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 Private H G Hoskins


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Private Harry George HOSKINS, L/6595, 1st Battalion,  Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, killed in action, Flanders France, 15th October 1914.

Born Deptford, SE.

Sister - Elizabeth Hoskins.

26th August 1902, enlisted  New Cross, SE.  Formerly corn porter.

30th October 1910, St Paul, Deptford, Southwark, baptism of Harry George Hoskins, born 9th October 1910, son of Harry George, (carman), & Elizabeth Hoskins, Griffin? Street.


1911 Census - 9 Frankham Street, Deptford - Harry G Hoskins, head, age 27, married, carman, barrel dealer, worker, born St Paul's, Deptford, London; #Elizabeth Hoskins, wife, age 23, married 1 year, *1 child, still alive, born St Paul's, Deptford, London; John Biggington, stepson, age 4, born St Paul's, Deptford, London; Harry Hoskins, son, age 6 months, born St Paul's, Deptford, London; Betsy White, sister in law, age 30, married 11 years, 6 children, 3 still alive, charwoman, worker, born St Nicholas, Deptford, LOndon.

*this marriage, two shown either both from previous marriage or total.

# 1911 June Quarter, Greenwich Registration District, married Elizabeth Biggington; 1915 September, Greenwich Registration District, Elizabeth Hoskins, married James Martin.


10th September 1914, posted BEF.

Commemorated at Le Touret Memorial, Panel 30 & 31, France.


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