Other names: Victor George
Locations in this story: Shaftesbury, DorsetFrance & FlandersFinchley, MiddlesexGermanySturminster, Dorset
Story: Victor George Imber was born in Shaftesbury, Dorset, on 13 Mar 1898 and baptised at Holy Trinity Church on 13 Apr 1898 the son of George Henry Imber (Butcher) and Hannah Mary Imber (nee Kerridge). He lived his early life at 9 High Street, Shaftesbury. He was a boarder pupil at Shaftesbury Grammar School by 1911. He enlisted with the Royal Engineers as a Sapper (Service No. 327501). He served in France & Flanders and on his discharge was awarded the Victory and British War Medals. He married Ella Irene Woodman in the St. Giles, London, Registry area in 1923. In 1924 their only son, Basil George Imber, was born. By the time of the 1939 Register Victor was living at 129 Abbotts Gardens, Finchley, Middlesex, described as a Bank Official. Basil Imber was killed in Germany on 20 Jan 1944. Victor's death was recorded at the Sturminster, Dorset, Registry in 1972.