Other names: Frederick George
Locations in this story: Shaftesbury, DorsetPoole, Dorset
Story: Frederick George Hall (known generally as 'George') was born in Shaftesbury, Dorset, on 6 May 1891 and baptised at Holy Trinity Church on 7 Jun 1891 the son of Samuel Hall and Annie Hall (nee Ridout). He lived his early life at 5 Haimes Lane, Shaftesbury. He enlisted and joined Royal Horse Artillery as a Driver (Service No. 52574). He served with the 'N' Battery as well as with the Royal Field Artillery. It is not known in which actual theatre of war he served but on his discharge was awarded the Victory and British War Medals as well as the 1914/15 Star. He married Alice M. Brown in Poole, Dorset, in 1923. By the time of the 1939 Register he was living at 37 Strand Street, Poole, Dorset, working as a Steel Erector and Fitter. He died in Poole during 1974.