Jack Day

Surname: Day
Other names: Jack
Other people in this story:
Finch Day
Louisa Jane Day (nee Read)
Theodora Thirza Burgess
Locations in this story:
Sixpenny Handley, Dorset
Kington Magna, Dorset

Jack Day was born in Sixpenny Handley, Dorset, on 3 Dec 1893 and baptised there on 25 Feb 1894 the son of Finch Day, a Carrier, and Louisa Jane Day (nee Read).  He lived all his life in Sixpenny Handley apart from time on Military Service.  He had married Theodora Thirza Burgess in Kington Magna, Dorset, on 30 Jul 1912.  He enlisted with the Royal Field Artillery as a Driver (Service No. 295456).  It is not known in which theatre of war he served but was discharged on 14 Apr 1920 being unfit due to a hernia aggravated by his service.  No medal records have been found in this case.  By the time of the 1939 Register he was living adjacent to the Police Station, Sixpenny Handley, Dorset, working as a Bricklayer.  He died in Sixpenny Handley on 12 Apr 1942 and was buried there on 17 Apr 1942.


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