The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment

Private A Middleton


Private Alfred MIDDLETON,  G/17851, "D" Company,  6th Battalion,  Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, killed in action, Flanders France, death presumed on or after, 17th July  1917, age 27.

Born Charlwood, Surrey, son of the late Mr. and Mrs. J. Middleton.

10th January 1911, Epsom, Surrey, married Ethel Louiza Matthews.

Children - George Alfred Middleton, born 9th June 1911, Epsom, Surrey; William Joseph Middleton, born 29th June 1913, Epsom, Surrey; Ethel Lilian Middleton, born 5th February 1915, Epsom, Surrey.

Enlisted Epsom, Surrey, age 27, height 5ft 7½ inches, weight 130lbs, scars on both knees, defective upper molars.  Resided 3, Stones Cottages, Stones Road, Lintons Lane, Epsom, Surrey. 

Home 16th May 1916 to 2nd October 1916; BEF 3rd October 1916 to 17th July 1917.

16th May 1916, enlisted; 17th May 1916, to Army Reserve; 19th June 1916, mobilized; 20th June 1916, posted  27th (Reserve) Battalion, Royal Fusiliers, Service No3298; 1st September 1916, transferred & posted 103rd Training Reserve Battalion; 3rd October 1916, transferred to Royal West Kent Regiment; 6th October 1916, embarked; 18th October 1916,posted 6th Battalion,  Royal West Kent Regiment, In the Field; 17th July 1917, posted missing.

Commemorated at Arras Memorial, Bay 7, France.

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