THE  DOVER WAR MEMORIAL  PROJECT

 

war memorial at dusk, photographed by Michelle Cooper


Service Record Notes

WALL, FRANCIS

 Short Service.
Attestation of
No. 5595 – Francis William Wall – The Buffs.
 
Francis William Hall,
Battersea,
London.
Age 19 years – 5 months.
Occ. Baker.
Previously served in the 1st V.B. Royal Fusiliers.
 
Next of kin – Joseph Hammond Wall 19, Colman Street, Wandsworth, London, S.W.
Wife’s address c/o Mr Pierce, Victoria Street, Rochester.
 
Joined at Canterbury 16/5/1898.
Home 11/9/98 to 5/9/99.
India 6/9/99 to 15/2/01.
Burma 16/2/01 to 11/12/02.
India 12/12/02 to 13/10/03.
Aden 14/10/03 to 8/12/04.
Home 19/12/04 to 6/9/14.
BEF 7/9/14 to 14/10/14.
Home 15/10/14 to 26/7/15.
BEF 27/7/15 to 1/8/16.
 
Wounded in action – field – 9/10/14.
16 F.A. admitted GSW right shoulder 9/10/14.
11 CC. Hospital admitted 10/10/14.
12 Gen Hos Rouen 11/10/14.
Passage to England 13/10/14.
 
Certificates of Education
3rd class 28/2/99.
2nd class 17/9/04.
 
1st Transferred Pte. 6/9/99.
Appointed unpaid L/Corp. 29/4/04.
Appointed paid L/Corp. 24/?/04.
Granted 2nd G.C. badge 1/4/04.
Extended to complete 12 years with the Colours 28/11/05.
 
Passed classes of instruction – Mounted Infantry 2/4/06. Ordinary Rifle, Hythe, 26/4/13.
 
Promoted Corporal 19/4/07.
Appointed unpaid L/Sgt. 16/6/09.
Re-engaged at Aldershot 1/12/09.  
Promoted Sgt. 29/9/12.
 
Appointed acting R.S. Major – Field.
Permitted to continue in the Service beyond 21 years – 12/4/19.
 
The Buffs 1st Posted C.S.M 18/9/15.
 
Employment Sheet.
Character. Trustworthy, reliable, smart, hardworking, intelligeant, excellent all round man.
 
 Discharged on termination of period of engagement C.S.M. 8/11/1919.
Home address 66, Folkestone Road Dover, Kent.
 
Marriage.
Teresa Gill - Spinster – Holy Cross Belfast – 1st January 1914.
Son Francis William Theodore Wall, born 7/5/17 at Dover.
 
104, Heathfield Avenue,
Dover,
Kent.
1/3/17.
Sir, herewith please receive attached certificate re my son Thomas mentioned, and oblige T. W. Wall, wife of CSM Wall, The Buffs.
Dover.
 
Post Office Telegraphs.
Can I get permission to see my husband CSM Wall 7th Buffs wounded C.G. Hospital France.
Wall.
106, Heathfield Avenue.

 


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