war memorial at dusk, photographed by Michelle Cooper

Service Record Notes


Army Reserve. (Special Reservists)

Attestation Of
No. GS/ 371 Thomas Joseph Smith Corps or Regiment S.R. RS GS.
Thomas Joseph Smith.
Dover, Kent.
Age 26 years 8 months.
Occ. General Labourer.
Previously served in the Royal Sussex. T.E.
Next of kin, Father, Peter Smith, 10, Woolcomber Lane, Dover.
Mother, Susan, address as above.
Brother, Peter Smith, Royal Canadian Artillery, Nova Scotia.
Enlisted, 5th September 1914 at Dover.
Religion, Roman Catholic.
Chichester 5th September 1914.
SR RS GS Attested Pte. 5/9/14.
8th Posted Pte 9/9/14.
8th Promoted L/Corp. 10/9/14.
8th Reverted own request Pte. 22/12/14.
3rd Posted Pte. 22/2/15.
2nd Missing, Pte. 9/5/15.
2nd. Killed in action Pte. 9/5/19.
Home 5/9/14 to 23/3/15.
Ex. Force France 24/3/15 to 9/5/15.
Effects returned, 1 Pocket Case, 1, Writing Pad.

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