Other names: Charles John
Locations in this story: Hartgrove, East Orchard, Shaftesbury, DorsetPreston, Nr. Weymouth, DorsetLitton-Cheney, DorsetBridport, DorsetFrance & Flanders
Story: Charles John Hiscock was born at Hartgrove, East Orchard, Shaftesbury, Dorset, on 14 Apr 1895 the son of Charles John Hiscock and Sarah Jane Hiscock (nee Plummer). Charles enlisted on 1 Sep 1915 and joined the 4th Battalion of the Royal Field Artillery as a Driver. (Service No. 10748). He served in France and Flanders eventually being demobilized on 31 Mar 1920. He was awarded the Victory and British War Medals and the 1915 Star. On his return he resided at Jordan Cottages, Preston, Nr. Weymouth, Dorset. He married Alice Maud Webber at Litton-Cheney, Dorset, on 29 Oct 1927 and they went on to have one child. By the 1939 Register he was living at 2 Church Path, Bridport, Dorset, working as a cowman. Charles died in 1979 in the Weymouth Registration District.