Letter from Infantry Record Office, Lichfield, informing of death

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No.9521 missing                                                                            Army Form B. 104-82A.

       (if replying, please quote above No.)

                                                                               Infantry RECORD OFFICE,

                                                                                             LICHFIELD STATION,

                                                                                                    22nd August 1917.


   Madam

Sir

     It is my painful duty to inform you that no further news having

been received relative to (No.) 18260    (Rank) Private

(Name)    John. Duesbery.

(Regiment)     NOTTS &  DEBBYSHIRE REGT.

who has been missing since 15-9-1916, the Army Council

have been, regretfully constrained to conclude that he is dead, and that

his death took place on the 15-9-1916 (or since).


  I am to express to you the sympathy of the Army Council with

you in your loss.


Any articles of private property left by missing soldiers which are

found are forwarded to this Office, but they cannot be disposed of until

authority is received from the War Office.


Application regarding the disposal of any such personal effects, or

of any amount that may eventually be found to be due to the late

soldier's estate, should be addressed to "The Secretary, War Office,

London, S.W.," and marked outside, "Effects".


Mrs. M. E. Duesberry                                                                                  I am Sir, Madam

Swinfleet Fields,                                                                 Your obedient Servant, 

Goole,                                                                                missing

                              Yorks                                     

for Officer in Charge of Records 


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No.9521 missing                                                                            Army Form B. 104-82A.

       (if replying, please quote above No.)

                                                                               Infantry RECORD OFFICE,

                                                                                             LICHFIELD STATION,

                                                                                                    22nd August 1917.


   Madam

Sir

     It is my painful duty to inform you that no further news having

been received relative to (No.) 18260    (Rank) Private

(Name)    John. Duesbery.

(Regiment)     NOTTS &  DEBBYSHIRE REGT.

who has been missing since 15-9-1916, the Army Council

have been, regretfully constrained to conclude that he is dead, and that

his death took place on the 15-9-1916 (or since).


  I am to express to you the sympathy of the Army Council with

you in your loss.


Any articles of private property left by missing soldiers which are

found are forwarded to this Office, but they cannot be disposed of until

authority is received from the War Office.


Application regarding the disposal of any such personal effects, or

of any amount that may eventually be found to be due to the late

soldier's estate, should be addressed to "The Secretary, War Office,

London, S.W.," and marked outside, "Effects".


Mrs. M. E. Duesberry                                                                                  I am Sir, Madam

Swinfleet Fields,                                                                 Your obedient Servant, 

Goole,                                                                                missing

                              Yorks                                     

for Officer in Charge of Records 



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  • September 21, 2019 17:47:13 Julia Bourbois

    No.9521 missing                                                                            Army Form B. 104-82A.

           (if replying, please quote above No.)

                                                                                   Infantry RECORD OFFICE,

                                                                                                 LICHFIELD STATION,

                                                                                                        22nd August 1917.


       Madam

    Sir

         It is my painful duty to inform you that no further news having

    been received relative to (No.) 18260    (Rank) Private

    (Name)    John. Duesbery.

    (Regiment)     NOTTS &  DEBBYSHIRE REGT.

    who has been missing since 15-9-1916, the Army Council

    have been, regretfully constrained to conclude that he is dead, and that

    his death took place on the 15-9-1916 (or since).


      I am to express to you the sympathy of the Army Council with

    you in your loss.


    Any articles of private property left by missing soldiers which are

    found are forwarded to this Office, but they cannot be disposed of until

    authority is received from the War Office.


    Application regarding the disposal of any such personal effects, or

    of any amount that may eventually be found to be due to the late

    soldier's estate, should be addressed to "The Secretary, War Office,

    London, S.W.," and marked outside, "Effects".


