Harry Morgan Dove

Surname: Dove
Other names: Harry Morgan
Other people in this story:
John Dove
Alice Dove (nee Thick)
Emma Jane Gammon
Locations in this story:
Sixpenny Handley, Dorset
Bournemouth, Hampshire

Harry Morgan Dove was born in Sixpenny Handley, Dorset, on 19 Nov 1888 and baptised there on 20 Jan 1889 the son of John Dove and Alice Dove (nee Thick).   He lived all his early life in Sixpenny Handley.  He enlisted with the Royal Field Artillery as a Gunner (Service No. 199323).  It is not known in which theatre of war he served in but on his discharge was only awarded the British War Medal which might indicate he served in the UK only.   He married Emma Jane Gammon in Bournemouth, Hampshire, during 1926.  By the time of the 1939 Register he was living at 18 Bourne Court, Bourne Avenue, Bournemouth, Hampshire, working as a Caretaker.  His death was recorded in Bournemouth during 1972.


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