The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment

Private S Rose


Private Stanley ROSE, G/12053, 6th  Battalion,  Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, died of wounds (gun shot wound to buttock), 29 Casualty Clearing Station, Flanders France, 14th July 1918, age 29.

Born Strood, Kent, enlisted 10th December 1915, Rochester, Kent, age 26, height 5ft 8 inches, weight 182lbs, resided at 60, Stanhope Road, Strood, Kent. Formerly coal heaver.

Son of Frank and Louisa Rose, of 60, Stanhope Road, Strood, Kent.

Next of Kin (Brother) - Archibald Dan Rose, (Postmaster), Box 33, Roche Percie, Saskatchewan, Ontario, Canada.

Home, 10th December 1915 to 2nd July 1916; BEF, 3rd July 1916 to 2nd October 1916; Home, 3rd October 1916 to 8th May 1917; BEF, 9th May 1917 to 10th August 1917; Home, 11th August 1917 to 12th November 1917; BEF, 13th November 1917 to 14th July 1918.

2nd October 1916, wounded; 4th October 1916 to 15th January 1917, Southern General Hospital, Kings Heath Section, Birmingham, fractured right foot and toes; 6th February 1917 to 10th April 1917, Shoreham by Sea, Depot, special remedial exercises, has done light work & marching at this depot; 1st August 1917, wounded, 11th August 1917 to 28th September 1917, Reading War Hospital, GSW buttock (shell); 2nd July 1918, wounded; 29th September 1917 to 8th October 1917, furlough..

Buried at Bagneux British Cemetery, III. G. 30., Gezaincourt, France.


London Gazette 18th October 1917.

His Majesty the KING has-been graciously pleased to award the Military Medal for bravery in the Field to the under mentioned Non-Commissioned Officers and Men: 

12053 Pte.. S. Rose, Royal West Kent Regiment. (E. Strood).

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