war memorial at dusk, photographed by Michelle Cooper

Service Record Notes


Ancestry Pension Record.
Francis William Wall.
Born abt. 1879.
Birth Parish. Battersea,
County. Surrey.
 Regt. No. 5595.
Short Service.
Attestation of
5595- Francis William Wall - The Buffs.
Age. 19 years 5 months.
Trade. Baker.
Do you belong now to Her Majesty’s Army - Yes, 1st Batt. Royal Fusiliers.
Enlisted 14th May 1898, East Kent Buffs.
Statement of Services. The Buffs.
Promoted and approved CSM 2/8/16.
Posted CSM 2/8/16.
Posted CSM 24/10/16.
Posted CSM 2/3/17.
Appointed O/? RSM. 15/11/17.
Appointed paid RSM 20/9/18.
Discharged on termination of --------- (remainder unreadable)
Home address (in ink) 66, Folkestone Road, Dover, Kent.
Statement of Services.
Joined at Canterbury 16/5/98.
The Buffs.
Posted Pte. 16/5/98.
Posted Pte. 18/9/98.
Five years in India from Sept 1899
Dec 1904 to Sep 1914, at home, then to France

11.10.14 gunshot wound to chest
Granted G.C. Badge 1/4/04.
Appointed L/Cpl. 29/5/04.
Extended his service to complete 12 years with the Colours L/Cpl. 28/11/05.
Promoted Cpl. 19/4/07.
Promoted Sgt. 29/9/12.

Promoted C/Sgt. 5/5/15

Long service and GC badge 11.7.17


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