The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment

Private P H C Sly


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Private Percy Henry Charles SLY, G/16449, 1st Battalion, Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, killed in action, Flanders France, 22nd May 1917, age 25.

Born Sheerness, Kent, son of Henry Emanuel & Matilda Eliza  Harman Sly,  32, Richmond Road, Gillingham, Kent.

Enlisted Liverpool.


1911 Census - Somerset & Bath Lunatic Asylum, Horrington, Wells, Somerset - Percy Henry Charles Sly, servant, age 22, single, Asylum Attendant, born Sheerness, Kent.
1911 Census - 32, Richmond Road, Gillingham, Kent - Henry E Sly, head, age 46, married, labourer, worker, born Tavistock, Devon; Matilda E  H Sly, wife, age 43, married 21 years, 1 child, still alive, laundress, worker, born Old Compton, Kent; Ann Chilton, mother, age 66, married 47 years, 6 children, 5 still alive, born Plymouth, Devon; Gladys R A Falkner, niece, age 15, single, born Gillingham, Kent; Jack Howden, nephew, age 6, single, Richmond Road School, born Bermuda?


Buried at Orchard Dump Cemetery, I. F. 1., Arleux-en-Gohelle, France.


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