Other names: Reginald Nehemiah
Locations in this story: Shaftesbury, DorsetSalisbury, Wiltshire
Story: Reginald Nehemiah Love was born in Shaftesbury on 27 Aug 1884 the son of George Edwin Love and Elizabeth Love (nee Lush). The family lived at 3 Gold Hill, Shaftesbury. Reginald had enlisted on 13 Sep 1914 with the 126th Company (Horse Transport) of the Army Service Corps as Driver. (Service No. T2/10040). He married Beatrice Annie Case on 15 Dec 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 22 Mar 1915 as his services were no longer required. He however re-enlisted on 9 Sep 1918 and joined the 379th (H & S) 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 22 Mar 1919. There are no medal records although this had been queried on his Military Records without obvious resolution. By the 1939 Register he was living at 18 Hartington Road, Salisbury, Wiltshire, working as a Milk Tipper on a Milk Farm. He died on 9 Oct 1978 in Newbridge Hospital, Salisbury, Wiltshire.