The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment

Private E H Holbeck


Private Edward Howard HOLBECK, G/7858, 11th Battalion,  Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, (formerly 3929, A.P.C.),  killed in action,  Flanders France, 31st  July  1917, age 23.

1894, born Battersea, SW, son of Alfred and Mary Jane Holbech, of 159, Elsley Road, Battersea, London.

1911 Census - 159, Elsley Road, Lavender Hill, Battersea, London, SW. - Alfred Holbech, head, age 48, married, loco engine fitter & general engineer, worker, born Salisbury, Wiltshire; Mary Holbech, wife, age 49, married 21 years, 11 months, 3 children, all still alive, born Lambeth, London; William Holbech, son, age 21, single, assistant corn dealer, worker, born Lambeth, London; Howard Holbech, son, age 16, single, messenger, railway, worker, born Battersea, London; Eva Holbech, daughter, age 11, school, born Battersea, London; William Badley, boarder, age 79, married 17 years, 11 months, railway pensioner, born Atherstone, Warwickshire.

Enlisted London.  

Commemorated at Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Panel 45 and 47., Belgium.

NOTE: not included in Regimental History; Soldiers Died in the Great War spells lastname HOLBECK; CWGC web site spell lastname HOLBECH

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