George Frederick Coward

Surname: Coward
Other names: George Frederick
Other people in this story:
Frederick Coward
Emma Coward (nee Dawe)
Edith Kate Tucker
Locations in this story:
Shaftesbury, Dorset
Enmore Green, Shaftesbury, Dorset
Sturminster, Dorset

George Frederick Coward was born in Enmore Green, Shaftesbury, Dorset, on 11 May 1892 the son of Frederick Coward and Emma Coward (nee Dawe).  He lived all his life apart from Military Service in the Enmore Green area.    His marriage to Edith Kate Tucker was registered at Shaftesbury in 1912.   He enlisted and joined the 6th Battalion fo the Welch Regiment as a Private (Service No. 3290).  He later transferred to the 11th Battalion (Service No. 63115) and served with them in the Balkans.  On his discharge on 29 Mar 1919 he was awarded the Victory and British War Medals as well as the 1915 Star.   He had married prior to the 1921 Census to Edith Kate Tucker as they were both living in Enmore Green at the time.   The 1939 Register shows he was living at 12 Long Cross, Enmore Green, Shaftesbury, Dorset, working as a General Farm Worker.  His death was recorded at the Sturminster, Dorset, Registry in 1971.


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