Ernest Foot

Ernest John Foot

Surname: Foot
Other names: Ernest John
Other people in this story:
Alfred Foot
Dinah Jane Foot nee Brockway
Alice Maria Foot née Rebbeck
Locations in this story:
Bakers Farm, Twyford, Shaftesbury, Dorset
Compton Abbas, Shaftesbury, Dorset
Sturminster, Dorset
Gumms Farm, Twyford, Shaftesbury, Dorset

Story:
Ernest John Foot was born in Twyford, Shaftesbury, Dorset, on 5th October 1895, the son of Alfred Foot and Dinah Jane Foot (née Brockway).  He lived all his life in the Twyford, Shaftesbury, area except for his Military Service.  The only record of his First World War service is from the Absent Voters List of 1918 which shows his address as Bakers Farm, Twyford, and that he was a Private with the 1/1st Battalion of the Dorset (Queen's Own) Yeomanry (Service No. H/230127).  There are no other relevant records.  He married Alice Maria Rebbeck at Compton Abbas, Shaftesbury, Dorset, on 10th December 1925.   By the time of the 1939 Register he was living a Gumms Farm, Twyford, Shaftesbury, and was described as a Dairy Farmer as well as an ARP Warden.   His death was recorded at the Sturminster, Dorset, Registry in 1965.

Images:
  • Dorset Yeomanry Camp

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