    Mrs. M. E. Duesberry                                                                                  I am Sir, Madam

    Swinfleet Fields,                                                                 Your obedient Servant, 

    Goole,                                                                                missing

                                  Yorks                                     

    for Officer in Charge of Records 


  • September 21, 2019 17:46:44 Julia Bourbois

    No.9521 missing                                                                            Army Form B. 104-82A.

           (if replying, please quote above No.)

                                                                                   Infantry RECORD OFFICE,

                                                                                                 LICHFIELD STATION,

                                                                                                        22nd August 1917.


       Madam

    Sir

         It is my painful duty to inform you that no further news having

    been received relative to (No.) 18260    (Rank) Private

    (Name)    John. Duesbery.

    (Regiment)     NOTTS &  DEBBYSHIRE REGT.

    who has been missing since 15-9-1916, the Army Council

    have been, regretfully constrained to conclude that he is dead, and that

    his death took place on the 15-9-1916 (or since).


      I am to express to you the sympathy of the Army Council with

    you in your loss.


    Any articles of private property left by missing soldiers which are

    found are forwarded to this Office, but they cannot be disposed of until

    authority is received from the War Office.


    Application regarding the disposal of any such personal effects, or

    of any amount that may eventually be found to be due to the late

    soldier's estate, should be addressed to "The Secretary, War Office,

    London, S.W.," and marked outside, "Effects".

    Mrs. M. E. Duesberry                                                                                  I am Sir, Madam

    Swinfleet Fields,                                                                 Your obedient Servant, 

    Goole,                                                                                missing

                                  Yorks                                     

    for Officer in Charge of Records 



  • November 1, 2018 20:14:02 Gregoria Evripidou

    No.9521 missing                                                                            Army Form B. 104-82A.

           (if replying, please quote above No.)

                                                                                   Infantiy RECORD OFFICE,

                                                                                                 LICHFIELD STATION,

                                                                                                        22nd August 1917.


       Madam

    Sir

         It is my painful duty to iform you that no further news having

    been received relative to (No.) 18260    (Rank) Private

    (Name)    John. Duesbery.

    (Regiment)     NOTIS &  DEBBYSHIRE REGT.

    who has been missing since 15-9-1916, the Army Council

    have been, regretfully constrained to conclude that he is dead, and that

    his death took place on the 15-9-1916 (or since).


      I am to express to you the sympathy of the Army Council with

    you in your loss.


    Any articles of private property left by missing soldiers whice are

    found are forwarded to this Office, but they cannot be disposed of until

    authority is received from the War Office.


    Application regarding the disposal of any such personal effects, or

    of any amount that may eventually be found to be due to the late

    soldier's estate, should be addressed to "The Secretary, War Office,

    London, S.W.," and marked outside, "Effects".





  • November 1, 2018 20:06:41 Gregoria Evripidou

    No.9521 missing                                                                            Army Form B. 104-82A.

           (if replying, please quote above No.)

                                                                                   Infantiy RECORD OFFICE,

                                                                                                 LICHFIELD STATION,

                                                                                                        22nd August 1917.


       Madam

    Sir

         It is my painful duty to iform you that no further news having

    been received relative to (No.) 18260    (Rank) Private

    (Name)    John. Duesbery.

    (Regiment)     NOTIS &  DEBBYSHIRE REGT.

    who has been missing since 15-9-1916, the Army Council

    have been




  • November 1, 2018 20:02:26 Gregoria Evripidou

    No.9521 missing                                                                            Army Form B. 104-82A.

           (if replying, please quote above No.)

                                                                                   Infantiy RECORD OFFICE,

                                                                                                 LICHFIELD STATION,

                                                                                                        22nd August 1917.



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    Lichfield, UK

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    Swinefleet, Goole, UK

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  • Document location Lichfield, UK
  • Additional document location Swinefleet, Goole, UK


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Contributor
Kenneth Duesbery, great nephew of John
License
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August 22, 1917
  • English

  • Western Front

  • Artillery
  • Home Front
  • Remembrance
  • Trench Life



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