French, James Arthur

James Arthur French, Coldstream Guards

Born Hull 1887. Son of James William French and Mary French, of 3 Russell Place, Norfolk Street, Hull. One of six children. A former labourer. He married Hannah Ellis (1895-1980), at St Saviour’s Church, Hull, in November 1914. His wife, Hannah Ellis (a895-1980), and son James, lived at 1, Chestnut Avenue, Montrose Street, Hull. (CWGC Address). He enlisted in Hull, on 22/12/1914. Served with Coldstream Guards. Wounded and discharged from the service on 13/08/1917. He died on 15/08/1920, aged 33. Given a Military Funeral. Buried at Hull’s Hedon Road Cemetery. His death was reported in the Hull Daily Mail, on 20/08/1920. * James was awarded for his service, the ww1 victory medal, British War medal, 1914-15 star, and silver war badge, on discharge from army.
Note: CWGC records list him as Guardsman, A J French, aged 20?


First name:
JAMES ARTHUR
Military Number:
11053
Rank:
Guardsman
Date Died
15/08/1920
Place died:
Hull (Hedon Road) Cemetery, East Yorkshire, UK
Age:
33
1 CHESTNUT AVENUE, MONTROSE STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
Place Buried