The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment

Private J Longley


Private Jack LONGLEY, G/9642, 10th  Battalion,  Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, died of wounds, General Military Hospital Colchester, 25th August 1917.

Born Edenbridge, Kent, enlisted 20th August 1915, Tonbridge, Kent, age 26, height 5ft 6 inches, resided 7 Hever Road, Edenbridge, Kent. Formerly dairyman.

Son of Harry and Annie Longley, of Hever Road, Edenbridge, Kent.

Postings - Home, 20th August 1915 to 2nd May 1916; BEF, 3rd May 1916 to 10th June 1916; Home, 11th June 1916 to 25th August 1917.

7th June 1917, 10 Casualty Clearing Station, gun shot wound to buttock; 7th June 1917, 4th Ldn Field Ambulance; 9th June 1917, admitted 14 General Hospital Fimereux; 10th June 1917, to England Hospital Ship "St Andrew"; 11th June 1917 to 25th August 1917, General Military Hospital Colchester; 26th August 1917, report from General Military Hospital Colchester, " I regret to report the death of 9642 Pte. Longley. F. 10th R.W. Kents which took place in this hospital, August 25th 1917 at 11.20pm the cause being G. S. W. Sacrum Compound Severe".

Buried at Edenbridge, St Peter and St Paul, Churchyard,  East of Church, Edenbridge, Kent.

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