The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment

 Private A Horton


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Private Arthur HORTON, 202800, 10th Battalion,  Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, (formerly 3845, Royal Warwickshire Regiment), killed in action, Flanders France, 8th May  1918.

23rd August 1899, born Balsall Heath, Birmingham, Warwickshire.

4th August 1905, St Paul, Balsall Heath, Birmingham, Warwickshire, baptism of Arthur Horton, son of Arthur Ernest, (Hotel Porter), & Ann Horton, 5 Springfield Avenue, Oldfield Road.

4th August 1905, St Paul, Balsall Heath, Birmingham, Warwickshire, baptism of Sidney Frederick Horton, born 13th July 1905, son of Arthur Ernest, (Hotel Porter), & Ann Horton, 5 Springfield Avenue, Oldfield Road.


1911 Census - 45 Vincent Parade, Balsall Heath, Birmingham, Warwickshire - Arthur Ernest Horton, head, age 37, married, hotel porter, worker, born Birmingham, Warwickshire; Ann Horton, wife, age 36, married 15 years, 8 children, all still alive, born Stourbridge, Worcestershire; Ernest Samuel Horton, son, age 14, born Worcester; Clara Annie Horton, daughter, age 12, school, born Worcester; Arthur Horton, son, age 11, school, born Birmingham, Warwickshire; Nellie Elizabeth Horton, daughter, age 9, school, born Birmingham, Warwickshire; Alice Edith Horton, daughter, age 7, school, born Birmingham, Warwickshire; Sidney Frederick Horton, son, age 5, school, born Birmingham, Warwickshire; Dorothy Horton, daughter, age 4, born Birmingham, Warwickshire; Gladys Lillian Horton, daughter, age 1, born Birmingham, Warwickshire.


Enlisted Birmingham, Warwickshire.  Resided Balsall Heath, Birmingham, Warwickshire.    

Buried at Gwalia Cemetery, II. F. 21., Belgium.


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