The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment

Quartermaster Sergeant W M Nerney


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Quartermaster Serjeant William Martin NERNEY, 6303, Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, (attached ASC Records, Woolwich), died, New End Military Hospital, Hampstead, 10.15pm. 27th June 1919, age 48.

Born Marylebone, London, enlisted 18th April 1915, Woolwich, Kent, age 43, height 5ft 5 inches, weight 162lbs, resided 27-28 Old Jewry, London EC. Formerly clerk (accountant). Widower shown on enlistment.

Served 5 months with Royal Berkshire Regiment, purchased release.

Son of William Martin Nerney and Charlotte Betts-Nerney.

Brother - Richard Henry Nerney, Jewry House, 27-28 Old Jewry, London EC.

Estranged wife, Mrs Mary A J Nerney, 36 Delancey Street, Camden Town, NW1.

Postings - Home, 18th April 1915 to 27th June 1919. 16th April 1919 accepted into Armies of Occupation.

18th April 1915, appointed Acting Corporal; 11th May 1918, appointed Acting Company Quartermaster Sergeant; 25th May 1918, appointed Superintending Clerk, with pay of Acting Company Quartermaster Sergeant; 24th June 1918, appointed A/W.O. Class II under Special Army Order dated 24th June 1918.

20th June 1919, admitted New End Military Hospital, Hampstead, acute nephritis.

Buried at East Finchley Cemetery & St Marylebone Crematorium, H. 10. 23., United Kingdom.

NOTE: Not included in Regimental History or Soldiers Died in the Great War; only shown on CWGC web site.


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