war memorial at dusk, photographed by Michelle Cooper

Service Record Notes


Brother of Leonard
Short Service.
6 years with the Colours, and 6 years with the Reserve.
Attestation of
No. 47025 Arthur William Carey Corps R.A. & R.H.A.
Name Arthur William Carey.
Parish Dover, Kent.
Declared age 21.
Enlisted - Dover.
Trade Fireman.
Considered fit for service. July 7th 1907.
Joined 9/7/07.
Appointed A/ Bombr. - 26/2/09.
Promoted Bombdr. 10/9/10
Promoted Cpl. 10/1/13.
Transferred to Army Reserve 30/1/14.
Casualty Form. Regt. or Corps - 71st Battery Royal Field Artillery.
Wounded - ? 15/9/14.
20 Field Amb. Gun shot wound back - 17/9/14.
General Hospital. Admitted G.S. wound back Place St. Magaire.
Promoted BQMS and posted to C/55 Bge. R.F.A. - Place Basra 18/2/17.
France 18/8/14 to 7/13/16.
Mesopotamia - on board ship 1/1/19 to 2/7/19
Next of kin Father - Henry James Carey, 40 York Street, Dover.
Transferred to section B Army Reserve on demobilisation.
Date - 5/4/19.
Place - Woolwich.
Home address 40, York Street, Dover.
Discharged on termination of first period of engagement. B.Q.M.S. 2/7/19


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