Frank Domoney

Surname: Domoney
Other names: Frank
Other people in this story:
Laban Domoney
Mary Domoney
Florence Emily Fudge
Levi Domoney
Walter Domoney
Locations in this story:
Iwerne Minster, Shaftesbury, Dorset
Bournemouth, Hampshire
Winton, Bournemouth, Dorset
France & Flanders
Christchurch, Hampshire
Surbiton, Surrey

Frank Domoney was born in Iwerne Minster, Shaftesbury, Dorset, on 12 Jun 1890 the son of Laban and Mary Domoney.  He spent his early life at either The Chalk or Higher Street, Iwerne Minster.   By 1911 he had moved to Bournemouth (then in Hampshire) working as a Chauffeur.   He had enlisted with the Army Service Corps as a Private (Service No. M2/098573).   He served in France and Flanders and had risen to the rank of Acting Sergeant by the time he was discharged on 28 Apr 1919.  He was awarded the Victory and British War Medals as well as the 1915 Star.   He married Florence Emily Fudge at Christchurch, Hampshire, in 1917.   The 1921 Census shows Frank boarding at 1 South Place, Surbiton, Surrey, where he was working as a Motor Driver for a private employer whilst his wife was living in Bournemouth, Hampshire.  By the time of the 1939 Register he was living at 46 Cardigan Road, Winton, Bournemouth, Dorset, working as a Motor Driver Mechanic.   He died in Bournemouth on 1 Mar 1949.  His brothers, Levi and Walter Domoney, also served in the conflict and all their names appear of a Roll of Honour privately published in Iwerne Minster.


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