The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment

Private P E Velvick


Private Percy Edward VELVICK, G/25218,  3rd Battalion,  Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, died, 19th November 1919, age 26.

Enlisted at Canterbury, 11th December 1915, living at 4 Borough Place, Tenterden, married 7th March 1915, Cranbrook, occupation butcher.

Wounded 28th July 1917- shell wounds, right shoulder, right thigh. Discharged 31st August 1918 as being no longer physically fit for War Service - Silver War Badge issued 4th September 1918, list E/740/2, Certificate 446564. Pension of 16 shillings and 6 pence a week.

Husband of Mrs Flossie Velvick, (nee Penfold) of Woodbury Cottage, Tenterden, Kent.

Children: Percil Cecil, 17th August 1915;  Reggie Walter Edward, 17th September 1917.

In March 1920 a pension was granted of 26 shillings and 8 pence for the widow and 17 shillings and 6 pence for the children. A total of 44 shillings and 2 pence a week from 26th November 1919.

Commemorated at Tenterden (St Mildreds) Cemetery, 168. Tenterden, Kent.

External link to Tenterden War Memorial

NOTE: This Soldier does not appear in the Regimental History or Soldiers Died in the Great War.

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