Attestation Records

We hold around a fifth of the attestation records for the KSLI (Kings Shropshire Light Infantry) between 1910 and 1929 in a searchable database. The ‘all fields’ search uses a ‘sounds like’ approach, so you will often find the list is longer than expected, but will recognise similar spelled names. You can use the advanced search to perform a narrower search on family names and places.

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We found 7 person records.

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Leonard Bishop

Forenames: LeonardSurname: BishopPlace Of Birth: Oakengates, ShropsFather: Florence (British) Fran Florence, Ralph Gordon, Irene VivianRank: A/CQMSComments: Attested: 21/6/2012 7-May:Years at age: 18 Trade: G? Asst Married at: Fulham Children: Hammersmith 17/8/17, Wellington 7/8/20, Wellington 13/8/21 Discharge date: 20/7/1919 Discharge place: Shrewsbury Discharge address: 72 Haygate Road, Wellington Comments — Other Information: Attested: 21/6/2012 7-May:Years at age: 18 Trade: G? Asst Married at: Fulham Children: Hammersmith 17/8/17, Wellington 7/8/20, Wellington 13/8/21 Discharge date: 20/7/1919 Discharge place: Shrewsbury Discharge address: 72 Haygate Road, Wellington Comments
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Edward Baden Humphries

Forenames: Edward BadenSurname: HumphriesPlace Of Birth: Oakengates, ShropsFather: Mr H Humphries, 52 Old Park, Dawley (Father) Rank: PteComments: Attested: 12/2/2019 7-May:Years at age: 18 5 /12 Trade: Moulder Discharge date: 19/2/1927 Discharge place: Shrewsbury Comments: Trans to A Res. Disch.d 20/4/31. Pte. Fair. 31/12/34 Died. "Services no longer." — Other Information: Attested: 12/2/2019 7-May:Years at age: 18 5 /12 Trade: Moulder Discharge date: 19/2/1927 Discharge place: Shrewsbury Comments: Trans to A Res. Disch.d 20/4/31. Pte. Fair. 31/12/34 Died. "Services no longer."
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Joseph Bennett

Forenames: JosephSurname: BennettPlace Of Birth: Oakengates, ShropsFather: Mrs M A Gregory, 5 Nest ? Avenue, St Georges, nr Wellington (Mother)Rank: CplComments: Attested: 4/7/2019 7-May:Years at age: 19 10 /12 Trade: Glazier Discharge date: 12/2/1924 Discharge place: Netley Comments: Exemplary. Note in former service: Durham L I No. 81387 — Other Information: Attested: 4/7/2019 7-May:Years at age: 19 10 /12 Trade: Glazier Discharge date: 12/2/1924 Discharge place: Netley Comments: Exemplary. Note in former service: Durham L I No. 81387
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Robert Baden Rigby

Forenames: Robert BadenSurname: RigbyPlace Of Birth: Oakengates, ShropsFather: Mrs E Rigby, 6 Vicar St, Oakengates (Mother)Rank: PteComments: Attested: 19/8/2019 7-May:Years at age: 19 49 /365 Trade: Labourer Discharge date: 15/7/1924 Discharge place: Shrewsbury Comments: Fair. — Other Information: Attested: 19/8/2019 7-May:Years at age: 19 49 /365 Trade: Labourer Discharge date: 15/7/1924 Discharge place: Shrewsbury Comments: Fair.
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James Ernest Dainty

Forenames: James ErnestSurname: DaintyPlace Of Birth: Oakengates, ShropsFather: Mrs A Hart, 2 Douglas Place, Small Heath, Birmingham (Sister)Rank: PteComments: Attested: 27/2/2019 3:Years at age: 24 6 /12 Trade: Miner Discharge date: 31/3/1922 Discharge place: Shrewsbury Discharge address: 2 Douglas Place, Muntgy St, Small Heath, Birmingham Comments: Good. Pension: 12d p d for 12 months cond from 18/7/22. (Forme — Other Information: Attested: 27/2/2019 3:Years at age: 24 6 /12 Trade: Miner Discharge date: 31/3/1922 Discharge place: Shrewsbury Discharge address: 2 Douglas Place, Muntgy St, Small Heath, Birmingham Comments: Good. Pension: 12d p d for 12 months cond from 18/7/22. (Forme
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Frederick Dorricott

Forenames: FrederickSurname: DorricottPlace Of Birth: Oakengates, ShropsFather: Mrs M A Dorricott, Slate Row, Trench, Wellington (Mother)Rank: PteComments: Attested: 19/8/2019 4:Years at age: 24 84 /365 Trade: Roller Discharge date: 19/3/1921 Discharge place: Shrewsbury Discharge address: Slate Row, Trench Comments: Re-enl.. Disch.d: 28/7/23. (former service; KSLI: 15432, from 10/11/14 to 18/3/19 to 19/3/21) — Other Information: Attested: 19/8/2019 4:Years at age: 24 84 /365 Trade: Roller Discharge date: 19/3/1921 Discharge place: Shrewsbury Discharge address: Slate Row, Trench Comments: Re-enl.. Disch.d: 28/7/23. (former service; KSLI: 15432, from 10/11/14 to 18/3/19 to 19/3/21)
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James Henry Turner

Forenames: James HenrySurname: TurnerPlace Of Birth: Oakengates, ShropsFather: Mary TurnerRank: PteComments: Attested: 21/3/2023 4:Years at age: 26 Trade: Engineer Married at: Birmingham Discharge date: 20/3/1927 Discharge place: Shrewsbury Comments: R army. Section D Pool. (former service: KSLI: 200442) — Other Information: Attested: 21/3/2023 4:Years at age: 26 Trade: Engineer Married at: Birmingham Discharge date: 20/3/1927 Discharge place: Shrewsbury Comments: R army. Section D Pool. (former service: KSLI: 200442)

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