James Samuel Horder

Surname: Horder
Other names: James Samuel
Other people in this story:
John Horder
Sarah Jane Horder née Morgan
Ethel Agnes Horder née Lamb
Locations in this story:
Littledown, Shaftesbury, Dorset
Wincanton, Somerset
Sturminster, Dorset

James Samuel Horder was born on 3rd April 1899 in the Shaftesbury, Dorset, Registration District, the son of John Horder and Sarah Jane Horder (née Morgan).  He lived all his life, apart from Military Service, in the Shaftesbury area.   He enlisted originally with the Royal Warwickshire Regiment (Service No. 55957) but later transferred to the 1st & 3rd Battalions of the Hampshire Regiment as a Private (Service No. 55194).  It is not known where he served but on his discharge he was awarded the Victory and British War medals.  The 1921 Census shows him living at Littledown, Shaftesbury, working as a Farm Carter. He married Ethel Agnes Lamb at Wincanton, Somerset, in 1925.  There was one daughter of the marriage.  By the time of the 1939 Register he was still living at Littledown, Shaftesbury, Dorset, as a Farm Carter.  His death was registered at the Sturminster, Dorset, Registry in 1970 and he was buried at the Town Cemetery, Shaftesbury, on 5 Jan 1970.


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