No. 40125, George Friend, 8th
6, Ethelbert Road, Tower Hamlets, Dover,
Age 37 years 224 days.
Next of Kin William Friend, 11, Castlemount Cottages, Dover. (Brother)
Called up for service Pte 21/3/16. 3/5
Embarked for BEF Folkestone 3/3/17.
Leicester Rgt. Discharged Pte. No longer
physically fit for war service. 27/12/17.
19 December 1917.
Name. Friend George.
Regiment. Leicestershire. 3rd
Date of discharge 27/12/17.
Age 39. Born August 1878.
Address c/o Mrs Barnes, Ernest St.
Cause of Discharge.Physically Unfit. Degeneration of Spinal Cord.
Origin unknown, Constitutional, Not result
of but aggravated by conditions of active service.
Requires G.P. treatment.
(Note: he was admitted a number of times to hospital)