Edward Archibald Score

Surname: Score
Other names: Edward Archibald
Other people in this story:
James Score
Annie Sophia Score (nee House)
Annie Trowbridge
Elizabeth Kate Mowlem
Reginald James Score
Locations in this story:
Fifehead, Dorset
Donhead St. Andrew, Wiltshire
Sturminster, Dorset
Alton-Pancras, Dorset
West Stour, Dorset
France & Flanders

Edward Archibald Score was born in Fifehead, Dorset, on 22 Nov 1893 the son of James Score, a Dairyman, and Annie Sophia Score (nee House).  He spent his early life in Fifehead as well as at The Lodge, Ferne Park, Donhead St. Andrew, Wiltshire.  He married Annie Trowbridge in Sturminster, Dorset, on 7 Jun 1915.   He had originally enlisted on 14 Dec 1914 and joined the Dorsetshire Regiment as a Private but was discharged as unlikely to become an efficient soldier on 24 Dec1914 (due to problems with his right foot).  Despite this event he went on to re-enlist on 11 Dec 1915 and was embodied on 7 Apr 1916 joining the Devonshire Regiment as a Private (Service No. 12604).   He served in France & Flanders from the 8 Jul 1916 eventually becoming a Lance Corporal on 14 May 1917.   He was finally discharged on 16 Jul 1919 and awarded the Victory and British War Medals.  Regrettably his wife died during 1924 and he went on to re-marry Elizabeth Kate Mowlem in Alton-Pancras, Dorset, on 4 May 1925.   By the time of the 1939 Register he was living in West Stour, Dorset, working as an Agricultural Worker.   His death was recorded in Sturminster during 1956.   His brother, Reginald James Score, also served during the conflict.


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