Green Lane, Ashmore

Reginald Taylor Gifford

Surname: Gifford
Other names: Reginald Taylor
Other people in this story:
William Gifford
Sarah Ann Gifford née Taylor
Locations in this story:
Green Lane, Ashmore, Shaftesbury, Dorset
Norwich, Norfolk

Reginald Taylor Gifford was born at Ashmore, Shaftesbury, Dorset on 16th May 1888, the son of William Gifford and Sarah Ann Gifford (née Taylor). He was a Baker by trade. He enlisted on 3rd March 1916 but was not embodied until 26th February 1917 and joined as a Private with the 57th Field Bakery, Army Service Corps, near Norwich. (Service No. S/306788) He was demobilized on 17th December 1919. There are no medal records. He was living with the Taylor family at Green Lane, Ashmore, Shaftesbury, Dorset at the time of the 1939 Register. He died in Ashmore and was buried there on 26th April 1977.

Source: Based on earlier research by Ken Baxter.

  • Ashmore Pond

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