The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment

Private H B Hare


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Private Harold Bartlett HARE, G/29370, 7th Battalion,  Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, (formerly 70385, Devon Regiment), died of wounds, Flanders France, 21st September 1918.

30th March 1884, born St Mary's, Blandford, Dorset, son of George Armstrong & Caroline Bettina Hare, (nee Bartlett).


1911 Census - St Mary's, Blandford, Dorset - George Hare, head, age 54, married, tailor (maker), own account, born London; Caroline Hare, wife, age 53, married 30 years, 6 children, all still alive, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; Harold Hare, son, age 27, single, tailor, worker, at home, born St Mary's, Blandford; Alice Hare, daughter, age 25, single, drapers assistant, at home, born St Mary's, Blandford; May Hare, daughter, age 18, single, born St Mary's, Blandford; Percy Hare, son, age 18, single, tailor, worker, at home, born St Mary's, Blandford.


17th April 1911, St Matthews, Wookey, Somerset, Harold Bartlett Hare, age 27, bachelor, taylor, Blandford, Dorset, father George Armstrong Hare, taylor, married Alice Louisa Whittle, age 27, spinster, Wookey, father, Charles James Whittle, baker.

Children - Lilian Grace Hare, born 31st January 1908, Dartford, Kent; Cyril Harold G Hare, born 12th March 1913, Blandford, Dorset.

Enlisted Dorchester, Dorset.

6th May 1919, Probate - Harold Bartlett Hare of Blandford St Mary, Dorsetshire, a Private 7th Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment, died 21st September 1918, in France. Administration (with will) Blandford 6th May to Alice Louie Hare, widow. Effects £219 9s 6d.

Buried at Doingt Communal Cemetery Extension, I. B. 20. France.


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