Other names: Albert
Locations in this story: Upton, SomersetDulverton, SomersetIwerne Minster, DorsetDrayton, South Petherton, SomersetDorchester, DorsetYeovil, Somerset
Story: Albert Lock was born in Upton, Somerset, on 12 Jun 1885 the son of James Lock and Alma Lock (nee Stark). He lived his early life in Upton and later Dulverton, Somerset. He married Mabel Frances Louisa Hanford in Iwerne Minster, Dorset, on 29 Aug 1909 and by 1911 had set up home at Shute Lane, Iwerne Minster. He had enlisted and joined the Army Service Corps as a Private (Service No. TS/9938) and later transferred to the Machine Gun Corps (Service No. 191849). It is not known in which theatre of war he served but was discharged on 1 Jan 1920 and awarded the British War Medal only. By the time of the 1939 Register his wife was living at Drayton, South Petherton, Somerset, but Albert was a patient in the Dorset Mental Hospital, Dorchester, Dorset. His death was recorded at the Yeovil, Somerset, Registry in 1970.