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Private James MUGGERIDGE, S/203, 1st  Battalion,  Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, killed in action, Flanders France, 18th April 1915, age 34.

Born Gravesend, Kent.

1902 March, Strood Registration District, James Muggeridge, married Maud Julia Taylor.


1911 Census - 4 Lydia Cottages, Wrotham Road, Gravesend, Kent - James Muggeridge, head, age 28, married, well sinker, works for Mr Higgins, builder, worker, at home, born No.4. Darnley Grove, Gravesend, Kent; *Maud Muggeridge, wife, age 29, married 10 years, 6 children, 4 still alive, born Tilbury, Essex; Luke Muggeridge, father, age 51, widower, well sinker, builder, worker, born Peppercroft Street, Gravesend, Kent; John Muggeridge, age 11, school, born Darnley Grove, Gravesend, Kent; Beatrice Muggeridge, daughter, age 8, born Belson? Road, Gravesend, Kent; Maud Muggeridge, daughter, age 4, born Gladstone Road, Gravesend, Kent; Elizabeth Ann Muggeridge, daughter, age 6 months, born Lydia Cottages, Gravesend, Kent.


Children (from Pension Records) - Beatrice Maud Muggeridge, born 10th September 1903; Lilian Maud Muggeridge, born 18th February 1907; Albert Edward Muggeridge, born 27th December 1911; Luke Muggeridge, born 27th October 1914.

Enlisted Maidstone, Kent.

7th December 1914, posted BEF.

*1916 September, Gravesend Registration District, Maud Julia Muggeridge, died age 34.

Guardian of Children, Mrs Julia Taylor / Secretary Dr Barnardos Home.

Commemorated at Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Panel 45 and 47, Belgium.


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