The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment

 Corporal A E Howes


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Family memorial in Strood, Kent, photograph by "Brad Evans"


Corporal Albert Edward HOWES, G/1783, "B" Company,  7th Battalion,  Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, killed in action, Flanders France, 19th October 1917,  age 22.

Born St Nicholas, Strood, Kent, son of Albert Edward and Annie Elverton Howes, of 8, Glanville Road, Strood, Rochester, Kent.


1911 Census - 8, Glanville Road, Strood, Rochester, Kent - Albert Edward Howes, head, age 37, married, grocer & beer retailer, employer, born Strood, Kent; Annie Elverton Howes, wife, age 36, married 14 years, 3 children, 2 still alive, assisting in business, own account, born Strood, Kent; Albert Edward G Howes, son, age 13, school, born Strood, Kent; Lilian Maud Howes, daughter, age 10, school, born Strood, Kent; Winifred Maud Jones, servant, age 19, single, domestic servant, born Cowes, Isle of Wight.


Enlisted  Chatham, Kent. 

26th July 1915, posted BEF.

Buried at Minty Farm Cemetery, I. B. 6., Belgium.


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