war memorial at dusk, photographed by Michelle Cooper

Service Record Notes


(Stephen on St. Mary’s Memorial)

Stephen Edmund Burr. Age 29. Born abt. 1886. 1, Stembrook, Dover. R. G. A.
Short Service. Attestation of  Stephen Edmund Burr. R. G. A. Regt. No. 10238. Pte.

1, Stembrook Dover.
Age 29 years 328 days.
Trade - Shoemaker & Repairer.
Enlisted Dover 11th December 1915.
Regt. No. 285238. R.G.A. Batty. Stephen Edmund Burr deceased. Killed in active service B.E.F. France 21st March 1918.
Next of kin - Edith Elizabeth Burr,1, Stembrook (this address is crossed out) 12, Crafford Street - Wife.
Marriage, Edith Elizabeth Chandler - Spinster - Dover - 17, November 1913 - 1, Stembrook, Dover.
Children - Reginald Frank George - 13th November 1911 - Dover. (query)
20, Bartholomew Street, Dover. 2/9/19

Dear Sir,  I am sorry but I cannot fill this form in, as I have not been on friendly terms with my late husbands relatives for a very long time now, and I do not know of their whereabouts. I do know his father is dead. What sisters and brothers he did have were step-brothers and sisters. I am married again now, so you see I cannot fill the form in. I am very sorry. I am yours truly. E. Leith.


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