Also Served: George Ball -
94, East View, Warrington Road, Prescot
Private 52948, 13th Bn., Durham Light Infantry
George Ball was born on 3rd March 1893 in Rainhill, the son of Walter and Mary Ball. The family was living at 21, Beaconsfield Street at the time of the 1911 census, where, aged 18, George recorded his occupation as "File Cutter".Ref. No.: A1487
He joined the army on 6th May 1913 at Prescot. He recorded his occupation as "Driller".
He was included in the Parish Magazine list of men of the Bible Class who were serving the colours.
On 5th October 1918, at Cambrai, he was wounded, suffering a Gun Shot wound to the finger.
He was demobilised on 23rd March 1919. His service had seen him in France for 13 months and Italy for 10 months. On discharge, his address was recorded as 94 East View, Warrington Road, Prescot
I believe George died in the summer of 1920, aged 26
George is remembed on the EFD Roll of Honout