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Wedding of Sergeant Ken Sturmey, SAS Regiment

ID Number – 1087

Image No – img605

Subject – Ken with his bride Doris Irene Jefferies

Date – 1944

Donor – ShepherdHazel

Street – Summers Street

Location – Entrance to church

Church/Chapel – St Augustines Church

War – 2nd World War

Group Activity – Wedding Photo

Additional Info – Doris lived at 194, Rodbourne Road and Ken was from Moredon. The wedding reception was at the Rodbourne Road Working Men’s Club (Monkey Club) where Doris’s father spent most of his spare time. They were both sweethearts before the war and later lived at the bottom of Morris Street until their deaths. Both had funeral services at St Augustine’s Church. Ken’s Army career started in the Wiltshire Regiment at 19 but he volunteered for the SAS and the family never saw him for four years until just before his wedding.

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