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Private A E Handscombe


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Private Albert Edwin HANDSCOMBE, G/10007, 1st   Battalion,  Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, killed in action, Flanders France, 25th March  1915.  

Born Walworth, Surrey, son of Albert E & Bertha Handscombe.


1911 Census - 54 Dewhurst Road, Cheshunt - Albert Handscombe, head, age 45, married, coachman, born London; Albert Handscombe, son, age 15, single, born London; Florence Handscombe, daughter, age 8, school, born London; Bertha Handscombe, wife, age 44, married 14 years, 2 children, both still alive, born Canterbury, Kent.


Enlisted Tottenham, N.  Resided Cheshunt.

15th August 1914, posted BEF.

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


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