THE  DOVER WAR MEMORIAL  PROJECT

 

war memorial at dusk, photographed by Michelle Cooper


Service Record Notes

PRIEST, ALFRED HENRY

Short Service.

Attestation of
No. 9452 Alfred Priest Rifle Brigade. 
Alfred Priest.
London.
Middlesex.
Age 18 years.
Occ. Clerk.
 
Examined at Dover Castle 3/12/02.
Enlisted at Dover 3/12/02.
Joined at Gosport 5/12/02.
Joined on enlistment - Rifle Brigade No. 9452.
 
Black Watch. Attested and Posted Pte. 3/12/02.
Rifle Brigade Transferred Pte 5/12/02.
Transferred to Army Reserve Pte. 2/12/05.
Re-engaged 25/7/14.
 
Killed in action field 14/5/15.  
Received 1914 clasp.
Granted good conduct badge Pte. - 2/12/05.
 
Particulars as to marriage.
Susannah Ethel King Spinster Parish Church, Buckland, 29/2/08.
 
Children.
Alfred Henry 8/3/09, Dover.
Daisy Evelyn 16/8/14, Dover.
 
Widow of soldier. Susannah Ethel Priest, 7, The Grove, Barton Road, Dover.
 
Children
Alfred Henry Priest March 8th 1909.
Daisy Evelyn Priest. August 16th 1916.
 
Father Alfred deceased.
Mother Ellen Ann deceased.
 
Brother.
2nd Lieut. Jack Priest age 24 10th R.W.K. Regt. Army (Occupation?) Germany.
 
Sisters.
Mrs Matilda Cotton, age 34, 32, Belgrave Road, Dover.
Mrs Amy Torr, age 25, 147, Clarendon Street, Dover.
Mrs Annie Chambers, age 36, 32, Belgrave Road, Dover.
Mrs Babbage, age 40, A. Block, Kennedy Road (Hong ?)
Mrs Dove, age 43, 132, Snargate Street, Dover.

 


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