Thomas Lionel Hull

Surname: Hull
Other names: Thomas Lionel
Other people in this story:
Wareham Hull
Ann Hull née Tapp
Olive Hull née Oxford
Locations in this story:
Stoke St. Mary, Somerset
High Street, Shaftesbury, Dorset
France & Flanders
Tisbury, Wiltshire
Weymouth, Dorset
Poole, Dorset

Thomas Lionel Hull was born in Stoke St. Mary, Somerset, on 12th September 1884 and baptised there on 2nd November 1884, the son of Wareham Hull and Ann Hull (née Tapp).  He spent his early years with his family in Stoke St. Mary before eventually arriving by 1911 in Shaftesbury, Dorset,  boarding and working at 45 High Street, Shaftesbury, as an assistant ironmonger.  He enlisted and joined the Royal Garrison Artillery (Service No. 75477).  He rose to the rank of Sergeant and served in France and Flanders with the 324th Siege Battery.  Whilst there he was awarded the Distinguished Conduct Medal.  He was discharged on 3rd June 1919 and further awarded the Victory and British War medals. The 1921 Census show he was boarding at 3 Salisbury Street, Shaftesbury, still working as an Ironmonger's Assistant for H. Hirst, Ironmongers, Shaftesbury. He married Olive Oxford in the Tisbury, Wiltshire, Registration District in 1930.   By the time of the 1939 Register he had been in business since 1931 as an Ironmonger at 35 High Street, Shaftesbury, Dorset.  His was eventually living in Poole, Dorset, but his death was recorded at the Weymouth, Dorset, Registry on 10th Oct 1970.


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