The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment

Private L S Hogben


Photograph provided by Geoff Poole

Private Lawrence Stuart HOGBEN, G/6707, 1st Battalion,  Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, killed in action, Flanders France,  22nd July 1916.

Born Folkestone, Kent, son of Thomas & Susanna Elizabeth Hogben.

27th August 1885, Folkestone, Kent, baptism of Lawrence Stuart Hogben, son of Thomas & Susanna Elizabeth Hogben.

1911 Census - 76 Bridge Street, Folkestone, Kent - Thomas Hogben, head, age 65, married, railway pensioner, born Folkestone, Kent; Susannah Hogben, wife age 65, married 45 years, 11 children, 8 still alive, born Dover, Kent; Lawrence Hogben, son, age 28, railway porter, South Eastern Railway, worker, born Folkestone, Kent;Ivy Bessie Hogben, grandchild, age 11, school, born Folkestone, Kent.

1911, December Quarter, Hastings Registration District, Sussex, married Edith Jane Corps.

Enlisted Dover, Kent.

Buried at  Caterpillar Valley Cemetery, IX. B. 1, Longueval, France. Commemorated Folkestone War Memorial.

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