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Private W H Cheney


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Private William Henry CHENEY, G/3643,  7th  Battalion, Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, killed in action, Flanders France, 18th September 1918, age 30.

28th July 1888, Born Watford, Hertfordshire, son of Thomas and Sarah Kate (nee Pocock) Cheney, of 20, Muriel Avenue, Watford, Hertfordshire.


1911 Census - 73 Sotheron Road, Watford - Thomas Cheney, head, age 48, married, coach builder, own account, born Berkhampstead, Hertfordshire; Kate Cheney, wife, age 47, married 23 years, 6 children, all still alive, born Northchurch, Hertfordshire; William Henry Cheney, son, age 22, single, coach painter, born Watford, Hertfordshire; Thomas George Cheney, son, age 17, single, shop assistant, born Watford, Hertfordshire; Elsie Cheney, daughter, age 13, school, born Watford, Hertfordshire; Arthur Cheney, son, age 11, school, born Watford, Hertfordshire; Frank Cheney, son, age 5, school, born Watford, Hertfordshire.


Enlisted Guildford, Surrey. 

Buried at Templeux-le-Guerard British Cemetery, II. C. 8., Somme, France. Commemorated at St James Church, War Memorial, Watford Fields, Hertfordshire.


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