war memorial at dusk, photographed by Michelle Cooper

Service Record Notes


Edward George Massie.
Age 14.
Born abt. 1896.
Parish. Shorncliffe.
Dorset Regiment.
Long Service (All Arms)
Attestation of
Regt No. 8977 - Edward George Massie - Dorset Regt.
Enlisted 6th December 1910 - Dover.
Trade or Occupation - Boy.
Squadron, Troop, and Company Conduct Sheet.
1912. 20th Sept. Rank - Boy.
1. Quitting barracks during prohibited hours.
2. Absent from religious instruction at 11 a.m.
7 days C.B.
Killed in action with E. F. France. 27/3/16.
Killed in action - Field - 27/3/16.
14th June 1921.
I am desirous of forwarding the British War and Victory medals to the next of kin of the late E. G. Massie.
To. Mrs L. Massie, 4, Macdonald Road, Dover, Kent.
Your full name - Louisa Massie.
Relationship to deceased - Mother.
Letters to be sent to 4, Macdonald Road, Dover.
State deceased's Regt. No. and Regiment. - No. 8977 - Rank L/Cpl. Corps. 1st Dorset Regt.
Full name - Louisa Massie.
I hereby acknowledge to have received the effects of the late  8977. L/Cpl. E. G. Massie, Dorset Regiment. 5/6/16. Place 102, Mayfield Avenue, Dover.

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