Category : World War 1

BENT, H. (Able-Bodied Seaman) 3 Company “A” crew of Dover Anti-Aircraft Corps RNVR March 1914 (on list in Dover Museum) (Gunner) H.J.A. CAVE (RGA), “now in France” eldest son of Mr and Mrs J. CAVE of 30 Dour Street, Dover. His brother Gunner C.T.CAVE is serving in RGA Anti-Aircraft Section (Dover Express 24.3.1916 p.8) G. ..

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First World War gun boats in Granville Dock, 1930s? Photo by photographers Whorwell & Son of Bench Street, Dover, (postcard). Interesting dockside scene, with Grand Shaft Barracks on the cliff-top. From the left to right along the waterfront are the Hearts of Oak dining rooms (a name not found in long search of Pike street ..

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A few DOVER MEN who served in the First World War During the years 1914 to 1918, photographs of many of the local men serving were pictured in the Dover Express as well as in other local newspapers. This list covers only a small percentage of those mentioned, mostly from 1916. ARMAN, S. (Bombadier RFA ..

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St George’s Day service in Dover on April 23, 1923, a fine postcard by J.G. Whorwell, of Bench Street, commemorating the epic raid on a canal and dry dock at the enemy occupied Belgian port of Zeebrugge in the First World War. The service, which became an annual one, was held outside St Mary’s Church, ..

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