The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment

Second Lieutenant A Michell


Photograph by "YJ"

Second Lieutenant Arthur Charles MICHELL, 7th  Battalion,  Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, killed in action, 12th October 1917.

Son of Abel Rous Dottin Michell, 49 Sandycombe Road, East Twickenham.

1911 Census - 49 East Sheen Avenue, East Sheen, London SW - Abel Rous Dottin Michell, head, age 65, married, retired bank clerk, born Lymington, Hampshire; Annie Louise Michell, wife, age 49, married 28 years, 3 children, 2 still alive, born Horfield, Gloucestershire; Henry Cumberbatch Michell, son, age 25, single, bank clerk, born Hanwell, Middlesex; Arthur Charles Michell, son, age 17, school, born Thorverton, Devonshire; Dorothy Elizabeth Bassett, servant, age 20, single, general servant domestic, born Woodley, Berkshire.

Formerly 28th London Regiment Service Nos8321 & 762337?

6th November 1916, posted BEF.

15th March 1918, Probate - Arthur Charles Michell of White House, Chipstead, Sevenoaks, Kent. Second Lieutenant H.M.Army died 12th October 1917 in France or Belgium. Administration 15th March to Henry Cumberbatch Michell, bank clerk. Effects £285 10s 10d.

Commemorated at Tyne Cot Memorial, Panel 106 to 108, Belgium & at St Botolph Church, Chevening, Kent.

London Gazette 4th September 1917.

The undermentioned W.O.s, N.C.O.'s, and men to be temporary 2nd Lieutenants with effect from dates shown - Royal West Kent Regiment, Pte A C Michell, from London Regiment Territorial Force, 3rd August 1917.

London Gazette 31st December 1918


In pursuance of “The Regimental Debts Acts 1893” notice is hereby given that there is available for distribution amongst the Next of Kin or others entitled the sum of money set opposite to the name of each of the deceased Soldiers named in the lists which are published with this notice in the London Gazette and the “Army List” and are also to be seen at the Regimental Depots throughout the United Kingdom.

Applications from persons supposing themselves entitled as Next of Kin should be addressed by letter to Secretary, War Office, Imperial Institute, South Kensington, London, SW7 and marked outside “Effects”

War Office December 31st 1918                                                                 R H BRADE

List CCCCCXX of the names of deceased Officers and Soldiers whose Personal Estate is held for distribution amongst the Next of Kin or others entitled - Effects 1917-1918.

Michell A C 2nd Lieutenant, Royal West Kent Regiment.        £58    11s    8d

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