war memorial at dusk, photographed by Michelle Cooper

Service Record Notes


Territorial Force.
4 years service in the United Kingdom.
No. 515. Henry Martin Dyer. Kent Royal Garrison Artillery.
Name – Henry Martin Dyer.
Parish – St. Mary’s Dover, Kent.
Trade – Labourer.
Address – 166, Clarendon Place, Dover.
Age 20 years – 7 months.
24th May 1910 at Dover.
Next of kin father Henry Martin Dyer, 166, Clarendon Place, Dover.
Discharged in consequence of having joined the Regular Army.
Short Service (All Arms)
7 years with the Colours and 5 years in the Reserves.
Attestation of
No. 10013. Name. Henry Martin Abraham Dyer. Corps. The Buffs.
Name - Henry Martin Abraham Dyer.
Address. St. James Street, Dover, Kent.
Trade - General Labourer.
Do you belong to the Royal Navy, The Army ----   Yes, Home Counties (R.G.A.) still serving.
Joined at Canterbury 17/5/13.
France from 7/9/14 to 19/4/16.
GSW chin – 18/10/14.
Wounded 18/4/16 – Died 19/4/16. Buried in Soldiers Cemetery, Lijssenthock.
Name and address of next of kin – Father Henry – Mother Johanna, 166, Clarendon Place.
Brother Albert – The Buffs.
All articles of private property to be despatched to ---
Mr. Henry M. Dyer,
8, Alexander Cottages,
Tower Street,
Tower Hamlets,
Henry Martin Abraham Dyer. Deceased.
Father of Soldier – Henry Martin Dyer, 192, Union Road, Dover.
Mother of Soldier – Johanna Louisa, address as above.
Brothers Full Blood – None
Half Blood –
Richard John Tabor – age 44 – Lynton Gardens? W. Ealing.
John Tabor – age 38 – 17, Alma Street, Canterbury.
Sisters Full Blood –
Lucy Helen Vassey – age 28 – 22, Tower Street, Dover.
Edith Louise Green – age 26 – 304, Chapel? Road, Willesden.
Violet Maud Brown – age 21 – 65, High Street, Gorleston-on-Sea, Gt. Yarmouth.
Sisters Half Blood.
Charlotte Barbara Hill – age 40 – 19, Russell Avenue, Wood Green.
Jane Louisa Tabor – age 39 – Carlton Hotel, New York.
Dyer. Albert Sydney
Short Service (All Arms)
7 years with the Colours and 5 years with the Reserves.
Attestation of
9940 – Albert Sydney Dyer – Corps – The Buffs.
Name Albert Sydney Dyer.
Address – Christchurch, Dover.
Age – 18 years.
Trade – Errand Boy.
Joined at Canterbury – 24/1/13.
Killed in action – Pte – 20/10/14.
(Next of kin and relatives same as Henry Martin A. Dyer)


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