The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment

Private J Hart


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Private James HART, G/10601, "G" Company, 6th Battalion,  Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, killed in action, Flanders France, death assumed on or after 17th July 1917, age 19.


1911 Census - 64 Crossfield Street, Deptford, SE. - Mrs Hart, head, age 44, widow, married 20 years, 6 children, 5 still alive, wood chopper, worker, born Norval Street, Deptford, London; Annie Hart, daughter, age 21, single, tin works, worker, born Deptford, London; William Hart, son, age 16, single, born Deptford, London; James Hart, son, age 13, school, born Deptford, London; Mary Hart, daughter, age 2, born Deptford, London.


Enlisted Deptford, SE, age 19 years & 101 days, height 5ft 4 inches.  Resided 9 Crossfield Street, Deptford, SE. Formerly labourer.

Home, 1st November 1915 to 2nd May 1916; BEF, 3rd May 1916 to 29th October 1916; Home, 30th October 1916 to 22nd May 1917; BEF, 23rd May 1917 to 17th July 1917.

1st November 1915, enlisted & posted 11th Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment; 3rd May 1916, posted BEF; 20th July 1916, posted 6th Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment; 30th October 1916, wounded severely; 30th October 1916, posted Depot, Royal West Kent Regiment; 5th January 1917, posted 3rd Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment; 14th February 1917, forfeits 8 days pay; 23rd May 1917, posted BEF; 8th June 1917, posted 6th Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment; 17th July 1917, posted missing.

Memorial Scroll to Thomas Hart, (brother), of 26, Glengall Road, Cubitt Town, Poplar, London; Medals & Possessions to Mrs Annie Judge, (sister), 14 Grant Street, Plaistow, E.

Commemorated at Arras Memorial, Bay 7, France.


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