The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment

Private S B Kerfoot


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Private Stanley Bates KERFOOT, G/20418, 10th  Battalion,  Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, (formerly 50468, 4th Battalion, Manchester Regiment), killed in action, Flanders France, 29th September 1918.  

1894 September, born Chadderton, Lancashire, son of Charles & Margaret Kerfoot.


1911 Census - 733 Middleton Road, Chadderton, Lancashire - Charles Keefoot, head, age 49, married, mule overlooker, cotton spinning, worker, born Hyde, Cheshire; Margaret Kerfoot, wife, age 49, married 28 years, 3 children, all still alive, born Hyde, Cheshire; Walter Kerfoot, son, age 24, single, self acting winder, cotton spinning, worker, born Hyde, Cheshire; Harry Kerfoot, son, age 18, single, big piecer, cotton spinning, worker, born Hyde, Cheshire; Bates Kerfoot son, age 16, single, little piecer, cotton spinning, worker, born Chadderton, Lancashire.


Enlisted 1st May 1917, Oldham, Lancashire, age 22 years 11 months, height 5ft, weight 98lbs, scar below left elbow behind.  Resided Hollinwood, Lancashire. Formerly spinner.

15th October 1919, Statement of Relatives - Father, Charles Kerfoot, 2 Mark Street, Chaddington; Mother, Margaret Kerfoot, 2 Mark Street, Chaddington; Brothers - Walter Kerfoot, age 29, 206 Denton Lane, Chaddington; Harry Kerfoot, age 27, Constantinople.

Commemorated at Tyne Cot Memorial, Panel 106 to 108, Belgium.


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