Other names: Harold George
Locations in this story: Donhead St. Mary, WiltshireLudwell, Donhead St. mary, WiltshireIrelandLeicester, Leicestershire
Story: Harold George Maidment was born in Donhead St. Mary, Wiltshire, on 5 Sep 1897 and baptised at St. John the Baptist Church, Ludwell, Donhead St. Mary, on 16 Oct 1897 the son of George Maidment and Mary Ann Maidment (nee Lunn). He spent his early life in Donhead St. Mary until he enlisted and joined the Duke of Edinburgh's (Wiltshire) Regiment as a Private (Service Nos. 2945, 01420 & 201202). It is not known in which theatre of war he served but he was only awarded the British War Medal following his discharge. He had married Mary Dennan sometime prior to 1921 in, it is thought, Ireland. By the time of the 1939 Register he was living at 31 Raglan Street, Leicester, Leicestershire, working as an Agricultural Labourer. His death was recorded in Leicester during 1983.