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Private Herbert HEDGE, S/92, 1st   Battalion,  Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, killed in action, Flanders France,  26th March 1915, age 34.

Born Maidstone, Kent, son of Robert John Harris & Louisa Hedge, of 23, Sandling Road, Maidstone, Kent. 

6th March 1881, St Peter, Maidstone, Kent, baptism of Herbert Hedge, son of Robert John Harris & Louisa Hedge.

Enlisted Maidstone, Kent.

Served in the South African Campaign, Private 3rd Dragoon Guards, Service No.4315.


1901 Census - 60 Union Street, Maidstone, Kent - Louisa Hedge, head, age 47, widow, charwoman, worker, born Mereworth, Kent; Thomas Hedge, son, age 25, single, boot shop assistant, worker, born Longford, Ireland; Ada Hedge, daughter, age 23, single, dressmaker, born Newron, Ireland; Bert Hedge, son, age 20, single, Soldier, born Maidstone, Kent; Robert Hedge, son, age 15, single, barber, hair, worker, born Maidstone, Kent; Louisa Hedge, daughter, age 13, born Maidstone, Kent; Millie Hedge, daughter, age 9, born Maidstone, Kent; Archie Hedge, son, age 7, born Maidstone, Kent.


1911 Census - Military, Mauritius & South Africa - Herbert Hedge, Private, age 31, single, 6th Dragoon Guards, shoeing smith, born Maidstone, Kent.


7th December 1914, posted BEF.

Commemorated at  Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Panel 45 and 47, Belgium.

see also Corporal A C Hedge


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