war memorial at dusk, photographed by Michelle Cooper

Service Record Notes


1891 census at 26, May Lane Terrace, Great Mongeham, Kent.
George Webb age 23, carpenter – born Kent, Walmer.
Elizabeth age 22, born Kent, Sutton.
Percy age 2, Kent, Deal.
Ernest age 1, Kent, Deal.
Sidney age 9 months, Kent Walmer

1901 census at 26, Clarendon Place, Dover, Kent.
George Webb age 34, carpenter, born Kent Deal.
Elizabeth age 32, Kent Sutton.
Percival age 12, Kent, Deal.
Ernest age 11, Kent, Deal.
Sydney age 10, Kent, Walmer.
Berty age 7, Kent, Walmer.
William age 6, Kent, Dover.
Fred age 3, Kent, Dover.
Albert age 1, Kent, Dover
(George Webb died Dover Sep ¼ 1902)

Seeking corroboration of identification from any of his brother’s records who may have been serving in the Great War.
Part attestation of
No. 1483 - William Webb – Oxford & Bucks Light Infantry.
Age 18, year of birth 1894.
He signed up for service 6/1/13.
Next of kin –
Mother Elizabeth Ann Webb(?)
Brother Percy Webb – 2nd Battalion The Buffs.
Brother Ernest Webb – Townwall Street, Dover.
Brothers Sidney, Frederick & Albert with parent.
Living at 6, Sidney Terrace, Malvern Road, Dover, Kent.
Another page – next of kin mother, 3, Templar Street, Dover.

Pension record of –
No. 4481 – Webb Sydney, born Walmer, Kent. 7th The Buffs.
Age 22.
3, Templar Street, Dover, Kent.
Enlisted 8th November 1914 in Dover.
Next of kin – Elizabeth Powell, 37, Bartholomew Street, Dover, Kent.
(March ¼ 1903, Elizabeth Anne Webb married Joseph Edwin Powell in Dover)
(note - A Joseph E Powell died in Dover March ¼ 1913, aged 36)


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