THE  DOVER WAR MEMORIAL  PROJECT

 

war memorial at dusk, photographed by Michelle Cooper


Service Record Notes

BOAKES. THOMAS G/14032.

Thomas Boakes
Age 39.
43 Kitchener Road, Elms Vale, Dover.
Regt. Training Reserve Batt.
 
Record of Service Papers.
Thomas Boakes
Corps – 24th Training Reserve Battn.
 
Next of kin – William Boakes – Brother –address unknown – Mrs Spiers.
 
British War and Victory Medal.
 
From No. 2 Infantry Record Office, Staines Road, Hounslow.
To Mrs E. M. Spiers
43 Kitchener Road, Dover.
Madam,
I am directed to forward the under mentioned articles of private property of the late No. G/14032 Rank Private – Name T. Boakes - Regt 6th Bn The Buffs – and would kindly acknowledge receipt of the same on the form opposite:- 2 Discs, Letters.
 
Medical History of
Boakes Thomas.
Birthplace - Dover Kent.
Trade - General Dealer.
Enlisted at Dover on 5th March 1917.
 
Conduct Sheet.
Boakes Thomas.
Trade - General Dealer.
Place – Watford – 18/4/17 – Pte.
Offence – Having a dirty rifle and unshaven on the 8am. parade.
Punishment – 3 days confined to billet.
 
Mrs E. M. Spiers,
43, Kitchener Road, Dover, Kent.
Relationship – Housekeeper.
Rates of allowance Paid
Separation allowance 9/-
Allotment of pay 3/6.
 
6th Bn The Buffs (East Kent Regiment)
G/14032 Pte Boakes Thomas deceased.
Widow of soldier (widow crossed out, dependant entered) E. M. Spiers, 43 Kitchener Road, Dover.
Father of soldier – Dead.
Mother of soldier – Dead.
Brothers of soldier
Ben Boakes 1, Tower Hamlets Road, Dover.
William Boakes.
D??? Boakes.    David???? 1887????? FreeBMD
Sisters of soldier.
Ellen Rachell – Present address not known.
 
Killed in action 3 October 1917 Exp Force France
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