The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment

Lance Corporal G A A Clackett


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Lance Corporal George Arthur Alexander CLACKETT, G/4902, "A" Company, 1st Battalion, Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, killed in action, on or after, 5th May 1915, Flanders France,  age 20.

Born  East Malling, Kent, son of Ellen Clackett, of 33, Kingsnorth Road, Faversham, Kent.

Enlisted Faversham Kent, age 20 years & 4 months, height 5ft 8½ inches, defective vision, left eye.  Resided Crown & Anchor, Faversham, Kent. Formerly barman.

Home 10th December 1914 to 6th April 1915; BEF 7th April 1915 to 5th May 1915.

10th December 1914, enlisted & posted Depot, Royal West Kent Regiment; 15th December 1914, posted 3rd Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment; 15th February 1915, appointed unpaid Lance Corporal; 7th April 1915, posted BEF & 1st Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment; 8th April 1915, landed at 5 Infantry Base Depot; 12th April 1915, joined Battalion, "A" Company; 5th May 1915, posted missing.

25th July 1919, Statement of Relatives - Mother, Ellen Clackett, 33, Kingsnorth Road, Faversham, Kent; Half Brothers - Arthur James Lee, age 42, Swan Street, West Malling, Kent; Horace L Lee, age 32, 33, Kingsnorth Road, Faversham, Kent; Half Sister - Mrs E Peters, age 36, 4 Queens Parade, East Street, Faversham, Kent.

Commemorated at Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Panel 45 and 47. and at East Malling Green, Kent.

see brother Private W J Clackett, 6th Battalion, Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment.


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