Alfred Domoney

Surname: Domoney
Other names: Alfred
Other people in this story:
Michael Domoney
Louisa Domoney née Hatcher
Alice Kate Domoney née Francis
Locations in this story:
Iwerne Minster, Dorset
France & Flanders
Sturminster, Dorset
Sutton Waldron, Dorset

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 and Sutton Waldron, Dorset.   He married Alice Kate Francis on 14th November 1912 and they went on to have six children.   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 from 16 Feb 1918 and received gun shot wounds on two occasions the last being on 24 Aug 1918.  He was discharged on 16th Oct 1919 and awarded the Victory and British War medals. By the 1921 Census he had returned to his home at 12 The Street, Sutton Waldron, working as a Shepherd and Farm Labourer  His wife sadly died on 14 Apr 1925 at the early age of 42 years.  By the 1939 Register he had moved to Church Road, Sutton Waldron, Dorset, working as a Farm Carter.   His death is registered at Sturminster Registry, Dorset, in 1961 and was buried at St. Bartholomew's Church, Sutton Waldron, on 22 Jun 1961.


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