Other names: Alfred William
Locations in this story: Winchfield, HampshireHartley Whitney, HampshireShaftesbury, DorsetTottenham, Middlesex
Story: Alfred William Dennis was born in Winchfield, Hampshire, on 14 Mar 1884 the son of Frederick John Dennis and Catherine Dorothy Dennis (nee Darnell). He lived his early life in Winchfield. He married Annie Flora Henry in the Hartley Witney, Hampshire, Registration area in 1911. He had moved to Shaftesbury, Dorset, to work as a Post Office Clerk. He enlisted with the Royal Engineers as a Sapper (later becoming a Lance Corporal) (Service No. 152447). It is not known in which theatre of war he served but he was attached to the GHQ Wireless Group. On his discharge he was awarded the Victory and British War Medals. He continue to live in Shaftesbury living at 3 Salisbury Street and later the The Bungalow, Alcester, Shaftesbury. In 1920 he was admitted to the Shaftesbury Lodge. By the time of the 1939 Register he was living at 75 Fifth Cross Road, Tottenham, Middlesex, working as a GPO Sorting Clerk and also as a Volunteer Auxillary Fireman. He died in Tottenham on 24 May 1950.