The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment

Second Lieutenant G Skottowe


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Second Lieutenant Gordon SKOTTOWE, 7th Battalion, Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment,   died of wounds, 12th April 1918.

4th October 1896, born Chiswick, Middlesex, son of Coulson Francis John & Hetty Elizabeth Skottowe.

14th November 1897, Turnham Green, Hounslow, baptism of Gordon Skottowe, son of Coulson Francis John & Hetty Elizabeth Skottowe, 13 Barnaby Gardens.


1901 Census - 36 Brandeburgh Road, Turnham Green, Chiswick, Middlesex - Coulson Skottowe, head, married, age 39, bank clerk, worker, born Islington, London; Hetty Skottowe, wife, married, age 31, born Kensington, London; Francis Skottowe, son, age 7, single, born Brixton, London; Stuart Skottowe, son, single, age 6, born Chingford, Essex; Kathleen Skottowe, daughter, single, age 5, born Chingford, Essex; Gordon Skottowe, son, single, age 4, born Chiswick, Middlesex; Norah Skottowe, daughter, single, age 2, born Chiswick, Middlesex; Britiffe Skottowe, son, single, age 7 months, born Chiswick, Middlesex; Ada Taylor, servant, single, age 16, housemaid domestic, born Horley, Surrey; Lizzie Guilford, servant, single, age 23, cook, born Market Drayton, Staffordshire; Ellen Herring, servant, single, age 21, nurse, born Waddesdon, Buckinghamshire. 

1911 Census - 81 Ormiston Road, Shepherds Bush, London W - Coulson Francis John Skottowe, head, age 49, married 18 years, 8 children, all still alive, Turf Bookmaker, own account, born London, Middlesex; Stuart Maxwell Skottowe, son, age 16, single, stock exchange clerk, born Chingford, Essex; Gordon Skottowe, son, age 14, apprentice scenic painter, born London, Middlesex; Ada Beatrice Adams, sister in law, age 37, single, born London, Middlesex.

1911 Census - Montrose, Richmond Avenue, Bognor, Sussex - Hetty E Skottowe, wife, age 41, married 19 years, 8 children, all still alive; Francis B Skottowe, son, age 17, single, born Brixton; Kathleen Skottowe, daughter, age 15, single, born Chingford; Norah Skottowe, daughter, age 12, born Chiswick; Britiffe Skottowe, son, age 10, born Chiswick; Ralph Skottowe, son, age 8, born Chiswick; Fred W B Skottowe, son, age 5, born Chiswick.


Buried at Namps-au-Val British Cemetery,  II. C. 7., France.


London Gazette 1st September 1917.

War Office, 1st September, 1917. REGULAR FORCES.

The under mentioned cadets to be temporary Second Lieutenants (attached).  - 1 August 1917: 

Royal West Kent Regiment. - Gordon Skottowe.

London Gazette 14th November 1917.

War Office, 14th November, 1917. REGULAR FORCES.

The under mentioned temporary 2nd Lieutenants (attached) unless otherwise stated, are transferred to  Service Battalions,  with seniority from 1 August 1917: 

Royal West Kent Regiment. -  G. Skottowe.


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