The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment

Private H Mortimer


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Private Henry MORTIMER, G/1424, 10th Battalion,  Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, killed in action, Flanders France, 23rd March 1918, age 27.

23rd February 1890, born West Ham, Essex, son of the late Alexandra and Annie Mortimer.

Husband of Amelia Mortimer, of 10, Portland Road, Tidal Basin, London.


1911 Census - 22 Eastwood Road, Victoria Docks, E, West Silvertown - Annie Mortimer, head, age 54, widow, 12 children, 9 still alive, born Camarthen, Camarthenshire; Alexander Mortimer, son, age 30, single, carman, soap manufacturer, worker, born Poplar, London; Richard Mortimer, son, age 25, single, miller, flour manufacturer, worker, born Silvertown, Essex; Henry Mortimer, son, age 20, labourer, soap manufacturer, worker, born Silvertown, Essex; *Frederick Mortimer, son, age 19, single, stoker, Royal Navy, worker, born Silvertown, Essex; Albert George Mortimer, son, age 18, single, labourer, soap manufacturer, worker, born Silvertown, Essex; James Thomas Mortimer, son, age 17, single, labourer, soap manufacturer, worker, born Silvertown, Essex; Frances Mary Mortimer, daughter, age 15, single, packer, confectionery manufacturer, worker, born Silvertown, Essex.

* Leading Stoker Frederick Mortimer, Royal Navy, H.M.S. "Invincible" Service No.K/10035, died 31st May 1916, age 24. Commemorated Chatham Naval Memorial, 17.


Enlisted  Canning Town, E.

18th September 1915, posted BEF

Commemorated at Arras Memorial, Bay 7, France.


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