war memorial at dusk, photographed by Michelle Cooper

Service Record Notes


Short Service (For the duration of the war)
Attestation of -
33620 Alfred William Brace- Corps Royal Flying Corps.
Name Alfred William Brace.
Address 31 Millais Road Dover.
Age 35 years 3 months.
Occupation Coach Painter.
Descriptive Report on Enlistment.
Name Alfred William Brace.
Age 35 years 3 months.
Name and address of next of kin Mrs Alice Brace 31, Millais Road, Dover Wife.
Particulars of Marriage.
Alice Britten (spinster) 8-6-08 St. Neots.
Particulars as to children.
Sidney Victor - 30th June 1909.
A question on a file
Name - Brace A.W. Pte 72353- (Corps) 15th Notts and Derby Regt.
Was the man killed or did he die in service? Yes died of wounds 27-2-1918.
Herewith report on explosion which occurred at 36 Divl. Salvage Dump, Kempton Park at about 2-40p.m. the 27th February 1918, causing 9 casualties, two of them fatal.
Will you please pass this on to Q Branch 35th Divn.
The following soldiers were killed or wounded as stated.
I will forward the home addresses of those not given as soon as I have ascertained them.
(much more correspondence about the explosion)
Casualty Form Active Service.
Regt or Corps Royal Flying Corps.
Admitted (Sunstroke) Field 17-6-17. Discharged to duty 21-6-17.
Died of wounds (Bomb Accident) 27-2-18.
To Mrs A. Brace.
31 Millais Road
31. 5. 18.
Madam, I am directed to forward the under mentioned articles of private property of the late No. 72353. Rank Private Regiment Notts and Derby Regt, and would ask that you would kindly acknowledge receipt of the same on the same form opposite:-
3 Discs, Letters, photographs, religious book, cigarette case, wallet, registration card, badge, knife, cards.  


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