The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment

Private G Heath


Private George HEATH, 201345, (4008), 2nd/4th  Battalion,  Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, killed in action, Egypt,  8th May 1917.

Born  Sevenoaks, Kent, son of James & Georgina Heath.

1883, December, James Heath, married Georgina Divall. 1904, June, James Henry Heath, died age 46.

1901 Census - Huts?, Otford Road, Otford, Sevenoaks - James Heath, head, married, age 44, horse driver (local board), worker, born Sevenoaks, Kent; Georgina Heath, wife, married, age 37, born Shoreham, Kent; James Heath, son, age 14, errand boy (milk trade), worker, born Sevenoaks, Kent; Emily Heath, daughter, age 12, born Sevenoaks, Kent; William Heath, son, age 10,  born Sevenoaks, Kent; George Heath, son, age 8,  born Sevenoaks, Kent; Elsie Heath, daughter, age 6,  born Sevenoaks, Kent; Reuben Heath, son, age 2, born Otford, Kent.

1911 Census - 4 Barracks Corner, Bradbourne Road, Sevenoaks, Kent - John Ferguson, head, age 42, general labourer, worker, born Scotland; Georgina Ferguson, wife, age 45, married *??, years, (#9 children 6 still alive), born Shoreham, Kent; Sandy Ferguson, brother, age 31, single, general labourer, worker, born Sevenoaks, Kent; George Heath, son, age 19, single, farm labourer, worker, born Sevenoaks, Kent; Reuben Heath, son age 13, school, born Otford, Kent.

*1906 June, Sevenoaks Registration District, John Ferguson, married Georgina Heath. # from previous marriage.

Enlisted Tonbridge, Kent.   

Buried at Gaza War Cemetery, XXXII. E. 4., Israel.

See also Private John James Heath.

London Gazette 23rd July 1918.


In pursuance of " The Regimental Debts Act, 1893," notice is hereby given that there is available for distribution amongst the Next of Kin or others entitled the sum of money set opposite to the name of each of the deceased Soldiers named in the lists which are published with this notice in the London Gazette and the " Army List," and are also to be seen at the Regimental Depots throughout the United Kingdom. Applications from persons supposing themselves entitled as Next of Kin should be addressed by letter to " The Secretary, War Office, Imperial Institute, South Kensington, London, S.W. 7," and marked outside  "Effects."

R. H. BRADE. War Office, July 23, 1918.

List CCCCCXV. of the Names of Deceased Soldiers whose Personal Estate is held for distribution amongst the Next of Kin or others entitled: Effects 1917-18:  

Heath G, Pte. Royal West Kent Regiment.    £0    13s    3d.

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