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George Michael BALL
 
George was the husband of Alan Betts's great aunt Gertrude Ann Barnett. He was born in Hednesford in 1890 and later became a Hawkesman
 
George enlisted in 1915 in the West Yorkshire Regiment and was sent to France
 
In July 1916, he came home on leave and married Gertrude in Hednesford
 
After home leave, he returned to France. On the 28th March 1918 he was killed at Arras
 
 
His name appears on both the
 
                                     
 
 
 
In October 2005, Alan went to Bienvillers Military Cemetery
and visited George's grave and paid his respects
 
If you want any information on George or Gertrude,
please contact Alan Betts
 
If you have any information on George or Gertrude,
please contact enquiries@bfhg.org.uk
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  
 
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