The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment

Private C Bevan


Private Charles BEVAN, G/5352, 8th Battalion, Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, killed in action, on or since 26th September 1915.

Born Plaxtol, Kent, son of Charles Bevan, The Old Road, Wateringbury, Kent. 

1911 Census - The Square, Hunton, near Maidstone - Charles Bevan, head, age 49, married, farm labourer, born Plaxtol, Wrotham, Kent; Jane Bevan, wife, age 54, married 18 yhears, one child, still alive, born Paddock Wood, Kent; Charles Bevan, son, age 17, single, farm labourer, born Plaxtol, Wrotham, Kent.

Enlisted Maidstone, Kent, age 21.  Resided The Old Road, Wateringbury, Kent. Formerly farm labourer.

Home 9th January 1915 to 29th August 1915; BEF 30th August 1915 to 26th September 1915.

9th January 1915, enlisted & posted Depot, Royal West Kent Regiment; 16th January 1915, posted 8th Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment; 7th April 1915, Redhill, absent off 5.30am Parade, 5 days confined to Barracks; 12th May 1915, overstaying his pass from 12.00 midnight until 4.30pm the 13th inst. 8 days confined to Barracks, forfeits one days pay; 23rd September 1915, reported missing.

5th October 1921 - Charles Bevan, address given as c/o Mrs A F Parks, 121 Malham Road, Forest Hill, London, SE23.

Commemorated at  Loos Memorial, Panel 95 to 97, Pas de Calais, France.

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