The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment

Private J E Cunliffe


Photograph by "Military Historian"

Private John Edward CUNLIFFE*, G/4408,  8th  Battalion, Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, died of wounds, Flanders France, 26th October 1915. 

Born, Waterfoot, Lancashire.

Next of Kin (sister) - Miss Mary Ann Mitchell, 3 Scout Holme Terrace, Waterfoot, Manchester / 24 Brownlow Road, Willesden, NW10.

Enlisted Nelson, Lancashire, age 19, height 5ft 4 inches, weight 126lbs. Formerly carter.

22nd January 1915, enlisted; 14th August 1915, Blackdown, quitting Camp without permission & remaining absent until 10.30pm 15th August, deprived of two days pay, forfeits 2 days pay; 26th September 1915, posted missing; 22nd October 1915, Prisoner of War, Feldlag 1, Carvin, flesh wounds both legs, frost bitten feet;  26th October 1915, died in Feldlag 8, Carvin.

Buried at Cabaret-Rouge British Cemetery, XV. L. 22., Souchez, Pas de Calais, France.

*Alias James Edward Mitchell

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