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Trying to find info on a guy named Fred Dovey 

came from England served in US Cav.

the father was a dragoon in Victorian campaigns. 
have some documents and ribbon bars 

top is sons .

have us discharge dated July 1907 but not much on him ? 
they both seem to have been brave soldiers ! 

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On 3/31/2024 at 12:57 AM, scottplen said:

Trying to find info on a guy named Fred Dovey 

came from England served in US Cav.

the father was a dragoon in Victorian campaigns. 
have some documents and ribbon bars 

top is sons .

have us discharge dated July 1907 but not much on him ? 
they both seem to have been brave soldiers ! 

FC6DE5BF-463A-49FF-A08B-FBC798AB60C0.jpeg

 

In Fold3, he is in the register of enlistments. No unit identified, only "Cav."

Full Name
Dovey, Frederick H
Enlistment Date
22 Jul 1904
Birth Location
England
Age
23
Estimated Birth Year
1881
Branch
US Army
Conflict Period
Other Service
Served For
United States of America

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On 3/31/2024 at 12:59 AM, scottplen said:

Picture of son in a crazy uniform ?

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Very possible that was worn to celebrate the centennial. It appears that there are patriotic ribbons near his shoulders.

 

just reread that this is his son, so too late for centennial. Another patriot event perhaps.

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