The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment

Private H G Pullen


Private Herbert George PULLEN, G/359, 6th Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment.

Born Deptford, Surrey, enlisted 31st August 1914, Camberwell, London, age 30, height 5ft 8 inches, weight 159lbs. Formerly car washer.

Previously served 6 years with 3rd Battalion, Territorial Force, Royal West Kent Regiment.


London Gazette 18th January 1919.

War Office, 18th January, 1919.

His Majesty the KING has been graciously pleased to approve of the award of the Meritorious Service Medal to the following Warrant Officers, Non-Commissioned Officers and Men, in recognition of valuable service rendered with the Armies in France and Flanders:

G/359 Pte. Pullen, H. G., 6th Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment. (Deptford).

Husband of Jane Ellen Pullen (nee Atkins), married 16th July 1905, St Nicholas, Deptford.

Children - Herbert George Pullen, born 28th October 1905, Greenwich, Deptford; William Henry Pullen, born 19th March 1907, Greenwich, Deptford; Ellen Jane Pullen, born 5th October 1911, Greenwich, Deptford; Edward Sydney Gordon Pullen, 27th September 1914, Greenwich, Deptford; Mary Martha Pullen, born 4th October 1918, Greenwich, Deptford.

Home, 31st August 1914 to 31st May 1915; BEF 1st June 1915; 28th November 1915 admitted to 36 Field Ambulance, epilepsy; 27th November 1915, admitted 1st Casualty Clearing Station; 18th December 1915, rejoined Battalion; 27th November to 2nd December 1916, granted leave to UK; 3rd January  to 17th January 1918, granted leave to UK; 9th December to 19th December 1918, granted leave to UK;  leave extended to 24th December 1918; 14th February 1919, Boulogne, proceeded to UK, Crystal Palace to  demobilization.

Transferred to Reserve 16th March 1919 and discharged on demobilization, March 1920, to 43 Hosier Street, Deptford, London, SE.

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