war memorial at dusk, photographed by Michelle Cooper

Service Record Notes


Army Reserve. (Special Reservists)

6 Years Service.
Attestation of
No. 9949 - Albert Frank Fogg - The Buffs.
Name - Albert Frank Fogg.
Parish, Dover, Kent.
Age - 17 years - 4 months.
Trade - Grocers Assistant.
Discharged in consequence of having enlisted in the Regular Army.
Employment Sheet.
1st Bn. The Buffs. Regiment of Foot.
Attested 14/1/10.
Regt. No. 9203 L/Cpl. Fogg A.
Rank L/Cpl. Character V.G.
Nature of employment since last assessment - Squad Commander. Character from civil employment point of view during period. Hard working, willing, intelligent and reliable. A trained Scout. Qualified telephone operator.
Dear Sir,
May I make application for the Star my son (No. 9203) Sgt. A. F. Fogg 1st Battalion Buffs is entitled to for service in France from August 1914 to September 1915.
I am yours respectfully H. S. Fogg. (Widowed mother)
Widow of soldier - None.
Father - Deceased.
Mother Henrietta Sarah Fogg - 104, Mayfield Avenue, Dover.
Brother - Norman George Douglas Fogg - age 18 - Stone Huts, Dover Castle.
Sisters -
Winifred M. Sedgwick - age 30 - 17a Snargate Street Dover.
Frances Victoria Fogg - age 29 - "Mill Meeds" Pondtail Road, Horsham Sussex.
Henrietta Sarah Jardine - age 28 - 80 Mayfield Avenue Dover.
Ivy Hannah Fogg - age 26 - 96 Mayfield Road Dover.
The Officer i/c Records
2nd Battalion
East Kent Regiment
No 10 District Hounslow.
L/9203. Sgt. A. F. Fogg.
2nd Batt. East Kent Regiment.
28th September 1915.
As the grave of the above mentioned non-commissioned officer has not been registered in this office, and no particulars, other that the above are known, can you give any details of death or burial, which might help to trace it please.
It would be of considerable assistance if you would also state the area, in which the unit was operating on 28th September, 1915.
(Written in pen underneath)
The 2nd Bn. Buffs were in action on/at Dump of Fosse on 28/9/1915.

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