The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment

Corporal W W Chilvers


Corporal Walter William CHILVERS, G/1735, "B" Company,   7th  Battalion, Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, killed in action, Flanders France, 12th October 1917, age 19.

Born Deptford, Kent, son of William Walter& Martha Maud Chilvers, of 14E, Armada St., Deptford, London.

19th September 1898, St Paul, Deptford, baptism of Walter William Chilvers, son of Walter William, (sailor) & Martha Maud Chilvers, 66 Bronze Street.

1911 Census - 26 Knott Street, Deptford, SE - William Chilvers, head, age 46, married, mariner, born Lowestoft, Suffolk; Martha Chilvers, wife, age 44, married 18 years, 7 children, 6 still alive, born Lowestoft, Suffolk; Florence Chilvers, daughter, age 17, single, daily servant, born Deptford, London; Phoebe Chilvers, daughter, age 15, single, domestic help, born Deptford, London; Walter Chilvers, son, age 12, school, born Deptford, London; Esther Chilvers, daughter, age 10, school, born Deptford, London; Ada Chilvers, daughter, age 8, school, born Deptford, London; Samuel Chilvers, son, age 3, born Deptford, London.

Enlisted Deptford, Kent.

26th July 1915, posted BEF.

Commemorated at Tyne Cot Memorial, Panel 106 to 108, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

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