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Memorials & Monuments
on the Isle of Wight
- Biography -
- Harry Edmund Dore -

Unknown person Name : Harry Edmund Dore

Son of Harry Dore and Fanny Dore (née Russell), of 13, Steephill Down Terrace, Upper Ventnor, Isle of Wight.

Born 1893, Ventnor

Also known as Eddie Dore.
  Census information :

1901 : Henry and Fanny Dore, with their children including Harry aged 8, are at St Lawrence, Isle of Wight. Henry Dore is a Gardener (not domestic).

1911 : Harry Edmund Dore, aged 18, is a Private with the 3rd Bn Hampshire Regiment, at Winchester Barracks.
Harry and Fanny Dore, with their other children, are at 13, Steephill Down Terrace, Ventnor. Harry Dore is a Jobbing Gardener.
  Service Details :

Private 8862 Harry Edmund Dore 2nd Bn Hampshire Regiment

V Beach CWGC Cemetery: H E Dore Casualty Details :

Died : 26 April 1915 aged 22

Buried at : V Beach Cemetery, Gallipoli, Turkey

CWGC Record
  Commemorated on these Memorials :

Ventnor War Memorial (EDDIE H DORE)
Ventnor St Alban's Church Roll of Honour (Eddie Dore)
County War Memorial Carisbrooke Castle (DORE, E H)
  Documents and Newspaper cuttings :


Friday, May 28, 1915 Page 5
Another Ventnor man has been killed in action. On Wednesday morning Mr. and Mrs. Harry Dore, of Upper Ventnor, received information that their son, Pte. Edgar Dore, (*) of the 2nd Hants Regiment, had been killed during the Dardanelles operations. He was formerly a porter at local establishments and was 22 years of age.

(*) incorrectly reported as Edgar by the newspaper


Friday, June 4, 1915
Page 5

DORE. - On April 26th, in the Dardenelles, Harry Edmond Dore, eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. H. Dore, of Upper Ventnor, aged 22.


Friday, April 28, 1916
Page 4

DORE. - In ever loving memory of our dear son, Eddie, who was killed in action at the Dardanelles on April 26th, 1915.
- From Mum and Dad, Bob, George and Jack.
We little thought his time so short
In this world to remain.
Or that when from his home he went
He'd ne'er return again.

  Acknowledgments :

Janet Griffin for additional newspaper research

  Page status :
Page last updated : 16 January 2012 - added newspaper reports


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