The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment

Private C J Matthews


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Private Cecil John MATTHEWS, G/7637, 8th Battalion,  Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, (formerly 1757, West Kent Yeomanry), died of wounds, Flanders France, 3rd February 1918.


1911 Census - 23 Holyoake Terrace, Oak Hill Road, Sevenoaks, Kent - Henry John Matthews, head, age 46, married, cycle repairer, worker, born Newport, Isle of Wight; Edith Mary Matthews, wife, age 48, married 21 years, 3 children, all still alive, cycle dealer, employer, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; Mabel Edith Matthews, daughter, age 19, single, assistant, milk dairy, worker, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; Bernard Henry Matthews, son, age 17, single, assistant cycle repairer, worker, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; Cecil John Matthews, son, age 14, printer, apprentice, worker, born Oxford.


Enlisted  Maidstone, Kent.  Resided Maidstone, Kent.

Buried at Templeux-le-Grand Communal Cemetery Extension, C. 22., France.


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