The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment

Private R Heaver


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Private Richard HEAVER, G/8589, 10th Battalion,  Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, died of wounds, Flanders France, 12th October 1916.

Born Gravesend, Kent, son of James & Annie Heaver.


1911 Census - 2 Brunswick Retreat, Gravesend, Kent - James Heaver, head, age 49, married, bricklayers labourer, worker, born Gravesend, Kent; Annie Heaver, wife, age 46, married 23 years, 7 children, all still alive, born Wimbledon, Surrey; Florence Heaver, daughter, age 17, single, domestic servant, born Gravesend, Kent; Marjory Heaver, daughter, age 16, single, domestic servant, born Gravesend, Kent; Lilian Heaver, daughter, age 14, born Gravesend, Kent; Richard Heaver, son, age 12, born Gravesend, Kent.


Enlisted  Gravesend, Kent.

Buried at Heilly Station Cemetery, IV. A. 88., Mericourt-l'Abbe, France. Commemorated on Gravesend War Memorial.


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