Sixpenny Handley War Memorial

Hector Card

Surname: Card
Other names: Hector
Other people in this story:
Harry Card
Ellen Card
Locations in this story:
Wimborne, Dorset
Sixpenny Handley, Dorset
Weymouth Cemetery, Dorset

Story:
Hector Card was born in 1891 in the registration district of Wimborne. He was the son of Harry Card, a farm labourer, and Ellen Card. At the time of the 1911 Census he was single, working as a bricklayer's labourer and living at Sixpenny Handley, Dorset. He enlisted as a Private in the Dorsetshire Regiment (Service No. 12892) and served in the United Kingdom. He died of pneumonia on 21st February 1915, 19 days after enlisting and was buried at Weymouth Cemetery (grave id. B. "Gen" 446). He is remembered on the Sixpenny Handley War Memorial.

Images:
  • Sixpenny Handley War Memorial
  • Sixpenny Handley War Memorial
  • Sixpenny Handley War Memorial

Links to related web content / sources:
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
The National Archives