THE  DOVER WAR MEMORIAL  PROJECT

 

war memorial at dusk, photographed by Michelle Cooper


Service Record Notes

EVERETT, CECIL OSWALD BATTERSON

Age 36.
Born abt. 1881.
Residence. 3 Archcliffe Road, Dover.
Regt. R.W. Kents.
Regt No. 25321.
 
Record Service Paper.
No. G/25321 - Cecil Oswald Batterson Everett - 3rd R.W. Kent Rgt.
Address - 3, Archcliffe Road, Dover.
Age - 36 years-113 days.
Occupation - School Teacher.
 
Have you served in any of His Majesty’s forces - Naval or Military - Yes, Royal Navy. 9/5/1916 - 18/1/1917. (Written beside this “action taken”)
 
Approved acceptance 31st January 1917 at Canterbury.
 
Next of kin - John Henry Everett, Father, 3 Archcliffe Road, Dover (Crossed out and 31 Salisbury Road entered. 11/2/24 - J.)
 
Wounded. Gas (shell) Wd. 24/7/17 B.E.F. France.
 
C. Everett. Regt No. 25321 - R.W. Kents.
Corps in which previously served - Royal Navy.
Regt. No. held in such corps. - 344784.
Approx. date of discharge - January 7th 1917.
 
Discharged being no longer fir for War Service Pte. 56/9/18.

a letter from 31 Salisbury Road dated 5 February 1924, written by his parent, as he was an inmate at Chartham and unable to write himself "he was on the Western Front from April to August 1917 and was severely gassed and suffered from shell-shock". He had been in Chartham since 24 September 1918.

 


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