THE  DOVER WAR MEMORIAL  PROJECT

 

war memorial at dusk, photographed by Michelle Cooper


Service Record Notes

GLAYZER, FRANK

Short Service (All Arms)
(7 years with the Colours and 5 years in the Reserve.)
Attestation of
11072 – Name- Frank Glayzer – Corps – The Buff Regt.
Name – Frank Glayzer.
Born – Rochester, Kent.
Date of birth – 8th June 1899.
Trade – Coffee Bar Assistant.
Joined at Canterbury – 23-6-17.
 
Next of kin – Mr. Percy Frank Glazyer, 15 Winchelsea Terrace, Dover – Father.
 
Age on enlistment – 18 years 15days.
 
Killed in action – 27/8/18.
Buried 62 DNE? Sandpit Cemetery.
 
Casualty Form – Active Service.
Proceeded to join 8th Buffs – 4/10/17
Joined 5/10/17.
Arrived Ex 38-1 BD (u/age) Etaples – 19/11/17.
Arrived Ex front – Etaples – 19/11/17.
Underage – 3/1/18.
Posted from 8th to 6th Bn. The Buffs – 27/3/18.
 
3/12/17.
Sir, herewith please find the Birth Certificate of your son, L/11072 Private F. Glayzer 8th Buffs. He is being withdrawn from the firing line until he reaches the age of 18.
(Maggie, they have date stamped over the age, it looks like 18 to me, but I may be wrong – J.)
 
With reference to your letter dated (3/12/17) instructions have been issued for No. L/11072 Pte F. Glazyer 8th East Kent Regt. to be withdrawn from the firing line in accordance with Army Council Instructions No. 1184/1917 Para 2 c. 
 
L/11702. Private F. Glayzer 8th Btn “The Buffs”
Birth certificate shows the man born 8/6/99. Please deal with him in accordance with Army Council Instruction 1184/1917 Para 2 c.
 
British War and Victory Medal.
 
Property retuned, Disc, Photo’s, Tobacco pouch.
 
Regiment 6th The Buffs East Kent Regiment.
11072 – Pte Glayzer Frank deceased.
Father of soldier – Percy Frank Glayzer – 15 Winchelsea Terrace.
Mother – Dead.
Brothers –
J.V. Glayzer – age 19 – Soldiers  ----?
A. G. Glayzer – age 15 – 15, Winchelsea Terrace.
H. Glayzer – age 13 – As above.
C. Glayzer – age 10 – As above.
 
Half blood brother – A. White – age 27 – Soldier - Ireland.
 
Sisters – None

 


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