Other names: Victor Edward
Locations in this story: Ibberton, Blandford, DorsetEast Stour, DorsetShaftesbury, DorsetWimborne, DorsetAmesbury, WiltshireFerndown, Dorset
Story: Victor Edward Duffett was born in Ibberton, Blandford, Dorset, on 8 Aug 1905 the son of Edward Samuel Duffett and Elizabeth Kate Duffett (nee Creed). By the time of the 1911 Census he was living with his parents at Cole Street Farm, East Stour, Dorset. He had attended at Shaftesbury Grammar School, Shaftesbury, Dorset, and the School records indicate that he had joined the Royal Navy (Wireless Section). There are no other military records. He married Gwendoline Isabel Joy in Wimborne, Dorset, on 17 Apr 1933. By the time of the 1939 Register he was living at Rolleston Manor Farm, Amesbury, Wiltshire, working as a Farm Foreman. His death was recorded in Farnham, Dorset, on 1 Mar 2000.