THE  DOVER WAR MEMORIAL  PROJECT

 

war memorial at dusk, photographed by Michelle Cooper


Service Record Notes

FRIEND, GEORGE

No. 40125, George Friend, 8th Leicesters

6, Ethelbert Road, Tower Hamlets, Dover, Kent.
Age 37 years 224 days.
Occ. Labourer.

Enlisted 21/3/16.

Next of Kin  William Friend, 11, Castlemount Cottages, Dover. (Brother)

Called up for service  Pte  21/3/16. 3/5 Leicesters.
 
Embarked for BEF Folkestone 3/3/17.
 
Leicester Rgt. Discharged Pte. No longer physically fit for war service. 27/12/17.
 
19 December 1917.
Rank Private.
Name. Friend George.
Regiment. Leicestershire. 3rd Battalion.
Date of discharge 27/12/17.
Age 39. Born August 1878.
Labourer.
Address c/o Mrs Barnes, Ernest St. Buckland, Portsmouth.
Character good.
Single.
Cause of Discharge.Physically Unfit. Degeneration of Spinal Cord.
Origin unknown, Constitutional, Not result of but aggravated by conditions of active service.
Permanent.
Requires G.P. treatment.    
 
(Note: he was admitted a number of times to hospital)
 


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