Other names: Bertie Alfred
Locations in this story: Sherborne, DorsetIwerne Minster, DorsetIlminster, SomersetSturminster, Dorset
Story: Bertie Alfred Burrows was born in Sherborne, Dorset, on 22 Aug 1886 and baptised there over a year later on 23 Nov 1887 the son of Charles Burrows and Ellen Rose Burrows (nee Loader). By 1911 he was boarding at Church Street, Iwerne Minster, Dorset. He married Agnes Gertrude Roberts in Ilminster, Somerset, on 6 Apr 1915. The Absent Voters List of 1918 shows him registered in Iwerne Minster and serving with the 2nd/1st Battalion of the Dorset (Queen's Own) Yeomanry as a Private (Service No. 46213). No other military records have been found. By the time of the 1939 Register he was living at Church Hill, Iwerne Minster, Dorset, working as a Plumber and Hot Water Fitter. His death was recorded at the Sturminster, Dorset, Registry in 1968.