Frank Tuffin

Surname: Tuffin
Other names: Frank
Other people in this story:
Edwin George Tuffin
Mary Ann Tuffin (nee O'Brien)
Ellen Rose Fanner
Locations in this story:
Motcombe, Shaftesbury, Dorset.

Frank Tuffin was born in Motcombe, Shaftesbury, Dorset, on 28 Mar 1893 and baptised there on 3 Mar 1893 the son of Edwin George Tuffin and Mary Ann Tuffin (nee O'Brien).  He lived all his life, apart from Military Service, in the Elm Hill, Motcombe, Shaftesbury area.   He enlisted and joined the Machine Gun Corps as a Private (Service No. 118509).  It is not know in which theatre of war he served but on his discharge on 19 Nov 1919 he was awarded the Victory and British War Medals.   He married Ellen Rose Tucker in Motcombe on 8 Feb 1921.   The 1921 Census shows him living at 86 Corner Lane, Motcombe, working as a General Farm Hand and by the time of the 1939 Register he had moved to 67 Motcombe Street, Motcombe, Shaftesbury, Dorset, working as a Bacon Factory Packer as well as being a Volunteer ARP Warden.  His death was recorded on 25 Jun 1964 and he was buried at St. Mary's Church, Motcombe..


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