Other names: Harold George
Locations in this story: Bowerchalke, WiltshireEbbesbourne Wake, WiltshireTarrant Rushton, DorsetRomsey, Hampshire
Story: Harold George Golden was born in Bowerchalke, Wiltshire, on 3 Mar 1899 and baptised there on 10 Apr 1899 the son of George Golden and Catherine Golden (nee Weeks). He lived his early life in Bowerchalke until, by 1911, the family had moved to Ebbesbourne Wake, Wiltshire. Harold enlisted and joined the 1st Battalion of the Duke of Edinburgh's (Wiltshire) Regiment as a Private (Service No. 47024). It is not known in which theatre of war he served but on his discharge on 26 Feb 1919 was awarded the Victory and British War Medals. He married Winifred May Beale in Tarrant Rushton, Dorset, on 23 Nov 1932. By the time of the 1939 Register he was living at Woodington Cottage, Romsey, Hampshire, working as a Farm Carter. He died in Romsey during 1969.