Other names: William Alfred
Locations in this story: Motcombe, Shaftesbury, DorsetEnmore Green, Shaftesbury, DorsetCorfe Mullen, Wimborne, DorsetPoole, Dorset
Story: William Alfred Mogg was born in Motcombe, Shaftesbury, Dorset, on 12 Nov 1893 and baptised there on 10 Dec 1893 the son of Alfred Mogg and Hannah Maria Mogg (nee Sargent). He lived his early life in The Street, Motcombe. He married Clara Christina Stacey at St. John's Church, Enmore Green, Shaftesbury, Dorset, on 9 Nov 1915. They went on to have three children. William enlisted and joined the Hampshire Regiment as a Private (Service No. 40550). He served with the 2/4th Battalion but it is not known in which theatre of war. On his discharge he was awarded the Victory and British War Medals. By the time of the 1939 Register he was living at Longcross, Wareham Road, Corfe Mullen, Wimborne, Dorset, working as a Carpenter. His death was recorded at the Poole, Dorset, Registry in 1968.