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About Frederick George Hirst

Date of Birth
4 July 1887

Service Number
576935

Birth Place
Staindrop, Durham, England

Relationships

Parents
George Edward Hirst born abt 1851 and Elizabeth Stelling born abt 1852 Married Q3 1873 Richmond, Yorkshire, England

Siblings
Mary Ellen born December 1874,William born abt 1876, Thomas born abt 1879, Alfred born abt 1883, Annie born 27 December 1884, Ethal born 20 November 1889, Albert born March 1893, Norah born July 1895 (see note below a)

Marriage
Martha Wright born 15 July 1885. Married Q4 1914 Durham, England.

Children
Winifred born 06 October 1915, Edward born 18 December 1916 died 15 August 1918 (see note (b) below), Brenda born abt 1921, George H born abt 1923 died 1924.

Career

Service
Army

Unit
954th Area Lab. Corps

Silver Badge
No

Service Record
No

Civilian Employment
1901 Labourer In Plantation, 1939 Gardener

Campaigns
France

Additional Information

Census Information
1891 Timber Yard, Winston Lane, Staindrop, Durham, England, 1901 G B Cottage, Alwent Farm, Staindrop, Durham, England, 1911(G B Cottage, Alwent Farm, Staindrop, Durham, England. 1920 G B Cottage, Alwent Farm, Staindrop, Durham, England

Absent Voters Roll
G B Cottage,Alwent Farm, Staindrop, Durham, England 576935, 954th Area Lab. Corps

1939 Register
Spring Lodge Cottage , Barnard Castle U.D., Durham, England

Sources
Staindrop Roll of Honour, Ancestry, Find my Past and local knowledge

Notes
(a) Sister Norah married Frederick A Walker WW1 Veteran and village carpenter/undertaker. (b) Son Edward's headstone in Staindrop churchyard extension ""Edward Hirst beloved son of G. F. and M. Hirst born 18th December 1916 and died 15 August 1918.

- Research by JP