The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment

Private H Myson


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Private Henry MYSON, G/4147, 7th Battalion,  Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment,  killed in action, Flanders France, 23rd January 1916.

Born Horsham, Sussex, son of Henry & Elizabeth Myson.


1911 Census - Swindon Cottages, Swindon Road, Horsham, Sussex - Henry Myson, head, age 58, married, genral labourer, golf links, born Walthamstow, Essex; Elizabeth Myson, wife, age 58, married 24 years, 3 children, all still alive, born Shipley, Sussex; Henry Myson, son, age 19, single, gardener domestic, born Horsham, Sussex; Henry William Gratwrick?, grandson, age 3, born Horsham, Sussex; John Henry Clark?, grandson, age 1, born Horsham, Sussex; Walter Eves, boarder, age 30, born Eltham, Kent.


Enlisted  Bromley, Kent.

26th July 1915, posted BEF.

Buried at Becourt Military Cemetery, I. D. 4., Becordel-Becourt, France. Commemorated on Horsham War Memorial.


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