The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment

Lance Corporal R Clews


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Lance Corporal Rudolph CLEWS, G/24596, 1st  Battalion, Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, killed in action, Flanders France, 9th April 1917, age 36.

7th January 1881, born Kensington, Middlesex, son of Edward and Harriot Clews.

18th April 1881, St Paul, Hammersmith, baptism of Rudolph Clews, son of Edward (blind maker) and Harriet Clews, 19 Steradale? Road.

30th July 1908, Parish Church, Christ Church, Turnham Green, Hounslow, marriage Rudolph Clews, age 27, bachelor, commercial traveller, 98 Wavendon Avenue, Chiswick, father Edward Clews, manufacturer to Gladys Antoinette Lathbury, spinster, age 26, 96 Wavendon Avenue, Chiswick, father William Waters Larhbury, gentleman.


1911 Census - 96 Wavendon Avenue, Chiswick - Rudolph Clews, head, age 36, married, commercial traveller, (fancy leather trade), born Kensington, London; Gladys Antoinette Clews, wife, age 28, married 2 years, 1 child, born Teddington, London; Prudence Antoinette Clews, daughter, age 1, born Chiswick, London; Ethel Isabella Cox, servant, age 18, single, general servant domestic, born Pimlico, London.


Enlisted Chiswick, Middlesex.

7th June 1917, Probate - Clews Rudolph of 96 Wavendon Avenue, Chiswick, Middlesex, Lance Corporal, 1st Royal West Kent Regiment, died 9th April 1917 in France, killed in action. Probate London 7th June to Gladys Antoinette Clews widow. Effects £495.

Buried at  Bois-Carre British Cemetery, I,A.15., Thelus, Pas de Calais, France.


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