Frederick Mansfield

Surname: Mansfield
Other names: Frederick
Other people in this story:
Thomas James Mansfield
Ellen Mansfield née Andrew
Locations in this story:
Shaftesbury, Dorset
Sturminster, Dorset
Magdalene Lane, Shaftesbury

Story:
Frederick Mansfield was born in Shaftesbury, Dorset, on 2nd August 1875 and baptised there on 29th August 1875, the son of Thomas James Mansfield and Ellen Mansfield (née Andrew).  He lived his early life in Shaftesbury.   He enlisted in the Royal Navy on 29th October 1891 and in time had served on more than fifteen ships of the line.  He held the rank of Leading Seaman.  On his discharge on 27th June 1919 he was awarded the Victory and British medals as well as the 1914/15 Star.  By the time of the 1939 Register he was living at 3 Magdalene Lane, Shaftesbury, Dorset, and was employed as a Schools Attendance Officer.  His death was recorded in the Sturminster, Dorset, Registry in 1954.

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