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Private A J Bartlett


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Private Alfred James BARTLETT, G/2030, 1st  Battalion, Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, killed in action, France and Flanders, 26th October 1917.

Born Deptford, SE.

Enlisted  7th September 1914, Deptford, SE, age 19, height 5 ft 3 inches, weight 120 lbs. Formerly labourer.

Next of kin, brother Edward Enoch Bartlett, 4 Andon Terrace, Church Street, Deptford.

Home 7th September 1914 to 25th July 1915; BEF 26th July 1915 to 1st October 1916; Home 2nd October 1916 to 15th March 1917; BEF 16th March 1917 to 26th October 1917.

7th September 1914, enlisted & posted Depot, Royal West Kent Regiment; 9th September 1914, posted 7th Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment; 18th October 1914, Belhus Park, overstaying pass from midnight till 9.00pm 19th, admonished, forfeits 1 days pay; 7th November 1914, Belhus Park, absent from Tattoo until 8.00pm on the 8th, 3 days confined to Barracks, forfeits 2 days pay; 8th May 1915, Colchester, overstaying his pass from midnight until 7.00pm  10th inst, 7 days confined to Barracks, forfeits 2 days pay; 14th July 1915, Codford, overstaying is pass from 10.00pm until 1.00pm 15th, 7 days confined to Barracks, forfeits 2 days pay; 9th September 1915, absent from COs' parade when on active service, 7 days confined to Barracks; 30th September 1916, gun shot wound to neck;  2nd October 1916, posted Depot, Royal West Kent Regiment; 2nd October 1916 to 27th December 1916, Holloway Hospital, London, gun shot wound neck; 6th January 1917, posted 3rd Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment; 16th March 1917, posted BEF & 1st Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment; 26th April 1917, joined Battalion, "C" Company; 9th May 1917, wounded, at duty; 26th October 1917, posted missing.

26th July 1919, Statement of Relatives - Father & Mother deceased; Brothers - Edward Enoch Bartlett, age 37, 4 Andon Terrace, Church Street, Deptford; William John Bartlett, age 35, serving in France, residing 4 Andon Terrace, Church Street, Deptford; Sisters - Mrs Emma Caroline Tunnicliffe, age 43, 4 Andon Terrace, Church Street, Deptford; Mrs Mary Ann Harriett White, age 41, 5 Dougalas Street, Deptford; Mrs Florence Ada Hinley, age 30, 4 Andon Terrace, Church Street, Deptford.

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


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