The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment

Private D Metcalfe


Home     


Photograph by "suzanne"


Private Digby METCALFE, G/36782, Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, posted to 2nd/20th Battalion, London Regiment, Service No.G/83397, died of wounds, 45th Casualty Clearing Station, France or Belgium, 31st August 1918.

1881 July, born Newton Le Willows, Yorkshire, son of George & Emma Metcalfe.

1907, December Quarter, York. married Ellen Gray.


1911 Census - 6 William Street, Bishopthorpe Road, York - Digby Metcalfe, head, age 29, married, general labourer, worker, born York, Yorkshire; Ellen Metcalfe, wife, age 26, married 8 years, 4 children, all still alive, born York, Yorkshire; Lillie Metcalfe, daughter, age 7, born York, Yorkshire; Edith Metcalfe, daughter, age 5, born York, Yorkshire; Ronald Metcalfe, son, age 3, born York, Yorkshire; Ellen Metcalf, daughter, age 1, born York, Yorkshire.


Enlisted York, Yorkshire.

Buried at Bac-du-Sud British Cemetery, I. F. 5., Balleulval, France.


This page was last updated on 27-Nov-2020.

Copyright © 2008 Janet & Richard Mason