Wyndham Burden

Surname: Burden
Other names: Wyndham
Other people in this story:
Charles Burden
Mary Ann Burden (nee Pamden)
Ellen Barnes
Arthur Burden
Locations in this story:
Motcombe, Dorset
Melbury Abbas, Shaftesbury, Dorset
Kinson, Dorset
Longham, Dorset
Kingstone, Dorset

Wyndham Burden was born in Sherborne Causeway, Motcombe, Dorset, on 15 May 1883 the son of Charles Burden and Mary Ann Burden (nee Pamden).  He lived his early life in Sherborne Causeway until on 21 Jul 1907 he married Ellen Burden at Melbury Abbas, Shaftesbury, Dorset.  By 1911 he was living at Priestly Road, Kinson, Dorset.  He had enlisted in the Dorsetshire Regiment as a Private (Service No. 3909).  It is not known in which theatre of war he served but during his service he contracted malaria after which he transferred to the Labour Corps (Service No. 246505).  He was discharged on 13 Mar 1919 and awarded the Victory and British War Medals as well as a time  limited pension.  By the time of the 1939 Register he was living at 1 High Mead, Hampreston Road, Longham, Dorset, working as a Landscape Gardener.  He died in Kinson during 1941 and was buried at Kingstone, Dorset, on 31 Dec 1941.  His brother, Arthur Burden, also served in the conflict.


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