The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment

Private W H Fever


Private William Henry FEVER, G/4831, 1st Battalion,  Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, killed in action, Flanders France, 23rd August 1918.

Born West Peckham,  Kent, enlisted 7th December 1914, Maidstone Kent, age 19, height 5ft 5 inches, 117lbs, resided Hamptons, West Peckham, Nr Tonbridge, Kent. Formerly labourer.

Son of Herbert Arthur & Jessie Fever, Letter Box Cottages, Hamptons, West Peckham, Nr Tonbridge, Kent. Two brothers & one sister.

Posted BEF 21st April 1915; 17th May 1917, appointed unpaid Lance Corporal; 30th September 1917, Whilst on Active Service, making an improper reply to a Warrant Officer, deprived of stripe; appointed Lance Corporal 3rd November 1917; Whilst on Active Service, Improper conduct in trying to evade the Censorship Regulations, deprived of stripe 12th February 1918; Whilst on Active Service, having dirty rifle, 7 days confined to Barracks, 19th March 1918.

Commemorated at  Adanac Military Cemetery, Miraumont,    IV. C. 34.Somme France  and at  St. Dunstan's Church, West Peckham, Kent

Information provided by Tony Grant of the  Snodland Historical Society

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