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Private J Chatfield


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Private John CHATFIELD, G/2899,  8th  Battalion, Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment,  killed in action,  Flanders France, 26th September 1915, age 45.

Born Greenwich, Kent.

31st January 1894, St Pauls Church, Greenwich, married Mary Louisa Puddifoot, spinster, of 9, Moffat Road, Tooting, London.

Children - Archibald John, born 17th August 1900, Greenwich; Grace Edith, born 24th August 1902, Greenwich; William Frank, born 15th April 1907, Lambeth; ???? ????;

Enlisted  Merton, Surrey, age 35, height 5ft 6¼ inches, weight 172lbs.  Resided 6 / 9 Leyton Road, Wimbledon, Surrey / 9, Moffat Road, Tooting, London.. Formerly tailor.

Home 2nd September 1914 to 29th August 1915; BEF 30th August 1915 to 26th September 1915.

2nd September 1914, enlisted & posted Depot, Royal West Kent Regiment; 12th September 1914, posted 8th Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment; 30th August 1915, posted BEF.

Buried in  rear of trenches East of Vermilles, information received from Officer Commanding 2nd Battalion, Coldstream Guards.

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


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