The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment

Private R L Scarratt


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Private Robert Lade SCARRATT, G/13301, 6th Battalion,  Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, killed in action, Flanders France, 7th October 1916, age 20.

Born Hove, Sussex, son of Robert Edward and Mary Ann Scarratt, of 49, Blatchington Road, Hove, Sussex.


1911 Census - 49, Blatchington Road, Hove, Sussex - Robert  Scarratt, head, age 59, married, furniture remover, employer, home, born Barton, Staffordshire; Mary Ann  Scarratt, wife, age 63, married 39 years, 7 children, 4 still alive, born Rolendean, Sussex (place of birth shown as Rottingdean, Sussex on previous Census returns); Robert  Scarratt, son, age 15, single, born Hove, Sussex; Beatrice Scarratt, grandaughter, age 15, single,  born Hove, Sussex; Emily  Scarratt, grandaughter, age 14,  born Hove, Sussex; Ivey  Scarratt, grandaughter, age 14,  born Hove, Sussex; Lily  Scarratt, grandaughter, age 9,  born Hove, Sussex.


Enlisted Chichester, Sussex.

Commemorated at Thiepval Memorial, Pier & Face 11C, France / Hove War Memorial / Hove Roll of Honour.

AWARDS: MM (this award is not shown in Regimental History or Soldiers Died in the Great War but is shown on CWGC website)


London Gazette 23rd July 1918.

SOLDIERS' BALANCES UNDISPOSED OF.

 In pursuance of "The Regimental Debts Act, 1893," notice is hereby given that there is available for  distribution amongst the Next of Kin or others entitled the sum of money set opposite to the name of each of the deceased Soldiers named in the lists which are published with this notice in the London Gazette and the " Army List," and are also to be seen at the Regimental Depots throughout the United Kingdom. Applications from persons supposing themselves entitled as Next of Kin should be addressed by letter to " The Secretary, War Office, Imperial Institute, South Kensington, London, S.W.7," and marked outside Effects."

R. H. BRADE. War Office, July 23, 1918.

List CCCCCXV. of the Names of Deceased Soldiers whose Personal Estate is held for distribution amongst the Next of Kin or others entitled: Effects 1917-18: 

Scarratt R (S)., Pte. Royal West Kent Regiment.     £3    5s   2d.


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