war memorial at dusk, photographed by Michelle Cooper

Service Record Notes


Born abt. 1886.
Age on enlistment - 22 years.
Birth parish Charlton, Kent.
Regimental No. 75.
Territorial Force.
Service in the United Kingdom.
Attestation to be used only for Imperial Yeomanry or Volunteers enlisted or called before the 1st April 1908 enlisting in the Force.
Attestation of
No. 75 A. V. Harris Corps 1st Home Counties (Cinque Ports) Brigade, Royal Field Artillery.
Name - Albert Victor Harris.
Parish Charlton.
Age 22 years 4 months.
Trade Painter.
Address - 9, Tower Hamlets Road.
Are you willing to be attested for the term of 1 year Yes, for one year.
Do you belong to the Army, --- Yeomanry, the Territorial Force Yes, 1st C. P. R.G.A. (Vols)
Statement of Services of No. 75 Albert Victor Harris.
Service from 1-4-08.
Joined at Dover on 1/4/08.
1st Batt R. G. A. Vols. Gunner 23/11/03 to 31/3/08.
Driver 1/4/08 to 24/9/11.
Bombr 25/9/11 to 25/1/14.
Promoted Cpl 26/1/14 to 27/10/14.
Total service towards engagement in the Territorial Force to 27/10/14. (Date of discharge.)
Discharged in consequence of being medically unfit for further service. 2/11/14.
Next of kin (Mother) Susan Harris, 9 Tower Hamlets Road, Dover


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