Sale WW1 - Surnames starting with the letter D. 

Harold Mark Dorman

Ship/Rgn/Sqn No:489th Res Field Coy
Name of Rgt or Ship:Royal Engineers
How Died:Accidental Drowning
Country of burial:U.K.Grave Photo:Yes
Cemetery or Memorial:Sale (Brooklands) Cemetery
Town Memorial:Not Listed
Extra Information:
Born on the 22nd October 1897, the birth being registered during the
December quarter 1897 in the Altrincham R.D. - ref: 8a/178, the only child
of Charles M. & Cordelia Dorman (nee Orr).

1901 Census - "Corrisholme", Broad Road, Sale.    Son - aged: 3 - born:
Sale.   Head of household - Charles M. Dorman - Married - aged: 40 - occ:
Electrical Engineer - born: Northamptonshire.  Also - Cordelia Dorman -
Wife - aged: 28 - born: Castle, Co. Galway, Ireland.   Plus an aunt and 2
domestic servants.

1911 Census - "Corrisgate", Beaufort Road, Sale.  Son - aged: 13 - Scholar
- born: Sale.   Head of household - Charles Mark Dorman - Married - aged:
50 - occ: Electrical Engineer - born: Northamptonshire.  Also - Cordelia
Dorman - Wife - aged: 38 - born: Ireland.   Plus 2 domestic servants.

Employed in the family firm of - Dorman & Smith, Electrical Engineers,

WO363 - Enlisted  at Northampton on the 23rd May 1916.  [Another document
stated that he had enlisted at Sale on the 9th December 1916.   His age was
given as 18 years, 50 days, residing at "Whitehall"< Sale and employed as
an Engineering Student at Manchester University.  He recorded that he had
served for three years in the O.T.C. He was 5 feet 8 3/4 inches in height,
his chest measurements 30 1/2 to 33 inches.  He weighed 124 lb.   Based at
Marlow, Buckinghamshire.   He only served "at home" in England.   He was
admitted to hospital on the 9th March 1917, suffering from German Measles
and discharged on the 24th.

Accidentally drowned in the River Thames at Boulter's Lock, Maidenhead.

Death reported in the 25/09/1917 edition of the Altrincham Guardian.

Service at St. Anne's P.C. before burial.   Buried 21/09/1917 - Burial No.

The 1915 Sale Directory lists - Charles Mark Dorman - "Corrisgate",
Beaufort Road, Sale.

Memorials found on:
St. Anne's (Sale Moor)
Manchester University
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