The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment

Private H S Skidmore


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Private Henry Samuel SKIDMORE, 202364, 8th Battalion, Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, (formerly 26886, Gloucestershire Regiment),  died of wounds, Flanders France, 14th May 1918, age 19.

Born Bedminster, Bristol, Gloucestershire, son of Henry Samuel & Elizabeth "Lizzie" Skidmore, of Bedminster, Bristol, Gloucestershire.


1911 Census - 1 Devonport Street, Bedminster, Bristol, Gloucestershire - Henry Skidmore, head, age 48, married, labourer, docks, unloading cargo, born Bristol; Elizabeth Skidmore, wife, age 42, married 24years, 9 children, 6 still alive, born Thame; George Skidmore, son, age 19, single, coal hawker, own account, born Bristol; Elsie Skidmore, daughter, age 17, single, cigarette maker, tobacco factory, worker, born Bristol; Dolly Skidmore, daughter, age 15, single, cigarette maker, tobacco factory, worker, born Bristol; Henry Skidmore, son, age 12, school, born Bristol; Lily Skidmore, daughter, age 8, born Bristol; Ernest Skidmore, son, age 5, born Bristol.


Enlisted Bristol, Gloucestershire.

Buried at Boulogne Eastern Cemetery, IX. B. 78., France.


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