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Private Donald HUMBLE, G/184, 6th Battalion,  Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, killed in action, Flanders France, death presumed on or since, 8th October 1915, age 20.

Born Swanscombe, Kent, son of Thomas & Elsepth Humble,  Swanscombe Street, Swanscombe, Kent.


1911 Census - Thomas Humble, head, age 56, married, stoker, paper mills, paper works, worker, born Kingsdown, Kent; Elsepth Humble, wife, age 54, married 31 years, 8 children, 5 still alive, born Camberwell, London, SE; Jessie Humble, daughter, age 20, single, sampler, paper mills, paper works, worker, born Swanscombe, Kent; Donald Humble. son, age 16, single, paper mill, general labourer, paper works, worker, born Swanscombe, Kent; Dorothy Humble, daughter, age 13, school, born Swanscombe, Kent; Jessie Saul, niece, age 11, school, born Sittingbourne, Kent; Thomas Young, boarder,  age 58, widower, married 34 years, 8 children, 7 still alive, chalk labourer, quarryman, cement works, worker, born Crockenhill, Kent.


Enlisted Gravesend, Kent. 

1st June 1915, posted BEF.

Commemorated at Loos Memorial, Panel 95 to 97, France & Swanscombe War Memorial.


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