war memorial at dusk, photographed by Michelle Cooper

Service Record Notes


Reserve (Special Reservists)
6 Years Service
Attestation of
10297 - Albert Henry Duncan - Corps. The Buffs.
Name - Albert Henry Duncan.
Parish Hougham - Near the town of Dover, Kent.
Age 17 years 3 months.
Trade Telegraph Messenger.
Next of kin Father, Charles Duncan, 66, Manor Road, Dover.
We the undersigned parents of Albert Henry Duncan do hereby give our consent to his enlistment into the Regular Army.
Place 66 Manor Road, Dover. Date 22 November 1912.
Charles Duncan Father.
Fanny Duncan Mother.
Discharged in consequence of having enlisted into the regular army.
The discharge of the above named man is hereby approved.
Station Canterbury. 5 December 1912.
6, Kitchener Road,
Elms Vale
I beg to acknowledge the recipe of the photos found on my son at the time of his death. (A. H. Duncan 6th Royal East Kent)
Thanking you for same.
I remain respectfully
F. Duncan.
The Buffs East Kent Regt. L/9906. Pte Duncan Albert Henry deceased.
Widow of soldier none.
Father Charles Duncan 6, Kitchener Road, Dover.
Mother Fanny Duncan As above.
Brothers of soldier.
Alfred Duncan age 32 --------- Islington, London.
George Duncan age 37 Fire command seaforth q.m.s. ------
Charles Duncan age 31 41 Bty G.A. Shoeburyness q.m.s.
Robert Duncan age 27 32/22? R.G.A ---- India.
Donald Duncan age 22 H.M.S. Barham.
Sisters of soldier.
Fanny Constance Duncan age 28 - ---- Bristol.
Winifred Lillian Duncan age 25 6, Kitchener Road.
Gertrude Elizabeth Duncan age 17 6, Kitchener Road.
Nora I. Duncan age 14 6 Kitchener Road.
Ivy M. T. Duncan age 11 6 Kitchener Road.

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