The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment

 Private C Horswell


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Private Charles HORSWELL, G/31801, 1st Battalion,  Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, (formerly G/26991, The Buffs), killed in action, Flanders France, 27th September 1918, age 18.

Born Dumbarton, Scotland, son of Mr. and Mrs Georgina Horswell, of 47, Granville Road, Mile Town, Sheerness, Kent.


1911 Census - Military Barracks, HM Dockyard, Sheerness, Kent - Georgina Horswell, head, age 46, married 19 years, 6 children, 5 still alive, born Edinburgh, Scotland; Ina Horswell, daughter, age 13, born Dumbarton, Scotland; Charlie Horswell, son, age 12, Dumbarton, Scotland; Louisa Horswell, daughter, age 5, born Sheerness, Kent.


Enlisted  Canterbury, Kent.  Resided Sheerness, Kent. 

Commemorated at Vis-en-Artois Memorial, Panel 7., France.


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