Other names: Alfred
Locations in this story: Iwerne Minster, DorsetFrance & FlandersSturminster, DorsetShaftesbury, Dorset
Story: Alfred Domoney was born in Iwerne Minster, Dorset, on 22nd April 1887, the son of Michael Domoney and Louisa Domoney (née Hatcher). He lived most of his early civilian life in Iwerne Minster. He married Alice Kate Francis on 14th November 1912 and they went on to have at least three daughters. Alfred enlisted on 7th June 1916 and was mobilized on 6th October 1916 with the 1st Battalion of the Welsh Guards as a Guardsman (Service No. 3251). He served in France and Flanders and received gun shot wounds on two occasions. He was discharged on 16th Oct 1919 and awarded the Victory and British War medals. His wife sadly died in 1925. By the 1939 Register he was living at Church Road, Shaftesbury, Dorset, working as a Farm Carter. His death is registered at Sturminster Registry, Dorset, in 1961.