Other names: Frederick Robert
Locations in this story: Fontmell Magna, Shaftesbury, DorsetBlandford, Dorset
Story: Frederick Robert Jenkins was born in Fontmell Magna, Shaftesbury, Dorset, on 18 May 1899 the son of Henry J. Jenkins and Ellen Jenkins (nee Coombs). He lived his early life at Smith's Hole, Fontmell Magna. According to the Fontmell Magna Roll of Honour he served with the Dorsetshire Regiment though no service or medal records can be found. His marriage to Evelyn Mary Whitmarsh was recorded at the Blandford, Dorset, Registry in 1922. By the time of the 1939 Register he was living at 26 Langton Road, Blandford, Dorset, working as a Driver of a Commercial Goods Vehicle. He died in Blandford, Dorset, on 25 Feb 1984.