 Apr 1975

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