Other names: Bertram John
Locations in this story: Fontmell Magna, Shaftesbuyr, DorsetManston, DorsetDonhead St. Andrew, WiltshireSalisbury, Wiltshire
Story: Bertram John Frampton was born at Fontmell Magna, Shaftesbury, Dorset, on 21 Feb 1899 the son of Edwin Thomas Frampton and Priscilla Frampton (nee Gray). He lived with his family at Bleaks Hill, Fontmell Magna. He enlisted and joined the Royal Fusiliers as a Private (Service No. GS/58871). It is not known in which theatre of war he served in but it is known he was successively with the 4th and 23rd Battalions. He was discharged on 17 Oct 1919 and awarded the Victory and British War Medals. He married Ethel Clara Lewis at Manston, Dorset on 28 Sep 1930. By the time of the 1939 Register he was living at Arundell Farm Cottages, Donhead St. Andrew, Wiltshire, working as a Dairyman. His death was recorded at the Salisbury, Wiltshire, Registry on 1 Apr 1984.