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Private F K Stonham


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Private Frederick Kennett STONHAM, G/7685, 8th Battalion, Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, (formerly 1492, West Kent Yeomanry),  killed in action, Ypres, Belgium, 9th September 1917, age 21.

Born Sevenoaks, Kent, son of Harry and Frances Emma Stonham, of Old Soar, Deal, Kent.


1911 Census - Old Soar Cottages, Plaxtol, Sevenoaks, Kent - Harry Stonham, head, age 48, married, farmer, fruitgrower, etc, employer, born Chatham, Kent; Frances E Stonham, wife, age 50, married 21 years, 6 children, all still alive, born Canterbury, Kent; Frances E Stonham, daughter, age 19, single, Governess, born Kemsing, Kent; Kate H Stonham, daughter, age 18, single,  born Kemsing, Kent; Kennett F Stonham, son, age 16, single, son working on farm, worker, born Kemsing, Kent; *Thomas H Stonham, son,  age 21, single, invalid, born Kemsing, Kent; Joan H Stonham, daughter, age 6, born Plaxtol, Kent; Florence Swift, servant, age 26, single, general servant domestic, worker, born Maidstone, Kent.


Enlisted Maidstone, Kent.  Resided Plaxtol, Kent.

28th September 1928, Probate - Frederick Kennett Stonham, of Old Soar, Plaxtol, Kent died 9th September 1917 at Ypres, Belgium. Administration London 28 September to Geoffrey Body and Owen English farmers. Effects £268 10s 5d.

28th September 1928, Probate - *Thomas Hedley Stonham, of Old Soar, Plaxtol, Kent died 22nd January 1912. Administration London 28 September to Geoffrey Body and Owen English farmers. Effects £196 10s 5d.

Buried at Hooge Crater Cemetery, VII. C. 4., Belgium. Commemorated Plaxtol War Memorial


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