The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment

 Private J H W Homan


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Private John Henry Walter HOMAN, G/19351, 10th Battalion,  Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, (formerly 30303, Middlesex Regiment), killed in action, Flanders France, death assumed on or after, 23rd March 1918, age 20.

Born Deptford, Kent, son of *John Henry Alexander Homan and #Ethel Cochrane, of The Vale Hotel, Vauvert Road, Guernsey, Channel Islands / 12 St Johns Street, Grange, Guernsey / 8, Chaldon Road, Fulham, London / 28 Eardley Crescent, Earls Court, London SW15.

*22nd February 1900, died of enteric fever, Mooi River, Natal, South Africa, whilst serving with Royal Dublin Fusiliers.

#9th November 1902, married Harold Milton Cochrane.


1911 Census - 102A Raglan Road, Plumstead, Woolwich, Kent - Harold M Cochrane, head, age 30, married, carman, baker, born St Peters Port, Guernsey, Channel Islands; Ethel Cochrane, wife, age 33, married 9 years, 2 children, born Deptford, Kent; Milton C Cochrane, son, age 7, school, born Woolwich, Kent; Reginald A Cochrane, son, age 2, born Silvertown, Essex; John Homan, step son, age 13, school, born Rotherhithe, Surrey; James Webb, nephew, age 9, school, born Fulham, London; Walter Webb, nephew, age 6, school, born Fulham, London; Lily Webb, niece, age 2, born Fulham, London.


12th December 1915, enlisted  Woolwich, age 19 years & 11 months, height 5ft 5½ inches, weight 120lbs, absence of top joint of right thumb & stiff first joint left thumb.  Resided 58 Nethdale Road, Plumstead, Kent. Formerly grinder.

2nd October 1919, Statement of Relatives - Mother, Ethel Cochrane, 28 Eardley Crescent, Earls Court, SW15; Full Blood Brothers - none- Half Blood Brothers - Milton Charles, age 16, 28 Eardley Crescent, Earls Court, SW15; Reginald Arthur?, age 11, 28 Eardley Crescent, Earls Court, SW15; Sisters - none.

Commemorated at Arras Memorial, Bay 7., France.


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