The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment

Second Lieutenant C C Baring


Photograph by "Steve N"

Second Lieutenant Cecil Christopher BARING, 8th Battalion, Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, died of wounds, France, 21st March 1918, age 20.

1898, born at Simla, Himachal Pradesh, India.

Son of the Rev. Francis Henry and Amy Baring, of "Marchdyke" Chandlers Ford, Hampshire.

Educated at Haileybury College. 

Buried at  Roye New British Cemetery, Marchelepot British Cemetery Memorial 99,  Somme, France.

One of four Baring brothers all remembered on the Sudbury War Memorial, were:

Private Charles Alexander Baring
aged 23. Charles was born around 1893, at King's Worthy, Hampshire, served with the Australian Infantry, A.I.F.52nd Bn.-Service No:5223

Lance Corporal Ernest Baring aged 27. Ernest Baring was born at Northam, England around 1890;he served with the
56th Battalion Australian Infantry A.I.F.Service No:1756
Died 02/04/1917
VAULX HILL CEMETERY-Grave Reference I. H. 20.

Second Lieutenant Reginald Arthur Baring aged 19.Reginald was born around 1899;he served with the 73rd Squadron Royal Air Force

London Gazette 17th February 1917.

Royal West Kent Regiment - Cadet Cecil Christopher Baring to be  temporary 2nd Lieutenant (attached). -  25 January. 1917.

London Gazette 4th August 1917.

War Office, 4th August, 1917. REGULAR FORCES.

The under mentioned temporary 2nd Lieutenants from attached (unless otherwise stated), are transferred to Service Battalion, with seniority shown against their names : 

Royal West Kent Regiment - C. C. Baring. - 25 Jan. 1917.

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