war memorial at dusk, photographed by Michelle Cooper

Service Record Notes


Age 34.
Born abt. 1884.
Residence. 55, St. Peters St. Croydon.
Regiment. E. Kents.
Regt. No. 5098.
Enrolment Paper.
No. 5098 (crossed out) G/13752.
George Linklett.
Corps 3 /4  East Kents.
Age. 34 years 5 months. 1882.
Trade. Bus Inspector.
Enlisted. 31 July 1916. Kingston-on-Thames.
Next of kin - Lucy Linklett, 55, St. Peter St. Croydon.
Particulars to marriage.
Lucy Linklett, spinster, St. Maryís, Victoria Park, January 13th 1907, 55, St. Peterís St. South Croydon
Children - Marjorie Linklett, 3rd June 1916, 55, St. Peterís Street, South Croydon
The Buffs 3/4 Posted. Pte. 19/8/16.
The Buffs 1st. Posted. Pte. 27/?/17.
Home 31/7/15 to 6/1/17
BEF. 7/1/17 to 18/3/17.
The Buffs 1st - Killed in action - Field - 18/3/1917.
Widow of soldier. Mrs Lucy Strover, Gt. Napchester Farm, Whitfield, Dover. Remarried.
Children. Marjorie Linklett, 3rd June 1916.
Father - Dead.
Mother - Dead.
Arthur Linklett, age not known, East Ham.
Mrs Mary Bellit, age not known thatís all I no. (sic)
Signed Mrs Lucy Strover, wife, Gt. Napchester Cottage, Whitfield, Near Dover. 7th October 1919.


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