Rank or Title
Date of Birth
Date of Death
12 Apr 1917
Place of Birth
World War I Address
Place of Death
War Memorial Location
Soldier or Civilian
George Hull was 1 of 12 children born to John & Ann. He was born in January 1889 in Sundon, Bedsfordshire.
In 1911 George is 22 years old & working as a general labourer at Forder's cement works. He is living in Upper Sundon with his parents & 2 brothers. His father John is 67 years old & a farm labourer for Mr W Cooper, his mother Ann is 58 & a straw worker. Older brother Henry, 30 is a farm labourer for Mr Hucklesby & younger brother Frank, 15 is a farm labourer for Mr F Ward.
George enlisted at the outbreak of war into the 6th Battalion Bedfordshire Regiment & was posted to France.
In 1916 George was sent from France to Eastbourne Hospital suffering from pleurisy effusion, where he spent 3 months before returning to his regiment in January 1917.
George was killed in action on 12th April 1917 during the Battle of Arras.
He is remembered on the Arras Memorial, Sundon Village memorial & the cement & lime works memorial.