The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment

Lance Corporal A Clavey


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Lance Corporal Alfred CLAVEY, G/4125, 8th  Battalion, Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, killed in action, Flanders France, death presumed on or after, 26th September 1915.

Born Shifnal, Dudley, Staffordshire, son of Harry & Elizabeth Clavey, The Lodge, Bathwick Hill House., Bath, Somerset.


1911 Census - The Lodge, Bathwick Hill House., Bath, Somerset - Harry Clavey, head, age 48, married, coachman, born Chewton? Mendip, Somerset; Eliza Jane Clavey, wife, age 45, married 22 years, 1 child still alive, born Worfield, Shropshire; Alfred Clavey, son, age 22, single, gardener domestic, born All Brighton, Shropshire.


Enlisted Bath, Somerset, age 23 years & 5 months, height 5ft 7½ inches, weight 128lbs, fresh complexion, brown eyes, brown hair.  Resided Bath, Somerset. Formerly gardener.

Home 25th April 1915 to 29th August 1915; BEF 30th August 1915 to 26th September 1915.

25th April 1915, Bath, married Florence Agnes Baker, 21 Great Coin? Street, Bath, Somerset

6th September 1914, enlisted, General Service Cavalry, 23502; 14th October 1914, transferred to Royal West Kent Regiment; 17th October 1914, posted 8th Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment; 29th January 1915, appointed unpaid Lance Corporal; 20th April 1915, appointed paid Lance Corporal; 26th September 1915, posted missing.

13th June 1916, pension of 10/- a week awarded to widow, Mrs Florence Agnes Clavey, WRAF House, 19 Manor Road, Salisbury.

Commemorated at Loos Memorial, Panel 95 to 97, Pas de Calais, France.


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