Other names: Louis Frederick
Locations in this story: Sutton Waldron, Shaftesbury, DorsetShaftesbury, DorsetCadnam, New Forest, HampshireSwindon, WiltshireFontmell Magna, Shaftesbury, Dorset
Story: Louis Frederick Tuffin was born in Sutton Waldron, Shaftesbury, Dorset, on 8 Oct 1898 and baptised there on 1 Jan 1899 the son of Alfred Tuffin and Laura Luena Tuffin (nee Pope). He spent his early life at The Street, Sutton Waldron. He enlisted and served with the Dorsetshire Regiment as a Private (Service No. 25802) and later with the Essex Regiment (Service No. 59182). It is not known in which theatre of war he served but on his discharge was awarded the Victory and British War Medals. He married Lilian Gladys Oliver at Holy Trinity Church, Shaftesbury, Dorset, on 12 Apr 1921. His name cannot be found in the 1921 Census but the Electoral Register of 1922 shows he was living at Black Ven Cottage, Fontmell Magna, Shaftesbury, Dorset. By the time of the 1939 Register he was living at 5 Pollards Moor, Cadnam, New Forest, Hampshire, working as a General Labourer. His death was recorded at the Swindon, Wiltshire, Registry in 1981. Of his brothers, Harry Frank Tuffin was killed and George Tuffin served and survived.