THE  DOVER WAR MEMORIAL  PROJECT

 

war memorial at dusk, photographed by Michelle Cooper


Service Record Notes

METCALE, JOHN WILLIAM

Age 19.
Born Abt. 1896.
2, Alexander Place, Dover.
Regt. Buffs.
Regt No. 9031.
 
Short Service. For the duration of the War.
Attestation of
G/9031 Metcalfe John William - The Buffs.
 
Age. 19 years - 250 days.
Trade Hotel Porter.
Enlisted 11, December 1915 at Dover.
 
Next of kin Mary Elizabeth Metcalfe 2, Alexander Place, London Road, Dover Mother.
 
Home - 11/12/15 to 18/5/16.
BEF France 19/5/16 to 3/5/17.
 
Casualty Form.
Wounded 5/12/16.
Rejoined unit 20/12/16.
Killed in action 3/5/17.
 
6th Bn. The Buffs East Kent Regt. G/ 9031- Pte. Metcalfe John William Deceased.
Father of soldier Deceased.
Mother of soldier Mrs. E. Metcalfe now Maxted, 2, Alexander Place, Dover.
 
Brothers.
Pte. P. Metcalfe age 19. Att. 2nd Inf. Bde. Hdgrs? Eastern Div. Army of Rhine.
James Metcalfe - age 17 2, Alexander Place, London Road, Dover.
 
Sisters.
Lilian Metcalfe age 21. 192, Snargate Street, Dover, Kent.

 


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