Harold Frank Dorman

10 December 1914–9 January 1992 (Age 77)
England, United Kingdom

The Life of Harold Frank

When Harold Frank Dorman was born on 10 December 1914, in England, United Kingdom, his father, Albert George Dorman, was 38 and his mother, May Ethel Ellis, was 35. He married Hilda Shipley in 1941, in Brighton, Sussex, England, United Kingdom. He died on 9 January 1992, in his hometown, at the age of 77.

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Harold Frank Dorman
Hilda Shipley
Marriage: 1941

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Brighton, Sussex, England, United Kingdom

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World Events (8)


Age 4

WWI ends in November with armistice. The number of UK war dead runs to several hundred thousand.
1921 · British Unemployment Reaches Post-War High

Age 7

British unemployment reached a post-war high in July 1921 of 2.5 million people.
1939 · Britain Enters World War II

Age 25

Britain entered the Second World War as war was declared on Germany on September 3, 1939. World War II came to an end after the Americans dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima, which killed 140,000 people. Less than a week later, the Japanese surrendered and the war officially ended on August 15, 1945.

Name Meaning

1 English: from the Old English personal name Dēormann, composed of Old English dēor ( see Dear ) + mann ‘man’. This surname became established in Ireland in the 17th century; sometimes it is found as a variant of Dornan .2 German (Dormann): occupational name for a doorkeeper or gatekeeper or topographic name for someone who lived by the gate of a town or city. Compare Dorer , Dorwart .3 Hungarian (Dormán): from the old secular personal name Dormán.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Harold Frank Dorman - Individual or family possessions: Family genealogies: birth-name: Harold Frank Dorman

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