The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment

Sergeant W E Llewellyn


Serjeant William Edward LLEWELLYN, S/6923, 8th  Battalion,  Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, killed in action, Flanders, France, death presumed on or after 26th September 1915, age 48.

Born Birkenhead, Cheshire, enlisted 12th September 1914, Maidstone, Kent, age 47, height 5ft 5 inches, weight 130lbs, resided Beddington, Croydon, Surrey. Formerly clerk.

Son of the late Mr and Mrs. William Henry Llewelyn.

Husband of Eunice Llewelyn (nee Ball), of 29, Lee Park, Blackheath, London; September 1914, 1 Brindle Path, Mount Pleasant, Beddington, Croydon; April 1917, 62 Waddon New Road, Croydon, Surrey; January 1920, 18 Victoria Road, Dagenham, Essex. Married 1st August 1892, St Martins, Brighton.

Children - Henry Adolphus Llewelyn, born 7th September 1900, Fulham; Albert Edward Llewelyn, born 19th March 1902, Kingston; Mary Helen Llewelyn, born 2nd December 1905, Esher; Emily Elizabeth Frances Llewelyn, born 21st February 1907, Esher; Doris Josephine Llewelyn, born 21st August 1909, Kingston; Beatrice Muriel May Llewelyn , born 27th November 1912, Esther.

Formerly served in Royal West Kent Regiment.

Postings - Home, 12th September 1914 to 29th August 1915; BEF, 30th August 1915 to 26th September 1915.

12th September 1914, promoted Corporal; 14th September 1914, promoted Sergeant.

26th September 1915, wounded and missing.

4th July 1916, pension of 32/6 ( 28/6 widow & 4 children; 2/- to Waifs & strays Home for Doris; 2/- for Albert Edward on Training Ship), a week awarded decreasing to 30/6 from 8th September 19106 for widow and six children.

Commemorated at Loos Memorial, Panel 95 to 97, France.

NOTE: Regimental History & Soldiers Died in the Great War spell lastname LLEWELLYN; CWGC web site spell it LLEWELYN.

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