Douglas Harry Steele

Surname: Steele
Other names: Douglas Harry
Other people in this story:
Samuel Charles Steele
Fanny Steele (nee Bennett)
Herbert Alfred Steele
Edward James Steele
Daisy Edith Lampard
Locations in this story:
Tollard Royal, Wiltshire
Spettisbury, Dorset
Tisbury, Wiltshire
Shaftesbury, Dorset
Bournemouth, Hampshire

Douglas Harry Steele was born in Tollard Royal, Wiltshire, on 12 Jun 1896 the son of Samuel Charles Steele and Fanny Steele (nee Bennett).  He lived his early life in Tollard Royal until by 1911 his family had moved to Lower Almer, Spettisbury, Dorset.   He had enlisted with the Royal Field Artillery as a Driver (Service No. 212345).  It is not known in which theatre of war he served but on his discharge was awarded the Victory and British War Medals.  His marriage to Daisy Edith Lampard was recorded at the Tisbury, Wiltshire, Registry during 1920.  By the time of the 1939 Register he was living at 'LittleDown', Barton Hill, Shaftesbury, Dorset, working as a Dairyman.  His death was recorded in the Bournemouth, Hampshire, Registry during 1972.  His brothers, Herbert Alfred Steele and Edward James Steele, both served and survived the conflict.


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