Other names: Harry John
Locations in this story: Milford, WiltshireMere, WiltshireBerwick St. John, WiltshireSway, Brockenhurst, HamshireLymington, HampshireWeston, Winchester, HampshireNew Forest, Hampshire
Story: Harry John Feltham was born in Milford, Wiltshire, on 5 Jan 1898 and baptised at Mere, Wiltshire, on 29 May 1898 the son of Harry Feltham, a Blacksmith, and Susan Caroline Feltham (nee Mells). He lived his early life in Berwick St. John, Wiltshire, until by 1911 he had moved to Sway, Brockenhurst, Hampshire, living with his grandparents. He had enlisted with the Duke of Edinburgh's (Wiltshire) Regiment as a Private (Service No. 35270). It is not known in which theatre of war he served but at sometime he transferred to the Army Service Corps as a Driver (Service No. T/38848). On his discharge he was awarded the Victory and British War Medals. His marriage to Jessie Vida Rickman was recorded at Lymington, Hampshire, During 1923. By the time of the 1939 Register he was living at Weston Farm, Weston, Winchester, Hampshire, working as a Farm Baliff. His death was recorded during 1964 at the New Forest Registry, Hampshire.