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Reginald Nehemiah Love

Surname: Love
Other names: Reginald Nehemiah
Other people in this story:
George Edwin Love
Elizabeth Love née Lush
Beatrice Annie Love née Case
Locations in this story:
Gold Hill, Shaftesbury, Dorset
Hartingdon Road, Salisbury, Wiltshire

Reginald Nehemiah Love was born in Shaftesbury on 27th August 1884, the son of George Edwin Love and Elizabeth Love (née Lush).  The family lived at 3 Gold Hill, Shaftesbury.  Reginald enlisted on 13th September 1914 with the 126th Company (Horse Transport) of the Army Service Corps as Driver (Service No. T2/10040).  He married Beatrice Annie Case on 15th December 1914 in Shaftesbury and she set up home at 95 St. James, Shaftesbury.  There are no known children of the marriage.  Reginald served only a few months and was discharged on 22nd March 1915 as his services were no longer required.  He however re-enlisted on 9th September 1918 and joined the 379th Company of the Labour Corps as a Private (Service No. 535326).  He served on both occasions in the UK only and was eventually demobilized on 22nd March 1919.  There are no medal records although this was queried on his Military Records without obvious resolution.   Both the 1921 Census and 1939 Register show him living at 18 Hartington Road, Salisbury, Wiltshire, working as a Milk Tipper on a Milk Farm.   He died on 9th October 1978 in Newbridge Hospital, Salisbury, Wiltshire.

  • St. James Street junction with Tanyard Lane

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