The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment

Private S F Hunt


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Private Sidney Frank HUNT, 241241, 6th Battalion,  Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, (formerly 21993, Somerset Light Infantry), killed in action, Flanders France, 27th March  1918, age 27.

Born Romsey, Hampshire, son of #Alfred & Emma Hunt, of 8, Graham Road, Southampton, Hampshire.

1898 September, Romsey, Hampshire Alfred Hunt married Emma Turner, (widow).


1911 Census - 8, Graham Road, Southampton, Hampshire - *Emma Hunt, head, age 54, (married 12 years, 1 child still alive), born Poole, Dorset; Dorothy Emma Winifred Hunt, daughter, age 10, school, born Romsey, Hampshire; $Sidney Frank Hunt, son, age 20, single, coal carman, coal trade, worker, born Romsey, Hampshire; $Frederick George Hunt, son, age 26, single, grocers assistant, (out of work, crossed through), worker,  born Romsey, Hampshire.

* wife crossed through and head entered; widow crossed through & married entered; years married & number of children crossed through.

$ sons of Alfred Hunt from a previous marriage.


Enlisted Southampton, Hampshire.

Note on Register of Soldiers Effects - Frank B Graves?, Guardian of the Poor Supt Rel Officer

Commemorated at Pozieres Memorial, Panel 58 and 59., France.


London Gazette 29th April 1919.

SOLDIERS' BALANCES UNDISPOSED OF

In pursuance of "The Regimental Debts Act 1893",  notice is hereby given that there is available for distribution amongst Next of Kin or others entitled the sum of money set opposite to the name of each of the deceased Soldiers and Airmen named in the lists which are published with this notice in the London Gazette and the "Army List", and are also to be seen at Regimental Depots throughout the United Kingdom.

Applications from persons supposing themselves entitle as Next of Kin should be addressed by letter to "The Secretary, War Office, Imperial Institute, South Kensington, London, SW7", and marked outside "Effects".

R H BRADE.    War Office, 29th April 1919.

List CCCCCXXII of the names of deceased Officers, Soldiers and Airmen whose Personal Estate is held for distribution amongst Next of Kin or others entitled. Effects 1918-19.

Hunt S Pte. Royal West Kent Regiment.     £12    3s    2d


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