Other names: Frank
Locations in this story: Shaftesbury, DorsetEnmore Green, Shaftesbury, DorsetSturminster, Dorset
Story: Frank Brockway was born in Shaftesbury, Dorset, on 6 Nov 1878 and baptised at St. James Church on 1 Dec 1878 the son of Joseph Brockway and Emily Brockway (nee Hopkins). He lived all his life apart from Military Service in Shaftesbury including 41 Andrews Yard, St. James Street, Shaftesbury. He married Ellen Kate Francis at Enmore Green, Shaftesbury, on 26 Apr 1914. According to the Absent Voters List of 1918 he was serving with the Divisional Training Reserve of the Royal Marines (Royal Naval Division) as a Private (Service No. S/2697). It is not known in which theatre of war her served in but was only awarded the British War Medal. By the time of the 1939 Register he was living at 57 St. James Street, Shaftesbury, described as a Carting Contractor. His death was recorded at the Sturminster, Dorset, Register in 1957.