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Private L Sorrell


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Private Leonard SORRELL, L/8612, 2nd Battalion, Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, killed in action, Mesopotamia Expeditionary Force,  24th July 1915.

1890 March Quarter, born Bexley Heath, Kent, son of Elizabeth Sorrell.

Enlisted Gravesend, Kent.


1901 Census - 8 Graham Road, Bexley - *Elizabeth Sorrell, head, married, age 41, laundress wash, worker, born Plumstead, London; William Sorrell, son, single, age 17, general labourer, born Bexley Heath, Kent; Elizabeth, daughter, single, age 16, general servant, domestic, born Dartford, Kent; Henry Sorrell, son, age 14, ???? hand, sand, worker, born Dartford, Kent; Emily Sorrell, daughter, age 13, born  Bexley Heath, Kent; #Gerard Sorrell, son, age 11, born Bexley Heath, Kent; Eleanor Sorrell, daughter, age 9, born Bexley Heath, Kent; Alice Sorrell,  daughter, age 7, born Bexley Heath, Kent; Johnny Sorrell, son, age 5, born Bexley Heath, Kent; Lily Sorrell, daughter, age 3, born Bexley Heath, Kent. *died age 49, 1908 December, Dartford Registration District. # Served as Leonard Sorrell.

1911 Census - Military India - Leonard Sorrell, Private, age 22, single, 2nd Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment, Soldier, born Dartford, Kent.


6th February 1915, posted Asiatic Theatre of War.

Register of Soldiers Effects - Sole Legatee, sister, Rosina Sims.

Commemorated at Basra Memorial, Panel 29, Iraq.

see also Pte J Sorrell.


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