Other names: Frederick George
Locations in this story: Shaftesbury, DorsetFrance & FlandersBrockenhurst, HampshireNew Forest, HampshireLymington, Hampshire
Story: Frederick George London was born in Shaftesbury, Dorset, on 25 Nov 1888 and baptised at Holy Trinity Church on 20 Jan 1889 the son of Charles Lill London and Mary Ann London (nee Mills). The family lived in and around Shaftesbury during Frederick's early years. Frederick enlisted on 16 Nov 1914 and joined the Royal Army Service Corps (2nd Railway Transport Division, 66th Battery) rising in time to the rank of Sergeant. (Service No. T/3/028608. He served in France and Flanders and towards the end of his time had broken a foot falling off a horse which required substantial hospital treatment and for which there was a Board of Enquiry. He was discharged on 9 Nov 1919 and was awarded the Victory and British War Medals as well as the 1914/15 Star. He then lived in Tout Hill, Shaftesbury. He married Alice Maud Fudge in 1925 in the Lymington Registry Area, Hampshire. There appeared to be no children of the marriage. By the 1939 Register they were living at Britton Cottages, Brockenhurst, Hampshire, and Frederick was working as a groom. He died in 1950 in the New Forest Registration Area, Hampshire.