The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment

Private G E Fox


Private George Edward FOX, G/5373, 8th  Battalion, Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, killed in action, Flanders France, death assumed on or after 26th September 1915.

Born Newcastle, Gateshead, Northumberland, enlisted 7th January 1915, Bromley, Kent, age 34, height 5ft 4 inches, weight 137lbs, resided 5 Church Road, Farnborough, Kent. Formerly gardener.

Husband to Mrs Florence Ellen Fox (nee Checkley), 5 Church Road, Farnborough, Kent. Married 17th November 1907, Farnborough, Kent.

Children - Henry Edward Fox, born 29th February 1908, Orpington, Kent; Dorothy Florence Ethel Fox, born 29th December 1913, Farnborough, Kent.

Postings - Home, 7th January 1915 to 29th August 1915; BEF, 30th August 1915 to 26th September 1915.

12th June 1916, pension of 21/- a week awarded to wife and two children.

Commemorated at  Loos Memorial, Panel 95 to 97, Pas de Calais, France.

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