The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment

Corporal F Marchant


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Corporal Frank MARCHANT, 201053, 6th Battalion,  Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, died of injuries, Flanders France, 13th July 1918, age 19.

Born Tunbridge Wells, Kent, son of Albert Edward and Sarah Marchant, of 31, Little Mount Zion, Tunbridge Wells, Kent.


1911 Census - 16, Little Mount Zion, Tunbridge Wells, Kent - Albert Edward Marchant, head, age 44, married, upholsterer, own account, born Eastbourne, Sussex; Sarah Marchant, wife, age 51, married 23 years, 9 children, all still alive, lodging house keeper, born Five Oaks Green, Kent; Herbert Sidney Marchant, son age 19, single, fishmongers assistant, fishmonger, worker, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; Fredric Albert Marchant, son, age 18, single, upholsterers assistant, upholsterer, worker, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; Alfred Marchant, son, age 16, single, pork butchers assistant, pork butcher, worker, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; Mabel May Marchant, daughter, age 14, servant domestic worker, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; Elsie Marchant, daughter, age 13, school, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; Frank Marchant, son, age 12, school, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; Sidney Marchant, son, age 9, school, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent;

Alfred Leonard Forrester, boarder, age 32, married, riding master, job master, worker, born Brighton, Sussex; Elsie Fanny Forrester, lodger, age 25, married 3 years, 2 children, both still alive, born Cheltenham, Gloucestershire; Olive Delicia Forrester, boarder / daughter, age 1, born Newmarker, Cambridgeshire; Leonard Bertram Forrester, boarder / son, age 6 months, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent.


Enlisted Tunbridge Wells, Kent.

Buried at Herissart Communal Cemetery, C. 1. France. Commemorated on Tunbridge Wells War Memorial.


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