The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment

Lance Corporal J E Kersey


Lance Corporal James Edward KERSEY, L/7619, 2nd  Battalion,  Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, died of wounds, Mesopotamia Expeditionary Force, 24th July 1915.

Born Deptford, Kent.

Enlisted Maidstone, Kent.  

1911 Census - Military, India - James Edward Kersey, Private, age 25, single, 2nd Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment, Soldier, born Deptford, Kent.

Next of Kin, Mrs Ettie Kersey, 8 Burke? Street, Canning Town, London W.

Sisters  - Mrs Charlotte Kelly; Georgina M Kersey; Brother - Walter A Kersey.

6th February 1915, posted Asiatic Theatre of War.

Commemorated at Basra Memorial, Panel 29., Iraq.

London Gazette 21st November 1916.


In pursuance of "The Regimental Debts Act, 1893," notice is hereby given that there is available for distribution amongst the Next of Kin or others entitled the sum of money set opposite to the name of each of the deceased Soldiers named in the lists which are published with this notice in the London Gazette and the "Army List," and are also to be seen at the Regimental Depots throughout the United Kingdom.

Applications from persons supposing themselves entitled as Next of Kin should be addressed by letter to "The Secretary, War Office, Park Buildings, St. James's Park, London, S.W.," and marked outside "Effects."

R. H. BRADE. War Office, November 21, 1916,

List CCCCXCIX of the names of deceased Soldiers whose Personal Estate is held for distribution amongst the Next-of-Kin or others entitled. Effects 1915-16.

Kersey, J. E., Lance-Corporal, Royal West Kent Regiment.  £15  2s  3d.

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