The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment

Lance Corporal T W Highams


Lance Corporal  Thomas William HIGHAMS, G/9734, 10th Battalion,  Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, killed in action, Flanders France, 21st September 1917, age35.

1886, born Tovil, Kent, son of Thomas Phillip and Emily Alice Highams, of 35, Upper Stone Street, Maidstone, Kent.

22nd April 1905, Maidstone, Kent, married Rose Anna Bellingham, died 1917.

1911 Census - 21 Melville Road, Maidstone, Kent - Thomas Highams, head, age 26, married, papermill labourer, worker, born Maidstone; Rose Highams, wife, age 30, married, 5 years, 4 children, 1 still alive, born East Kent, deaf; Fred Highams, son, age 3, born Maidstone.

Children - Thomas Henry Highams, born 6th August 1905, Maidstone, Kent, (died 1907, Maidstone, Kent); Frederick George Highams, born 9th December 1907, Maidstone, Kent; Rose Anna Highams, born 10th October 1912; Emily Alice Highams, born / died 1915, Maidstone, Kent; Charles Albert Highams, born / died 1915, Maidstone, Kent;

Enlisted  Maidstone, Kent, resided  Maidstone, Kent.

Sole legatee, Mrs Alice Cheeseman.

Commemorated at Tyne Cot Memorial, Panel 106 to 108., Belgium.

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