Other names: Albert Victor
Locations in this story: Berwick St. John, Wiltshire
Story: Albert Victor Chown was born in Berwick St. John, Wiltshire, on 12 Jun 1888 and baptised there on 1 Jul 1888 the son of Thomas Chown and Mary Ann Chown (nee Billingham). He lived all his life apart from Military Service in Berwick St. John. He had enlisted with the Duke of Edinburgh's (Wiltshire) Regiment as a Private (Service No. 203620). It is not known in which theatre of war he served but he was with the 1st/4th Battalion and discharged on 2 Jan 1920 and awarded the Victory and British War Medals. By the time of the 1939 Register he was living at Clarke's House, Berwick Sr. John, Wiltshire, working as a Dairy Farmer. He died in Berwick St. John on 24 May 1963. He had remained single all his life.