war memorial at dusk, photographed by Michelle Cooper

Service Record Notes


Short Service.

Attestation Of
No. 93463 – Robert George Powell – R.G.A.
Robert George Powell.
36, Albany Place,
Dover, Kent.
Age 27 years – 247 days.
Occ. Butcher.
Previously served in the 1st Vol. Bat. E. Kent’s.
Enlisted at Dover 9th December 1915.
Next of kin Beatrice Violet Powell, 36, Albany Place, Dover - Wife.
Particulars of Marriage.
Beatrice Violet Gill – spinster.
Daisy Mary Violet – Dover.
Embarked Southampton 25/2/17.
Disembarked Alexandria 13/3/17.
Appointed paid A/Bombardier 22/1/17.
H.A. Depot. Posted A/Bomb. 12/2/17.
G.B.D. To R.A. details Mustapha 16/3/17.
Admt. and Trans. to Orwa El. Hosp “Enterila” Alexandria. 27/3/17.
19th Gen. Hosp discharged to G.B.D. Mustapha 17/4/17.
Posted to 195th Heavy Battery, Mustapha 24/4/17.
Promoted Bombardier 5/12/17.
Died of wounds GSW head – Palestine 19/8/18.
Widow of soldier.
 Beatrice Violet Powell, 70, Longfield Road, Dover.
Violet Mary Daisy Powell, born October 27th 1913, address as above.
Mother of soldier.
Susan Powell, 5, Matchett Street, Belfast, Ireland.
Albert Rolston Powell, age 35, West Cottage, West Street, Tower Hamlets, Dover.
Charles Frederick Powell, age 28, 31, Adrian Street, Dover.
Lillian Maud McIldon? age 24, 5, Matchett Street, Belfast, Ireland.
Effects returned. Wallet, photos, card, letters, disc, wrist disc and strap, coin purse, watch and chain, coins.
1914 street book living at 36, Albany Place, Dover.


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