The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment

Corporal W L S Massey


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Corporal Warren Levick Sims MASSEY, 205330, 7th Battalion,  Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment,  (formerly 608, West Kent Yeomanry), killed in action, Flanders France, 24th April 1918. 

1889, born Market Drayton, Shropshire, son of *Warren & #Annie Maria Massey.

*died age 62, 23rd June 1917, Market Drayton, Shropshire. # died age 76, 1941, Birmingham.


1911 Census - 8 Stafford Street, Market Drayton, Shropshire - Warren Massey, head, age 56, married, stationers clerk, worker, born Chester, Cheshire; Annie Maria Massey. wife, age 45, married 22 years, 2 children, both still alive, art, needlework & wool dealer, own account, born Rednal Shropshire; Warren Levick Sims Massey, son, age 21, single, chemistry student, born Market Drayton, Shropshire; Lena Maude Massey, daughter, age 20, single, art needlework, assisting in the business, worker, at home, born Market Drayton, Shropshire.


1911, December Quarter, Croydon Registration District, married $Katherine Smalley.

1913, September Quarter, Hampstead Registration District, married $Katherine Smalley.

$ died age 78, 20th December 19156, Watford.

Children - Angela Massey, born 1917, March Quarter, Hampstead Registration District; Sylvia F W Massey, born 1917, March Quarter, Hampstead Registration District.

Enlisted London.  Resided Watford, Hertfordshire.

Commemorated at Pozieres Memorial, Panel 58 and 59, France & Market Drayton War Memorial. & St Marys Church, Market Drayton, where he is shown as Sergeant


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