The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment

Private F T Clough


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Private Frederick Thomas CLOUGH, G/5869,  6th  Battalion, Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, died from wounds, War Hospital, Newcastle, Staffordshire, 6.30am, 23rd July 1916, age 34. Relatives present.

Born Great Yarmouth, Norfolk.

19th June 1905, married  Gertrude Leah Agnes Danan, spinster, of 125 Alma Road, Sheerness, Kent.

Children - Gertrude Marion Agnes Clough, born 3rd March 1906, Northampton; Kathleen Alice Clough, born 4th October 1907, Minster, Sheppey, Kent; Eileen Maud Clough, born 29th July 1909, Chatham, Kent.


1911 Census - 17 Otway Street, Chatham, Kent - Frederick Thomas Clough, head, age 29, married, tailors traveller, born Great Yarmouth, Norfolk; Gertrude Leah Agnes Clough, wife, age 27, married 6 years, 3 children, all still alive, born Yorktown, Surrey; Kathleen Alice Clough, daughter, age 3, born Sheerness, Kent; Eileen Maud Clough, daughter, age 1, born Chatham, Kent.


Enlisted Chatham, Kent, age 33 years & 3 months, height 5ft 2 inches.  Resided 125 Alma Road, Sheerness, Kent / 91, Upper Milton Road, Gillingham, Kent. Formerly outfitters manager.

2nd March 1915, enlisted; 9th March 1915, posted Depot, Royal West Kent Regiment; 13th March 1915, posted 3rd Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment; 3rd April 1915, appointed unpaid Lance Corporal; 27th May 1915, appointed paid Lance Corporal; 11th December 1915, appointed Acting Corporal; 26th April 1916, posted BEF & 6th Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment;  12th May 1916, reverts to Private; 3rd July 1916, wounded, bullet wound to spine; 9th July 1916 to 23rd July 1916, War Hospital, Newcastle, Staffordshire, gun shot wound spine, 2nd lumbar over vertebrae, complete paraplegia, incontinence of urine, pneumonia, exhaustion, death.

24th November 1916, widow living at Holly Dene, Frimley Road, Camberley, Surrey.

22nd January 1917, pension of 20/6 a week \awarded to widow & three children.

Buried at Yorktown (St Michael), Churchyard, South of West end of Church., Camberley, Surrey.


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