The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment

Private G P Malcolm


Private  George Peter MALCOLM, G20193, 1st  Battalion,  Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, (formerly 1st London Regiment, Service No.204865), killed in action, Flanders France, 26th October 1917.

1891, born Newcastle-on-Tyne, Northumberland, son of Henry Scott & Eleanor Matilda Malcolm.

1911 Census - 38 Reidhaven Road, Plumstead, London SE - Henry Malcolm, head, age 42, married, fitter & turner, worker, born Glasgow, Scotland; Eleanora Malcolm, wife, age 42, married 21 years, 8 children, 6 still alive, born Bexley, Kent; George Malcolm, son, age 20, single, tinsmith (laboratory), Royal Arsenal, worker, born Newcastle; Patricia Malcolm, daughter, age 17, single, servant domestic, born Dartford, Kent; Euphemia Malcolm, daughter, age 15, single, at home, born Belvedere, Kent; Henry Malcolm, son, age 13, school, born Bexley, Kent; Nellie Malcolm, daughter, age 11, school, born Bexley, Kent; Iris Malcolm, daughter, age 6, born Plumstead, SE.

20th February 1915, St Pauls, Plumstead, Kent, George Peter Malcolm, age 24, bachelor, rank/profession ????, 38 Reidhaven Road, father Henry Malcolm, fitter, married Beatrice Elle Roger, age 19, spinster, 3 Spendanza? Street, father George Roger, overseer Royal Arsenal.

Children - Beatrice Euphemia Malcolm, born 29th October 1916, Woolwich

Enlisted Woolwich, Kent, age 24 years & 9 months.  Resided 86 Basildon Road, Plumstead, SE18 / 59 Villas Road, Plumstead, Kent.  Formerly skilled labourer.

Allotment of pay of 6d a day to be paid to wife.

Home 3rd December 1915 to 9th October 1917; BEF 10th October 1917 to 26th October 1917.

3rd December 1915, enlisted; 3rd December 1915, to Army Reserve; 15th June 1917, mobilized, age 25 years 300 days, height 5ft 2½ inches; 10th October 1917, posted BEF.

Buried at Hooge Crater Cemetery, VII. E. 10., Belgium.

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