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Private A Harvey


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Private Arthur HARVEY, G/4076, 8th Battalion,  Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, killed in action, Flanders France, 6th April 1916.

Born Swanscombe, Kent, son of Henry & Sarah Harvey.


1911 Census - 6 Flint Cottages, Craylands, Swanscombe, Greenhithe - Henry Harvey, head, age 59, widower, married 20 years, 9 children, all still alive, labourer general, cement works, worker, born Billericay, Essex; Lucy  Harvey, daughter, age 31, single, housekeeper, born Billericay, Essex; Ellen Mary Harvey, daughter, age 17, single, school, born Swanscombe, Kent; Frank Harvey, grandson, age 12, school, born Swanscombe, Kent; Connie Harvey, grandaughter, age 8, born Swanscombe, Kent; Lawrence Cyril Harvey, grandson, age 4, born Swanscombe, Kent; Elsie Violet Harvey, grandaughter, age 1, born Swanscombe, Kent; Arthur Harvey, son, age 20, single, labourer general, cement works, worker, born Swanscombe, Kent.


1912, June Quarter, Dartford Registration District, married Grace R Ward.

Child? - 1914, September, Dartford Registration District, Arthur G Ward.

Enlisted  Gravesend, Kent, age 23 years & 214 days.  Resided  Greenhithe, Kent. Formerly labourer.

3rd October 1914, enlisted; 5th October 1914, posted Depot, Royal West Kent Regiment; 13th October 1914, posted 3rd Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment; 26th October 1914, posted 9th Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment ; 30th September 1915, posted BEF & 8th Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment.

16th October 1916, pension of 15/- a week awarded to widow & one child.

1919, September, Greenwich Registration District, married Charles A Blakesley.

Buried at Dranoutre Military Cemetery, I. B. 14., Belgium.


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