1918-2008: Ninety Years of Remembrance

Soldier Record

Richard James Rose

Contributed by: Anne Drummond, on 2008-11-08

Richard James Rose
Rank
First Name Richard James
Surname Rose
Year of Birth 1883
Year of Death 1924
Regiment Buffs (Royal East Kent Regiment)
Place of Wartime Residence London, Greater London

Richard James's Story

My Great Uncle enlisted in the Buffs 15th May 1900. For 18years he served in Australia, South Africa, then joined WW1 September France 1914 POW in October 1914 until 1918 at Gottengen Camp where he worked in the Salt mines which affected his lungs. He was sent to Switzerland to recover but died at the age of 41.

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