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G.A.Frost

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L/cpl George Albert Frost.
WW1, served with the 2/Essex Regiment.No. 8979; Labour Corps.No.647348
Essex Reg.No. indicates he enlisted between Mar.1906 and Jun.1907.
Garrisoned at Curragh, Ireland 1911 census.
Medal index card indicates embarked for France 22/8/1914
Awarded; Victory Medal; British Medal; 1914 Star; Silver War Badge.
May 1915 with 7 platoon B coy on leave.
Married Haverstock Hill, London Sept. 1915. Divorced 1916.
Discharge Cert. shows he was disabled and honourably discharged 15 Mar.1919
Looking for information where he may have served between enlistment and leaving for France, in France and returning from France and discharge in 1919.
May have been an officers batman.
Unable to locate Army Record at N.A. any Information most welcome.
Len Frost.
 

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Hello Len , Its hard to find any army record due to germans bombing London in WW2, 90% records were destroyed, the ones that surived are known as the Burnt Documents.
here are links to the Essex Regiment.
http://www.1914-1918.net/essex.htm

2nd Battalion

August 1914 : in Chatham. Part of 12th Brigade in 4th Division.
Moved to Cromer, Norwich and Harrow.
28 August 1914 : landed at Le Havre.
Note: 12th Brigade was attached to 36th (Ulster) Division for purposes of giving instruction 5 November 1915 to 3 February 1916.

and a link to the 4th Div
http://www.1914-1918.net/4div.htm

http://www.1914-1918.net/results.ht...f=FORID:11&ie=UTF-8&q=Labour+Corps&sa=GO#1132
I hope you find these useful
best regards
Braveheart
 

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