Harold Stephen Munday

Surname: Munday
Other names: Harold Stephen
Other people in this story:
Arthur Stephen Munday
Eliza Wright Munday née Gray
Ruby Lilian Munday née Pond
Locations in this story:
Shaftesbury, Dorset
Sturminster, Dorset
St. James, Shaftesbury

Harold Stephen Munday was born in Shaftesbury, Dorset, on 13th November 1891 and baptised at St. James Church on 20th December 1891, the son of Arthur Stephen Munday and Eliza Wright Munday (née Gray).  He lived all his early life at the family home at 94 St. James Street, Shaftesbury, Dorset.   He enlisted and joined the 2nd Battalion of the Dorsetshire Regiment as a Private (Service No. 25791).  He later transferred to the Hampshire Regiment (Service No. 0363).  It is not known in which theatre of war he served but following his discharge he was awarded the Victory and British War medals.  The 1921 Census shows him living with his parents back at 94 St. James Street but shortly afterwards he married Ruby Lilian Pond at St. James' Church, Shaftesbury, on 29th September 1921. By the time of the 1939 Register he was living at 73 St. James Street, Shaftesbury, Dorset, and was working as a Painter.  His death was recorded at the Sturminster, Dorset, Registry in 1962.


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