Other names: William
Locations in this story: Higher Street, Iwerne Minster, Shaftesbury, DorsetEverley Hill, Iwerne Courtney, Blandford, Dorset
Story: William Green was born at Iwerne Minster, Shaftesbury, Dorset, on 10th January 1874 and baptised there on 1st March 1874, the son of John and Maria Green. He lived most of his life in the Iwerne Minster area apart from Military Service. He married Sarah Anne Parkinson in 1899. By 1911 he was living at Higher Street, Iwerne Minster, and was working as a Gamekeeper. He had enlisted on 15th June 1918 with the Royal Marine Artillery as a Private (Service No. 3232). There are no other obvious available military records for William and it is not known in which theatre of war he might have served. By the time of the 1921 Census he was living in the High Street, Iwerne Minster, still employed as a Gamekeeper on the Ismay Estate and by 1939 Register he was living at Everley Hill, Iwerne Courtney, Blandford, Dorset, and was working now a General Labourer. He died on 15th January 1963. William's brother Charles (b.1881) also served in the war, with the Royal Garrison Artillery.