Harry Jeanes

Surname: Jeanes
Other names: Harry
Other people in this story:
Henry Jeanes
Sarah Jane Jeanes née Stokes
Thirza Mary Jeanes née Russell
Phyllis Joyce Jeanes née Frampton
Locations in this story:
Church Road, Margaret Marsh, Shaftesbury, Dorset
West Street, Fontmell Magna, Shaftesbury, Dorset
Sturminster, Dorset
Shaftesbury, Dorset

Harry Jeanes was born in Margaret Marsh, Shaftesbury, Dorset, on 21st September 1873, the son of Henry Jeanes and Sarah Jane Jeanes (née Stokes).  He lived all his life in the area apart from time on Military Service.  He married Thirza Mary Russell in the Shaftesbury, Dorset, Registration area in 1900. They set up home in Church Road, Margaret Marsh.   Harry enlisted and joined the 5th Battalion of the Dorsetshire Regiment as a Private (Service No. 13021).  He served in Egypt from 22 Nov 1915 until he was transferred to the 449th Agricultural Company of the Labour Corps (Service No. 432009).  His address on the Absent Voters List for 1918 was 60 West Street, Fontmell Magna. He was discharged on 8th March 1919 and awarded the Victory and British War medals as well as the 1915 Star and by the 1921 Census had remained in 60 West Street, Fontmell Magna, working as a Casual Labourer on his own account.  His wife, Thirza, died in early 1932 and he went on to re-marry Phyllis Joyce Frampton in Shaftesbury, Dorset, in December 1932.  By the time of the 1939 Register he was still living at 60 West Street, Fontmell Magna, Shaftesbury, Dorset, (where he remained for the rest of his life) described as an Occasional Council Worker and also an ARP Warden.   His death was recorded at the Sturminster, Dorset, Registry on 13th March 1958.


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