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Private Henry Osborne MACE, G/24740, 10th Battalion,  Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment,  killed in action, Flanders France, death presumed on or since, 21st September 1917.

Born  Newent, Gloucestershire, son of Henry Edward & Elizabeth Mace.

27th March 1887, Pauntley, Gloucestershire, baptism of Henry Osborne Mace, son of Henry Edward, (labourer) & Elizabeth Mace of Brand Green, Gloucestershire.


1911 Census - 6 Spring Terrace, Folkestone Kent - Henry Osborne Mace, head, age 35, married, general labourer, worker, born Bradgreen, Newent, Gloucestershire; Lilian Bessie Mace, wife, age 31, married 7 years, 3 children, all still alive, born Bradgreen, Newent, Gloucestershire; Note - blank line except birth shown as Clapham; Lily Ena Mace, daughter, age 4, born Folkestone, Kent; Elsie May Mace, daughter, age 2, born Folkestone, Kent;

Emily Steed, boarder, (lodger crossed through), age 49, widow, married 20 years, 5 children, all still alive, charwoman, worker, born Hoath, Kent; Reuben Steed, boarder, (son crossed through), age 16, single. errand boy, worker, born Folkestone, Kent; Eva Steed, boarder, (daughter crossed through), age 15, single, born Folkestone, Kent; Ophelia Steed, boarder, (daughter crossed through), age 6, born Folkestone, Kent;

Agnes Bevan, boarder, (lodger crossed through), age 70, widow, married 32 years, 1 child, still alive, born Scotland.

NOTE - cannot find a marriage of Henry O Mace & Lilian Bessie.


Enlisted Folkestone, Kent.   Resided Folkestone, Kent.

1916 June Quarter, Strood Registration District, Henry O Mace married Rosaline Egglesden.

Children - 1917, March Quarter, Strood Registration District, Henry E Mace; 1919, September Quarter, Strood Registration District, Leslie F Mace.

Widow, (from Pension Records & Register of Soldiers Effects), Rosaline Mace.

Commemorated at Tyne Cot Memorial, Panel 106 to 108, Belgium.


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