The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment

Private A Ives


Private Arthur IVES, S/9130, 1st  Battalion, Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, killed in action, Flanders France, 19th November 1914.

Born Plumstead, SE.

1911 Census - 48 Purrett Road, Plumstead, SE - Elizabeth Ives, head, age 60, widow, married 41 years, 8 children, 7 still alive, born Plumstead, Kent; William Ives, son, age 41, single, gas stoker, Government, out of work, worker, born Woking, Surrey; Richard Ives, son, age 34, single, machine hand general, out of work, born Plumstead, Kent; Edward Ives, son, age 25, single, wharf hand, oil works engineers, worker, born Plumstead, Kent; Arthur Ives, son, age 22, single, factory hand, oil factory, out of work, born Plumstead, Kent; George Ives, grandson, age 11, school, born Plumstead, Kent.

1913, June, Woolwich Registration District, married Ada Elizabeth Lawson

21st April 1914, enlisted Woolwich, SE. Formerly labourer, Council

26th October 1914, posted BEF.

Widow, Ada Elizabeth Ives. 1918, March, Woolwich Registration District, married John J Thorneycroft.

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

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