Charles Francis Burden

Surname: Burden
Other names: Charles Francis
Other people in this story:
Francis William Burden
Annie Eliza Burden (nee Webb)
Dorothy Caroline Llewellin
Locations in this story:
Tarrant Gunville, Dorset
Tarrant Hinton, Dorset
Iwerne Minster, Shaftesbury, Dorset
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Little Bedwyn, Marlborough, Wiltshire

Story:
Charles Francis Burden was born at Tarrant Gunville, Dorset, on 9 Oct 1895 the son of Francis William Burden and Annie Eliza Burden (nee Weeks).  He lived his early life at either Tarrant Gunville or Tarrant Hinton, Dorset.  By 1914 he had moved to The Drove, Iwerne Minster, Shaftesbury, Dorset.  He enlisted and served with the 2nd Battalion of the Dorsetshire Regiment as a Private (Service No. 16353).  It is not known in which theatre of war he served in but on his discharge on 25 Mar 1919 was awarded the Victory and British War Medals.   He married Dorothy Caroline Llewellin at Iwerne Minster, Shaftesbury, Dorset, on 14 Oct 1923.   By the time of the 1939 Register he was living at 7 Brigmerston, Nr. Salisbury, Dorset, working as a domestic gardener.  His death was recorded at Little Bedwyn, Marlborough, Wiltshire, on 10 Dec 1979.

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