|1. Memorial:||Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial||Flanders|
|2. Book:||The (1921) Masonic Roll of Honour 1914-1918||Pg.125|
|3. Memorial:||The (1940) Scroll - WW1 Roll of Honour||2B GQS|
Awards & Titles:
Family :Son of A. P. Hoare and J. Hoare, of Town Farm, Amersham, Bucks.
Education & Career :
- The First World War 1914-1918, World-wide.
|Unit / Ship / Est.: Honourable Artillery Company|
|Action : Other actions in Spring 1915|
The official dates cover the period from 15th June 1915 to 8th August 1915. This is the period on the Western Front following the piecemeal engagements North of the La Bassee canal at Aubers Ridge, Festubert & Givenchy but before the Battle of Loos, the largest Western Front battle of 1915.
Bucks Herald 3rd July 1915 "DEATH OF LEIUT. HOARE.-The death is announced of Second Lieut. William George Hoare. He was a son of Mr. Alfred Parker Hoare, of Williamson's, Ltd., Trinity Warehouse, Savage Gardens, and was himself a director of the Globe Printing Co., Ltd, Scrutton-street, Finsbury. At Elstow School, Bedford, where he was educated, he distinguished himself both in studies and in athletics. Several years ago he joined the London Scottish, and was afterwards transferred to the H.A.C. With the latter Corps he went to the front last September. In a lette to the fallen officer's facther, Captain Douglas says:- "George was a very conscientuous, and able officer, and during the time he was with my Company we had become very fond of him. His men knew him as a good and sound soldier. They would have done anything for him and followed him anywhere." He was a grandson of Mrs. Williams, late tenant of the Town Farm, which farm is now held by Mr. A.P. Hoare. Lieut. Hoare had many family connections here, and these and quite a number of resident will regret to hear of the loss which Mr. Hoare has sustained."
See also: Amersham Museum for a full and detailed biography.
|Type||Lodge Name and No.||Province/District :|
|Mother :||Lodge of Prosperity No. 65 E.C.||London|
|Joined :||FitzRoy No. 569 E.C.||London|
25th March 1909
20th June 1909
28th October 1909
Joined Fitz Roy Lodge No. 569 28th October 1910 and stated to be "Killed in Action" on their contribution records.
The project globally acknowledges the following as sources of information for research across the whole database:
- The Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- The (UK) National Archives
- Ancestry.co.uk - Genealogy, Family Trees & Family History online
- ugle.org.uk - The records of the United Grand Lodge of England including the Library and Museum of Freemasonry
- Founder Researchers : Paul Masters & Mike McCarthy
- Researcher : Bruce Littley