The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment

Private H Cleversley


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Private Ronald Horace CLEVERSLEY, G/6141, 6th  Battalion, Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, killed in action, Flanders France, 11th March 1918.

Born Peckham, SE, son of Rowland Edward & Emily Ada Cleversley.


1911 Census - 6 Marmont Road, Peckham, SE - Rowland Edward Cleversley, head, age 38, married, bricklayer, born Peckham, Surrey; Emily Ada Cleversley, wife, age 34, married 16 years, 5 children, 4 still alive, born Brixton, Surrey; Horace Ronald Cleversley, son, age 14, born Peckham, Surrey; Edward Henry Cleversley, son, age 12, school, born Peckham, Surrey; Florence Elsie Cleversley, daughter, age 10, school, born Forest Hill, Kent; Kate Lilian Cleversley, daughter, age 5, school, born Forest Hill, Kent.


Enlisted Deptford, SE.

Home 10th April 1915 to 30th September 1915; BEF 1st October 1915 to 2nd September 1916; Home, 3rd September 1916 to 17th July 1917; BEF 18th July 1917 to 20th August 1917; Home 21st August 1917 to 12th November 1917; BEF 13th November 1917 to 11th March 1918.

10th April 1915, enlisted; 17th April 1915, posted 3rd Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment; 1st October 1915, posted BEF & 8th Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment; 1st September 1916, wounded, gun shot wound left foot; 3rd September 1916, posted Depot, Royal West Kent Regiment; 19th January 1917, posted Command Depot Tipperary; 18th June 1917, posted 3rd Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment; 18th July 1917, posted BEF & 11th Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment; 5th August 1917, posted 6th Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment; 21st August 1917, posted Depot, Royal West Kent Regiment; 16th October 1917, posted 3rd Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment; 13th November 1917, posted BEF; 14th November 1917, posted 6th Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment.

3rd August 1919, Statement of Relatives, completed by sister, Florence Elsie Cleversley - Father, Rowland Edward Cleversley, 80 Tappersfield Road, SE15; Brother - Henry Edward Cleversley, age 20, 80 Tappersfield Road, SE15; Sisters - Florence Elsie Cleversley, age 19, 3 Kincaid? Road, Peckham; Kate Lilian Cleversley, age 14, 80 Tappersfield Road, SE15

Buried at Ration Farm Military Cemetery, IV. B. 5., La Chapelle-d'Armentieres, Nord, France.


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