THE  DOVER WAR MEMORIAL  PROJECT

 

war memorial at dusk, photographed by Michelle Cooper


Service Record Notes

BLAND, JOSEPH HENRY G/9033.

The Buffs. Name – Joseph Henry Bland.
Address -1, St. James Passage, Dover.
Age 19 years – 283 days.
Trade – Labourer.
Next of kin – Elizabeth Bland, 1, St. James Passage, Dover.
 
Military History Sheet. Wounded.
G.S.W. - R leg – Hnd – Hip – 2-8-16.
 
British War and Victory Medal.
 
Casualty Form – Active Service.
The Buffs.
G/9033 – Rank Pte. – Joseph Henry Bland.
Enlisted 11/12/15.
Wounded – Field – 1/9/16.
To Amb train (G.S.W. --- Field) – 3/9/16.
Transferred to England ex No. 12 Gen Hosp per St. Andrew. (G.S.W. Wd. Rt leg Amput foot) 14/9/16.
 
For Admission to Hospital.
Admitted 11/5/16 Tonsillitis.
Discharged 16/5/16 – 6 days in hospital.
Died – 30/9/16.
Amputated rt leg G.S.W. rt thigh ??? left shoulder. 15 days in hospital.
(Stamped – Castlemount Section Hospital Dover, plus Duchess of Connaught Canadian Red Cross Hospital, Taplow Bucks.
 
9033 – Rank Pte. Name Bland.
Battn. East Kent.
Reported died of wounds 30/9/16.
 
Morning State of Sick.
9033 – Pte. – J. H. Bland. 3rd East Kent.
Age 20 – Religion R.C.
Disease – Rt leg, thigh and shoulder - Septic infection.
Time and place of death.
Duchess of Connaught Canadian? Hospital, Taplow Bucks at 1-30p.m. 30/9/16.
 
Personnel Effects.
Name Bland J. H.
No. 9033 – Rank Pte.
Regt. 3rd Bn East Kent’s
1 Bag, 1Belt, Correspondence, 4/9Ό.
Remarks died of wounds.
 
The Buffs.
Widow of soldier – Single.
Father of soldier – Deceased.
Mother of soldier – Elizabeth Bland 1, St. James Passage, Dover.
Brothers of soldier --
Edward Thomas Bland – age 22 – 1, St. James Passage, Dover.
Sisters of soldier –
Kathleen Bland – age 25 – 1, St James Passage Dover.
 
Medical History.
Surname Bland – Joseph Henry.
Birthplace—Parish – Cork Ireland.
Examined – 11 December 1915 at Dover.
Declared age – 19 years - 285 days.
Trade – Labourer.
 
(document faded)
3rd The Buffs.
Company Conduct Sheet.
G/9033 – J. H. Bland – Age 19 years – 283 days – Place and date of enlistment – Dover – 11/12/15. Trade Labourer - Religion R.C. – Place of birth Cork.
Inattention in the Ranks – 2 days C.B.
Dirty B---h – 3 days C.B.
Laughing in the ranks – 5 days C.B.
Late falling in on parade – 4 days C.B.
Irregular conduct on parade – 5 days C.B.
Inattention in the ranks – 4 days C.B.

 


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