The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment

Lance Corporal C A King


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Lance Corporal Charles Alfred KING, L/10051, 1st  Battalion,  Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, killed in action, Flanders France, 10th April 1915,  age 21.

Born Tonbridge, Kent, son of John and Jane King, of The Bungalow, Otford Road, Sevenoaks, Kent.


1911 Census - Otford, Kent - John King, head, age 56, married, farm worker, employee, born yalding, Kent; Jane King, wife, age 55, married 37 years, 4 children, all still alive, born *hadow, Kent; Charles King, son, age 18, worker, born #Pembrey, Kent.        * Hadlow? # Pembury?


Enlisted Sevenoaks, Kent, age 19 years & 2 months, height 5ft 7⅜ inches, weight 125lbs, scar on left hand.  Resided Otford, Kent. 

Home, 18th January 1913 to 13th August 1914; BEF, 14th August 1914 to 10th April 1915.

18th January 1913, enlisted & posted Depot, Royal West Kent Regiment; 19th May 1916, posted 1st Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment;

Commemorated at  Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Panel 45 and 47, Belgium & Otford War Memorial.


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