Lance Corporal George Hale

Rank or Title

Date of Birth


Date of Death

21 Mar 1918

War time / or Pre War occupation

Hat worker


Mr Stokes, Collingdon Street

Service Number


Place of Birth

United Kingdom

World War I Address

43 Wimbourne Road
United Kingdom

Place of Death


Grave Location

No known grave

War Memorial Location

Soldier or Civilian

  • Soldier


The Luton News , 15th August 1918
L-Cpl George Hale

L-Cpl George Hale, 235558, 2/4th East Lancs Regiment, was killed in action in France on March 21st, 1918, the opening day of the German spring offensive of that year. He was reported missing, and parents Richard and Sarah were still awaiting news of him four months later.

George and his family were residing at 43 Wimbourne Road, Luton, when he joined up. He had been in France for about a year.

Born in Luton in 1893, George had previously worked for hat manufacturer Mr Stokes, of Collingdon Street.

Individual Location

L-Cpl George Hale

Author: Deejaya

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