The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment

Private T Chester


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Private Tom CHESTER, G/7019, 6th  Battalion, Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, (formerly 25178, 18th Hussars), killed in action, Flanders France, 3rd July 1916.

Born Chorlton-cum-Hardy, Manchester, Lancashire, son of Sarah Chester.


1911 Census - 24 Whittaker Street, C-on-M - Sarah Chester, head, age 54, widow, housekeeper, born Dawley, Shropshire; Harold Chester, son, age 21, single, canvas cutter, rubber manufacturer, born Chorlton, Lancashire; Harry Chester, son, age 19, single, compositor, printers, born Chorlton, Lancashire; Tom Chester, son, age 18, single, bottle washer, minerals, born Chorlton, Lancashire.


Enlisted Manchester, Lancashire.

15th October 1915, posted Balkans Theatre of War.

Commemorated at  Thiepval Memorial, Pier & Face 11C, Somme, France.


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