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Private T Clegg


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Private Thomas CLEGG, L/10918, 10th  Battalion, Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, died of wounds, in No.2 Casualty Clearing Station, Flanders France, 7th June 1916, age 18.

28th June 1897, born  Trinity, Maidstone, Kent,  son Henry Abel & Caroline Clegg, 9, Tufton St., Maidstone, Kent.

Enlisted Maidstone, Kent, age 18 years & 4 days, height 5ft 1¾ inch, weight 103lbs, fresh complexion, blue eyes, brown hair. Formerly labourer.

Home 3rd July 1915 to 2nd May 1916; BEF 3rd May 1916 to 7th June 1916.

3rd July 1915, enlisted; 7th July 1915, posted Depot, Royal West Kent Regiment; 7th July 1915, posted 3rd Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment; 7th September 1915, Chatham, having a dirty & untidy cot, 3 days confined to Barracks; 10th December 1915, absent from 7.30 Parade, 7 days confined to Barracks; 29th December 1915, posted 10th Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment; 3rd May 1916, posted BEF; 3rd May 1916, embarked Southampton; 4th May 1916, disembarked Havre; 1st June 1916, wounded  gun shot wound to the head.

27th June 1919, Statement of Relatives - Father, Henry Abel Clegg, 9, Tufton St., Maidstone, Kent; Mother, Caroline Clegg, address not known; Brothers - Harry Clegg, age 23, 9, Tufton St., Maidstone, Kent; Frederick Clegg, age 19, 9, Tufton St., Maidstone, Kent; Sister - Alexandra Clegg, age 17, 9, Tufton St., Maidstone, Kent.

Buried at Bailleul Communal Cemetery Extension, II. B. 151., Nord, France.


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