George Frederick Woodhall

Royal Air Force

Personal Details

Born: 4 March 1880 in Whitchurch, Shropshire and baptised 24 March the same year in St. Alkmund’s Church

Family: He was the second of six children born to George Woodhall, a carpenter, and his wife Mary. He married Lucy Stewart on 2 April 1911 at St. Dunstan’s Church, Edge Hill, Lancashire. Lucy died in 1922 and George married Amelia Eliza Whitby in 1924 in the Wirral, Cheshire. No children can be traced for either marriage.

Residence: At the time of his baptism George’s family lived in St. John’s Street, Whitchurch. By 1881 they had moved to Claypit Street, Whitchurch. The 1891 Census shows them living at 11 St. John’s Street and by 1901 they had moved to 64 Underley Street, West Derby, Lancashire. This was the address shown on their marriage certificate. Newly married, at the time of the 1911 Census Lucy and George were living at 25 Wilbraham Place, Liverpool. At the time of his death, he and Amelia were living at 576 New Chester Road, New Ferry, Cheshire.

Employment: In 1901 he was a joiner (coach maker); in 1911 he was a school caretaker. When he enlisted he was a carpenter.

Died: 19 March 1927 at the Cottage Hospital, Port Sunlight, Cheshire, aged 47.

Military Details

Regiment: Royal Air Force

Rank: Air mechanic

Service Number: 190555

Date of Enlistment: 31 May 1918

Date of Discharge: 9 April 1919

Reason for Discharge: Transferred to reserve

Medals and Awards

Not known


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