The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment

Private J W Bagnall


Photograph by "GeertB"

Private John William BAGNALL,  G/21070, 6th  Battalion, Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, (formerly 7856,  Royal West Surrey  Regiment), died of wounds, Flanders, France,  11th March 1918. 

Son of John W Bagnall, Fellows Morton, Brentford, Middlesex. Sister Sophia Heather Bagnall.

Enlisted Paddington, Middlesex, age 26, height 5ft 8 inches, mole right shoulder, 2nd toe both feet hammered. Formerly carman. Resided 7 North Wharf Road, Paddington, Middlesex.

Home 10th December 1915 to 17th July 1916; BEF, 18th July 1916 to 29th July 1917; Home 30th July 1917 to 11th February 1918; BEF, 12th February 1918 to 11th March 1918.

10th December 1915, enlisted Royal West Surrey  Regiment; 11th December 1915, to Army Reserve; 16th February 1916, mobilized; 17th February 1916, posted 9th Battalion, Royal West Surrey  Regiment; 5th April 1916, appointed unpaid Lance Corporal; 18th July 1916, Private, posted BEF; 15th September 1916,  transferred to 1st Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment; 23rd April 1917, 1 Field Ambulance, sick; 5th May 1917, 1 Cav Depot, sick; 16th May 1917, Infantry Base Depot; 2nd June 1917, joined Battalion; 5th July 1917, 13 Field Ambulance, PUO; 12th July1917, 11 General Hospital, Caniens, admitted; 30th July 1917, to England, Hospital Ship, Pieter de Goninck; 30th July 1917, posted Depot,  Royal West Kent Regiment; 30th July1917 to 22nd September 1917, Military Hospital, Nottingham, PUO; 22nd September 1917 to 1st October 1917, furlough, home address, 42 Irongate Wharf, Arrow Road, Paddington, London; 2nd October 1917 to 7th January 1918, Eastern Command Depot, Shoreham on Sea, trench fever; 7th January 1918, posted 3rd Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment; 12th February 1918, posted BEF; 13th February 1918, embarked for France & posted 6th Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment; 20th February 1918, joined Battalion; 11th March 1918, 54 Casualty Clearing Station, wounded, died of wounds.

21st October 1918, Statement of Relatives; Father, John William Bagnall, c/o Thomas Clayton, Oldbury Road, Oldbury near Birmingham; Sister, Sophie ????, Bedworth? Hill?,

Buried  at Merville Communal Cemetery Extension, I.C.34., Nord, France.

This page was last updated on 16-Sep-2019.

Copyright   © 2008 Janet & Richard Mason