The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment

Private R A Fissenden


Private Reuben Arthur FISSENDEN, G/10996, 8th  Battalion, Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, died of wounds, Flanders France,  4th September 1916. 

Born Gravesend, Kent, enlisted 15th November 1915, Gravesend, Kent, age 19, height 5ft 7 inches, weight 113lbs, resided 30 Edwin Street, Gravesend Kent.  Formerly grocer.

Son of Reuben Arthur & Alice Maud Fissenden, 30 Edwin Street, Gravesend Kent. Three brothers & three sisters.

 Postings - Home, 15th November 1915 to 18th May 1916; BEF, 19th May 1916 to 4th September 1916.

Wounded 2nd September 1916, gassed (shell), died at Main Dressing Station 4th September 1916. 

Commemorated at  Dive Copse British Cemetery, II. H. 8, Sailly-le-Sec, Somme, France.

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