Maurice Bartlett

Surname: Bartlett
Other names: Maurice
Other people in this story:
George Phillips Bartlett
Augusta Eliza Bartlett (nee Morrish)
Ellen Bird
Edgar Bartlett
Alec Bartlett
Locations in this story:
Ditcheat, Somerset
Margaret Marsh, Shaftesbury, Dorset
Mere, Wiltshire
Kilmington, Wiltshire
Clink, Nr. Frome, Somerset

Maurice Bartlett was born in Ditcheat, Somerset, on 24 Aug 1890 and baptised there on 10 Sep 1890 the son of George Phillips Bartlett and Augusta Eliza Bartlett (nee Morrish).   The family lived in various places in Somerset until by 1911 they had moved to Church Farm, Margaret Marsh, Shaftesbury, Dorset.   Maurice had served with the Dorset (Queen's Own) Yeomanry as a Private (Service No. 1560).  He later became part of the Corps of Hussars (Service No. 230801).  It is not known in which theatre of war he served but on his discharged on 22 Mar 1919 was awarded the Victory and British War Medals.  He had married Ellen Bird in the Mere, Wiltshire, Registry District in 1918.  By the time of the 1939 Register he was living at Homestalls Farm, KIlmington, Wiltshire, described as a Dairy Farmer.   He died at Clink Farm, Clink, Somerset, on 29 Mar 1947.    His brothers, Edgar Bartlett and Alec Bartlett, also both served in the conflict.


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