The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment

Lance Corporal B A Mond


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Lance Corporal Bertrand Alan MOND, G/18331, 11th Battalion,  Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, died of wounds, (shrapnel wound to head),17 Casualty Clearing Station, France, 12th June 1917, age 21.

17th May 1896, born Roxwell, Essex, son of Edward and Alice Mond, of Roxwell, Chelmsford, Essex.


1911 Census - Little Boynton Hall Lane, Roxwell, Chelmsford, Essex - Edward Mond, head, age 47, married, farmer horseman, worker, born Bures, Essex; Alice Mond, wife, age 48, married 23 years, 5 children, 4 still alive, born Roxwell, Essex; Walter Stanley Mond, son, age 19, single, farm labourer, worker, born Roxwell, Essex; *Leslie Herbert Mond, son, age 17, single, farm labourer, worker, born Roxwell, Essex; Bertrand Alan Mond, son, age 14, gardeners help domestic, worker, born Roxwell, Essex; Elsie Emma Mond, daughter, age 10, school, born Roxwell, Essex.


Enlisted Chelmsford, Essex, age 19 years 8 months, height 6 months, weight 145lbs, requires dental treatment, right ear slightly deformed. Resided Little Boynton Hall Lane, Roxwell, Essex. Formerly grinder (Hoffmans).

Separation Allowance 2/5 a week, Allotment of Pay 3/6 a week payable to Mother.

Home 9th December 1915 to 5th September 1916; BEF 6th September 1916 to 12th June 1917.

9th December 1915, enlisted; 10th December 1915, to Army Reserve; 29th April 1916, mobilized; 30th April 1916, posted 12th Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment, Service No.14778; 1st September 1916, transferred to 23rd Brigade, 99th Training Reserve Battalion; 6th September 1916, posted BEF & 11th Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment; 6th September 1916, embarked / disembarked; 18th September 1916, joined 11th Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment, In the Field; 25th September 1916, appointed paid Lance Corporal.

22nd September 1919, Statement of Relatives - Widow, none; Children, none; Father, Edward Mond, Boynton Hall Lane, Roxwell, Essex; Mother, Alice Mond, Boynton Hall Lane, Roxwell, Essex; Brothers - Walter Stanley Mond, age 27, No.47829 Gunner, R.H.A. c/o Col Bryant, 2 Cumberland Mansion, Bryanston Square, London W1; Sisters - Elsie Emma Mond, age 19, Boynton Hall Lane, Roxwell, Essex.

Buried at Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, XV. H. 15A., Belgium.


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*Driver Leslie Herbert Mond, "C" Battery 52nd Brigade, Royal Field Artillery, No.94726, killed in action,  3rd August 1917, age 24.

30th May 1893, born Roxwell, Essex, son of Edward and Alice Mond, of Roxwell, Chelmsford, Essex.

Enlisted Chelmsford, Essex.

13th May 1915, posted BEF.

Buried at Dickebusch New Military Cemetery Extension, IV. A. 8.


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