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Bartley Hiscock

Surname: Hiscock
Other names: Bartley
Other people in this story:
Albert Hiscock
Sarah Hiscock née Bartley
Mary Margaret Hiscock née Stevenson
Locations in this story:
East Knoyle, Wiltshire
Motcombe, Shaftesbury, Dorset
Lambeth, Surrey
Union Street, Aldershot, Hampshire
Manor Farm, East Stour, Dorset

Bartley Hiscock was born at East Knoyle, Wiltshire, on 3rd July 1881 and baptised at the Methodist Chapel, Motcombe, Shaftesbury, Dorset, on 21st August 1881, the son of Albert Hiscock and Sarah Hiscock (née Bartley).  During his early life he lived with his family at Manor Farm, East Stour, Dorset.   He moved from place to place from the age of 20, learning his trade as a Butcher.  He married Mary Margaret Stevenson at Lambeth, Surrey, Registry Office on 9th August 1911 and they went on to have four children, two of whom died shortly after birth.  Bartley enlisted on 9th December 1915 but was not mobilized until 18th May 1917 as Private with the Army Service Corps (Motor Transport) 970th Company (Service No. M322460).  He served in Mesopotamia and India from 31 Aug 1917, being eventually demobilized on 13th August 1919 and awarded the Victory and British War medals.  The 1921 Census shows him living at 5 Union Street, Aldershot, Hampshire, working as a Butcher on his own account and by the 1939 Register at 9-11 Union Street, Aldershot, Hampshire, now described as a Registered Butcher's Shop Keeper.  He died in the Aldershot on 25 Mar 1968.


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