The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment

Corporal C H T Noble


Corporal Charles Henry Thomas NOBLE, 240873, 1st  Battalion, Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, (formerly 2/5th Battalion, 3139), killed in action, Flanders France, 4th October 1917, age 24.

Enlisted 7th May 1915, London, age 22, height 5ft 4 inches, resided 4, Smardale Road, Wandsworth, SW. Formerly printer.

Son of Thomas and Mary Ann Noble, of 4, Smardale Road, Wandsworth, London. Sister, Elsie Katherine Noble. Aunts & Uncles - Charles Noble, age 62; Elizabeth Noble, age 59; Mary Noble, age 52; Emma Symes, age 50.

Qualified as Musketry Instructor.

Home, 7th May 1915 to 11th September 1917; BEF, 12th September 1917 to 4th October 1917.

7th May 1915, enlisted into 2/5th Battalion, Territorial Force; 22nd July 1915, 2/5th Battalion, promoted unpaid Acting Corporal; 22nd September 1915, 2/5th Battalion, appointed paid Acting Sergeant; 15th January 1916, 2/5th Battalion, promoted Sergeant; 15th May 1916 to 6th June 1916, Fulham Military Hospital, scabies; 12th September 1917, embarked Folkestone; 12th September 1917, disembarked Boulogne; 12th September 1917, reverts to Corporal on embarkation; 12th September 1917, arrived 40 Infantry Depot Base, Etaples, posted to 3/4th Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment; 16th September 1917, posted to 1st Battalion; 18th September 1917, joined Battalion in the Field.

Buried at Tyne Cot Cemetery, LVII. A. 5., Belgium.

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