THE  DOVER WAR MEMORIAL  PROJECT

 

war memorial at dusk, photographed by Michelle Cooper


Service Record Notes

PALMER, THOMAS WILLIAM

Short Service.
Attestation of
S/7967.  T. W. Palmer Rifle Brigade.
 
Thomas William Palmer.
3, Caroline Place, Dover, Kent.
Age 19 years 2 months.
Occ. Music Hall Artist.
 
Enlisted 14 January 1915 at London.
 
Next of kin, William Thomas Palmer, father. (Crossed out 3, Caroline Place, Dover.) 26, Lansdown Road, Canterbury.
 
R.B. Attested Rfm. 14/1/15.
11 Br. Exp. Force. Rfm. 21/7/15.
11. G.S.W. left eye 10/3/16.
D. Invalided to England 15/3/16.
6th Posted 26/4/16.
Posted 1/6/16.
Missing 15/9/16.
Killed in action Rfm. 15/9/16.
 
Brook War Hospital,
Shooters Hill,
Woolwich.
Admitted to hospital 15/3/1916. Shell in face.
Discharged 14/4/16.
Had 30 days in hospital.
 
Father of soldier, William Thomas Palmer, 26, Lansdown Road, Canterbury.
Mother, Sarah Elizabeth, address as above.
No Brothers.
Sisters.
Elsie Ellen Palmer, as above.
Hilda May Palmer, as above.


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