THE  DOVER WAR MEMORIAL  PROJECT

 

war memorial at dusk, photographed by Michelle Cooper


Service Record Notes

HAMPTON, ALBERT

Territorial Force.
4 years Service in the United Kingdom.
Attestation of
No. 1323- Albert Hampton. 4th 13th Bn. The Buffs.
Name Albert A. Hampton.
Parish. St. Bartholomew’s Dover Kent.
Age 17 years 1 month.
Trade Gardener.
In whose employ are you – G. A. Clark.
Where do you now reside – 24 Kimberley Crescent, Tower Hamlets Dover.
 
Discharged in consequence of having joined Special Reserve.
Station. Dover. 26/8/12.
 
Army Reserve (Special Reservists)
6 Years Service.
Attestation of
No. 10308 – Albert Hampton – Corps – The Buffs.
Name. Albert Hampton.
Parish. Buckland, Dover, Kent
Age 18 years.
Trade – Gardeners labourer.
Do you belong to the Royal Navy, the Army – 4th Batt. The Buffs Territorial Force.
Have you served in the Royal Navy, the Army – Yes as stated above.
 
Name and address of next of kin – Father George Hampton, 24 Kimberley Terrace, Douglas Road, Dover.
 
Statement of the Service of No. 10308 – Albert Hampton.
Attested – Private – From 17/8/12 to 16/12/12.
Discharged in consequence of having enlisted into the Regular Army.
Station Canterbury – 4th January 1913.
 
Short Service (All Arms)
7, years with the Colours, and 5 years in the Reserve.
Attestation of
No. 9915 – Albert Hampton The Buffs.
Name. Albert Hampton.
Parish. Buckland, Dover, Kent.
Age 18 years 4 months.
Trade. Labourer.
 
Statement of Services of No. 9915. Name Albert Hampton.
Services towards limited engagements reckons from 17/12/12.
Joined at Dublin on 4/1/13.
The Buffs. Attested and posted – Pte. 17/12/12.
Killed in action – Pte. 1/10/14.
 
 
Mrs M. Hampton.
24, Kimberley Terrace, Douglas Road,
Dover,
Kent.
Madam,
Returned – 9 letters, 2 cards, 1 identity disc.
 
The Buffs (East Kent Regiment)
L/9915 – Pte Albert Hampton deceased.
Father of soldier – deceased.
Mother – whereabouts unknown.
Brothers – none.
Sisters – none.
Grandparents of soldier – Mary Hampton & George Hampton, 24, Kimberley Terrace, Douglas Road, Dover.
 
Campaigns – Home 5/8/14 to 6/9/14. - BEF 7/9/14 to 1/10/14

 


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