Frederick Wareham

Surname: Wareham
Other names: Frederick
Other people in this story:
George Wareham
Emma Georgina Wareham (nee Wareham)
Daisy Edith Boyte
Francis George Wareham
Edward Wareham
Locations in this story:
Iwerne Minster, Shaftesbury, Dorset
The Balkans
Iwerne Courtney, Blandford, Dorset
Blandford, Dorset

Frederick Wareham was born in Iwerne Minster, Shaftesbury, Dorset, on 14 Aug 1887 and baptised there on 2 Oct 1887 the son of George Wareham and Emma Georgina Wareham (nee Wareham).   He lived most of his life in the Iwerne Minster area.  He enlisted in the Dorsetshire Regiment as a Private (Service No. 10057).  He served with the Regiment in The Balkans but later transferred to the 11th Divisional Signals Company of the Royal Engineers as a Pioneer (Service No. 310919).  On his discharge he was awarded the Victory and British War Medals as well as the 1915 Star.   By the 1921 Census he was living with his parents in Watery Lane, Iwerne Minster, working as a Farm Carter on the Ismay Estate Home Farm.   He married Daisy Edith Boyte at Iwerne Minster on 8 Oct 1921.   By the time of the 1939 Register he was living at 7 The Gardens, Iwerne Courtney, Blandford, Dorset, working as a County Council Roadman.   He died in Blandford Hospital, Blandford, Dorset, on 7 May 1962.   His brothers, Francis George Wareham and Edward Wareham, also served in the conflict.


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