Other names: Frederick Frank
Locations in this story: Tanyard Lane, St. James, Shaftesbury, DorsetSturminster, DorsetSt. James Street, Shaftesbury
Story: Frederick Frank Hillier was born in Shaftesbury, Dorset, on 3rd August 1888 and baptised at St. James' Church on 2nd September 1888, the son of Robert Hillier and Blanche Elizabeth Lucy Hillier (née Stainer). Frederick lived his early life at 6 Tanyard Lane, Shaftesbury, Dorset. He enlisted and joined the Royal Field Artillery as a Gunner (Service No. 183702). It is not know in which theatre of war he served but following his discharge he was awarded the British War Medal. He married Bessie Violet Mary Gurd (neeTaylor) in Shaftesbury on 3rd August 1926. By the time of the 1939 Register he was living at 10 St. James Street, Shaftesbury, Dorset, and was working as a Bricklayer. His death was recorded at the Sturminster, Dorset, Registry in 1963.