Henry Ernest Scammell

Surname: Scammell
Other names: Henry Ernest
Other people in this story:
Charles Frederick Scammell
Mary Theresa Scammell (nee Farr)
Charlotte Ellen Bugler
Locations in this story:
Donhead St. Andrew, Wiltshire
Donhead St. Mary. Wiltshire
Tisbury, Wiltshire
Salisbury, Wiltshire

Henry Ernest Scammell (as Registered at birth) was born in Donhead St. Mary, Wiltshire, on 8 Jul 1891 the son of Charles Frederick Scammell and Mary Theresa Scammell (nee Farr).  He spent all his early life in the Birdbush area of Donhead St. Mary, except for a short period when he lived with his Grandfather in Donhead St. Andrew, Wiltshire.   He had enlisted on 11 Oct 1915  with the 3rd Battalion of the Royal Wiltshire Yeomanry as a Private (Service No. 32159).  He served in the Balkans and Salonika from 15 Sep 1916 until he was transferred to the Labour Corps some time after 14 Dec 1918.  He was eventually discharged as being physically unfit for further duty due to heart problems on 26 Mar 1919 and awarded the Silver War Badge No. 476566.  He was also awarded the Victory and British War Medals.  His marriage to Charlotte Ellen Bugler was recorded in Tisbury, Wiltshire, during 1920.   By the time of the 1939 Register he was living at Jenkins Corner, Wincombe Lane, Donhead St. Mary, Wiltshire, working as a General Farm Labourer.  His death was recorded in Salisbury, Wiltshire, during 1975.


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