The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment

Private G H Steer


Private George Henry STEER, G/3303, 8th Battalion, Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, killed in action, Flanders France, death presumed on or after, 26th September 1915, age 27.

Born Balham, Surrey, son of Henry George and Elizabeth Steer,  36, Havelock Road, Wimbledon, London.

29th March 1891, Ascenion Balham Hill, London, baptism of George Henry Steer, son of George Henry, (gardener),  and Elizabeth May Steer, 2 Oldridge? Road.

1911 Census - 24 Cowper Road, Wimbledon, London - Henry George Steer, head, age 42, married, house painter, born Kent; Elizabeth Steer, wife, age 45, married 23 years, 8 children, 6 still alive, born Devonshire; George Steer, son, age 21, single, plumbers mate, born Surrey; Dorothy Maud Polly Steer, daughter, age 19, single, daily domestic servant, born Surrey; Violet Rosline Jessie Steer, daughter, age 13, at school, born Surrey; Devonia Laura Gertrude Steer, daughter, age 11, born Surrey; Cecil Baden Powell Steer, son, age 8, born Surrey; Lenord Reginald Victor Steer, son, age 5, born Surrey. 

Enlisted Merton, Surrey.  Resided Wimbledon, Surrey.

30th August 1915, posted BEF.

Commemorated at Loos Memorial, Panel 95 to 97, France.

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