Other names: Egbert Joseph
Locations in this story: Bedchester, Shaftesbury, DorsetEgyptChipping Sodbury, GloucestershireSodbury, Gloucestershire
Story: Egbert Joseph Hiscox was born in Bedchester, Shaftesbury, Dorset, on 18 May 1897 the son of Henry James Hiscox and Maria Louisa Hiscox (nee Smith). He lived his early life at Pitts Cottages, Bedchester, Shaftesbury. He enlisted and served with the Royal Field Artillery as, firstly, a Gunner and latterly, as a Driver. (Service Nos. 79301 & 79031). He served in Egypt and on his discharge was awarded the Victory and British War Medals as well as the 1915 Star. He married Olive Irene Dent in Chipping Sodbury, Gloucestershire, in 1928. By the time of the 1939 Register he was living at 3 Hambrook Road, Sodbury, Gloucestershire, working as a Labourer. No record of his death has been found.