George Frederic Wall was the fifth child of Henry Edward Wall & Emma Rosanna Kettle born February 17th, 1886 & christened January 11th, 1891 at St John's, West Bromwich.
George was living at 9 Paradise St, West Bromwich with his parents & brothers & sisters at the time of the 1891 census.
George was still living at home in Paradise St in 1901 & at the age of
15 he was a wood polisher.
In 1911 George was still with his parents in Paradise St & he was a tramcar painter.
George was an executor of his parent's wills in 1922 & 1928 when he was still a coach painter.
George married Annice Mary Wilkes on November 15th 1914 in West Bromwich. Annice was born December 21st, 1888 at Brownhills, Staffs, the daughter of Agnes & Mathew Henry Wilkes, a grocer’s warehouseman.
George enlisted in the army in 1915 & served until 1918. His address at that time was 11 Paradise St, West Bromwich. He served in the infantry in France & Italy but unfortunately developed trench nephritis in 1917.
The 1939 register shows George & Annie Mary living at 289 St Paul’s Rd, Smethwick & he was still a coach painter. With him were daughter Mabel, a baker’s hand, & son George, a tool setter. Also with the family was George’s brother, William Holyoake Wall (w.8.4.7} who was now widowed & working as a coach body builder.
George died on September 7th, 1950 at 289 St Paul’s Rd, Smethwick. Probate of his estate was granted to son George H, a tool setter, & daughter Mabel Annice Hennah (wife of Augustus Hennah). His effects were £2004.3s.6d.
Annice died aged 80 in July-September 1968 in Birmingham.
The children of George Frederic Wall & Annice Mary Wilkes were:
w.220.127.116.11 Annice Mabel Wall born April 19th, 1915 in West Bromwich; died 1978 in Birmingham
w.18.104.22.168 George H Wall born July 18th, 1920 in West Bromwich; died July-September 1995 in Birmingham