war memorial at dusk, photographed by Michelle Cooper

Service Record Notes


Age. 16.
Born Abt. 1892.
St. Mary’s Dover Kent.
Batt. The Buffs.
Regt. No. 377.
Territorial Force.
Service in the United Kingdom.
Attestation of
Percy Chester Newman – 4th Batt. The Buffs.
Age 16 years – 9 months.
Occupation – Clerk.
6, Barton View, Dover.
Birthplace – parish Charlton, Dover.
1st V.B. The Buffs East Kent Regiment.
Casualty Form.
4/377 L/Corp. Newman P. C.
Enlisted 13/4/08.
Killed in Action – Field – 2/5/17.
Report on Wounds.
No. 377. Drmr. Newman.  4/Buffs.
Was admitted to hospital on the 15th December 1914.
From Sprained ankle – disabity trivial.
Admitted to hospital 2/12/14 to 23/12/14.
Next of kin – Mrs Daisy M. Newman, 114, Clarendon Street – Wife.(later 6 Barton View)
I am directed to forward the under-mentioned articles of private property – two photos.
G/13566, dead.
I hereby acknowledge receipt of Territorial Force Efficiency medal, and declare that, in the event of it being lost, stolen or destroyed, no replacement will be made ?? the public.
Mrs Newman.
11th 1919.
Widow - Daisy May Newman.
Children – none.
Father – none.
Mother – none.
Brothers or sisters – none.
Only relatives by marriage


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