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Private George HUNT, G/3197, 7th Battalion,  Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, killed in action, Flanders France, 1st July 1916, age 26.

Born Wadhurst, Sussex, son of Stephen & Hannah Hunt, of The Limes, Edenbridge, Kent.


1911 Census - Crouch House Road, Edenbridge, Kent - Stephen Hunt, head, age 46, married, stockman, farmer, worker, born Paddock Wood, Kent; Hannah Hunt, wife, age 43, married 23 years, 8 children, 7 still alive, born Wadhurst, Sussex; George Hunt, son, age 20, single, farm labourer, worker, born Wadhurst, Sussex; Charlie Hunt, son, age 15, single, farm labourer, worker, born Wadhurst, Sussex; Frank Hunt, son, age 10, born Wadhurst, Sussex; Thomas Hunt, son, age 7, born Wadhurst, Sussex; Ellen Hunt, daughter, age 4, born Wadhurst, Sussex.


Enlisted  Edenbridge, Kent, age 22 years & 294 days, height 5ft 4? inches, weight 151lbs.  Resided Crouch House Cottages, Edenbridge, Kent. Formerly labourer.

Home 14th September 1914 to 24th August 1915; BEF 25th August 1915 to 1st July 1916.

14th September 1914, enlisted; 15th September 1914, posted Depot, Royal West Kent Regiment; 13th October 1914, posted 3rd Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment; 22nd October 1914, posted 9th Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment; 24th August 1915, posted BEF & 7th Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment; 24th August 1915, embarked; 10th September 1915, joined Battalion In the Field.

21st July 1919, Statement of Relatives - Father, Stephen Hunt, Crouch House, Edenbridge, Kent; Mother ??? Hanna? Hunt, Crouch House, Edenbridge, Kent; Brothers - William Hunt, age 30, 184 ??????? Tonbridge Road; Charles Hunt, age 23, Crouch House, Edenbridge, Kent; Frank Hunt, age 18, Crouch House, Edenbridge, Kent; Thomas Hunt, age 15, Crouch House, Edenbridge, Kent; Sisters - Elizabeth Thompsett, age 26, Crouch House, Edenbridge, Kent; Ellen Hunt, age 13, Crouch House, Edenbridge, Kent.

Commemorated at Thiepval Memorial, Pier & Face 11C, France.


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