The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment

 Private P H How


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Private Philip Henry HOW, 12573, Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, died, 31st January 1921, age 20.

Born Tunbridge Wells, Kent, son of Herbert Harry and Elizabeth Mary How, of 18, Kimpton Avenue, Brentwood, Essex. 


1911 Census - 18, Kimpton Avenue, Brentwood, Essex - Herbert Harry How, head, age 38, married, insurance agent, London & Manchester Assurance Co, worker, at home, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; Elizabeth Mary How, wife, age 39, married 11 years, 8 children, 7 still alive, domestic duties, born Hampton Court, Surrey; Catherine Mary How, daughter, age 11, scholar, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; Philip Henry How, son, age 10, scholar, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; Christine Evelyn How, daughter, age 7, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; Josephine Renee How, daughter, age 5, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; Robert How, son, age 3, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; Richard How, son, age 2, born Plumstead, London; Mary Rose How, daughter, age 2 months, born Brentwood, Essex.


Enlisted 17th March 1919. Discharged 14th June 1919, age 18, due to sickness. Awarded Silver War Badge

Buried at  Brentwood (London Road) Cemetery, C. 210., United Kingdom.

NOTE: Not included in Regimental History or Soldiers Died in the Great War, but included on CWGC web site.


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