war memorial at dusk, photographed by Michelle Cooper

Service Record Notes


age. 19 years.
Born abt. 1896.
Residence.1, Brook Cottages, Temple Ewell, Dover.
Born. Parish of Ringwould, Kent.
Regt. East Kent Buffs.
Regt. No. 6165.
Short Service.
Attestation of
6165 - Cheeseman H. J. - East Kent Buffs.
Age 19 years 4 months.
Trade. Labourer.
Next of kin father, Walter James Cheeseman, 1, Brook Cottages Temple Ewell, Dover.
Enlisted at Dover, 22nd April 1915. The Buffs GS/6165.
Joined at Canterbury 27/4/15.
The Buffs - attested Pte 22/4/15.
3rd Btn. Posted Pte. 28/4/15
BEF. France - 1st Posted 17/8/15.
Missing - 14/7/16.
The Buffs 1st. Death presumed on or since 14/7/16.
1st The Buffs, East Kent Regiment - G/6165. Pte Cheeseman Herbert John. Deceased.
Father - Walter J. Cheeseman.
Mother - Annie Cheeseman.
Brother - Walter George Cheeseman age 16.
Dorothy Violet Stokes - age 28.
Enid Iris Cheeseman - age 11.
All at 1 Brook Cottage Temple Ewell, Dover.


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