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  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission headstone marking George Harold Frost's grave, Denain Communal Cemetery, Denain, France.  Photograph 'Len', 'findagrave' website.
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Nottingham
George Harold Frost was born in 1898 at Nottingham and was the eldest son of George and Elizabeth Frost (née Johnson) of 133 Woodborough Road. His father George was born in 1873 at Nottingham and his mother Elizabeth Johnson was born in 1874 at Nottingham. They were married in 1895 at Nottingham and had the following children all born in Nottingham: Herbert b1900, William b1905, Albert b1907 and Leonard b1908 . In the 1911 census the family was living at 74 Peas Hill Road, Nottingham and shown as George 38 yrs a boot repairer, his wife Elizabeth 37 yrs and their children George 13 yrs an errand boy, Herbert 11 yrs a scholar, William 6 yrs , Albert 4 yrs and Leonard 3 yrs. At the time of George's death in November 1918 his father was serving in Palestine and his brother Herbert in France.
In 1911 he was an errand boy
14 Jul 1918
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2/5th Bn The Prince of Wales's (North Staffordshire Regiment)
George Harold Frost enlisted at Nottingham and served with 2/5th Battalion North Staffordshire Regiment. He was taken prisoner of war on 21st March 1918 and died of influenza on 14th July 1918 while still a prisoner. He was buried in Denain Communal Cemetery, France.
Personal inscription CWGC headstone: 'Christ will link the broken chain closer when we meet again' Nottingham Evening Post, 'Roll of Honour', 25 November 1918: FROST, on July 14th (prisoner of war) in Germany, George Harold, 2/5th North Staffordshire, eldest son of Sergeant G and Mrs Frost of 133 Woodborough Road, Mother, father (in Palestine), brothers and Herbert in France Nottingham Evening Post, ’Roll of Honour’, 26 November 1918: ‘Frost. On July 14th (prisoner of war in Germany) George Harold, 2/5 N.Staffs dearly loved eldest son of Sergt. G and Mrs Frost of 133, Woodborough-road. Till we meet again. Sorrowing mother, father (in Palestine) and brothers, Herbert (in France).' (www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk) Nottingham Evening Post, ’Roll of Honour’, 26 November 1918: ‘Frost. Died July 14th (prisoner of war in Germany) Pte. George Harold Frost. Shattered hopes. Sorrowing aunt and uncle Upton.’ (www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk) 'Roll of Honour', 27th November 1918, Nottingham Evening Post :- “FROST. – On July 14th (prisoner of war in Germany) George Harold, 2/5 N. Staffs, dearly loved eldest son Sergt. G. and Mrs. Frost, of 133, Woodborough-road. 'Till we meet again. – Sorrowing mother, father (in Palestine), and brothers, Herbert (in France). “FROST. – Died July 14th (prisoner of war in Germany), Pte. George Harold Frost. Shattered hopes. – Sorrowing aunt and uncle Upton.” In memoriam published 14th July 1919 in the Nottingham Evening Post :- “FROST. – In loving memory of Pte. G. H. Frost, died prisoner of war in German hands, July 14th, 1918, dearly loved eldest son of George and Elizabeth Frost, 133, Woodborough-road. Christ will link the broken chain closer when we meet again. – Loving mother, father, and brothers.” Above are courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
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  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission headstone marking George Harold Frost's grave, Denain Communal Cemetery, Denain, France.  Photograph 'Len', 'findagrave' website.
    George Harold Frost - Commonwealth War Graves Commission headstone marking George Harold Frost's grave, Denain Communal Cemetery, Denain, France. Photograph 'Len', 'findagrave' website.