Louis Frederick Tuffin

Surname: Tuffin
Other names: Louis Frederick
Other people in this story:
Alfred Tuffin
Laura Luena Tuffin (nee Pope)
Lilian Gladys Oliver
George Tuffin
Harry Frank Tuffin
Locations in this story:
Sutton Waldron, Shaftesbury, Dorset
Shaftesbury, Dorset
Cadnam, New Forest, Hampshire
Swindon, Wiltshire

Louis Frederick Tuffin was born in Sutton Waldron, Shaftesbury, Dorset, on 8 Oct 1898 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.  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.


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