Biography of Private George Snart (22588)
7th Battalion Lincolnshire Regiment
Died 3rd November 1916


  • Name: George Wilson Hull
  • Date of birth: 1893
  • Place of Birth: Baston, Lincolnshire, England
  • Date of Birth Registration: January – March 1893
  • Place of Birth Registration: Bourne, Lincolnshire, England


  • Name: William Hull
  • DOB: 1868
  • Place of Birth: Baston, Lincolnshire, England
  • Occupation: Groom on farm


  • Name: Amelia Pickering
  • DOB: 15th October 1869
  • Place Of Birth: Barholm, Lincolnshire, England
  • Marriage: 11th October 1892 Baston, Linconshire, England

Siblings: (Name), (DOB), (POB)

  • George Wilson Hull, 1893, Baston
  • Charles Cecil Hull, 1894, Baston
  • Edward Harry Hull, 1897, Baston
  • William Arthur Hull, 1900, Baston
  • Willie Hull, 1903, Baston


  • 1901: George is living with his parents in Church Street, Baston, Lincolnshire.
  • 1911: George is living with his parents in Church Street, Baston, Lincolnshire. The census gives him an age of 18 and he is listed as a labourer on farm.

Both census’ the family was under the name of Snart.

Relatives in services


  • No marriage for George has been found and because of his age we can assume that he never had the opportunity to marry.

Newspaper Mentions

  • Grimsby News Friday 8th December 1916
    List of casulties amongst warrant officers, non-commissioned officers and men, reported under various dates, include the following. All are privates expect where otherwise shown.  The place shown against each soldier’s name is the home of his next-of-kin, except when followed by the abbreviation “Enlt.,” when it is his place of enlistment.
    Lincolnshire Regiment
    Snart, G. (Peterborough)

Military Records

Attestation Papers

  • None found

Soldier’s Died In The Great War

  • These records show that Private George Snart, 22588, 7th Bn Lincolnshire Regiment was killed in action on 3rd November 1916 in the Western European Theatre in France and Flanders.

Pension Records

  • Available

Effects Left To

  • Mother Amelia


  • The British Medal
  • The Victory Medal


  • UK:
  • Baston, Roll of Honour in St John the Baptist Church


  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission:
  • In memory of Private George Snart, 22588, 7th Bn., Lincolnshire Regiment who died on 3 November 1916 Age 23
  • Son of Mr. and Mrs. W. Snart, of Church St., Baston, Peterborough.
  • Remembered with honour, Thiepval Memorial
  • Pier and Face 1 C.

© Picture taken by South Lincolnshire War Memorials

© Picture taken by South Lincolnshire War Memorials

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