The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment

 Private S H Hook


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Private Sidney Herbert HOOK, 8945, 12th Battalion, Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, died, 2nd November 1916, age 33.

Born at Hastings, Sussex, son of James and Harriett Hook. 

1911 Census - 38 Newton Avenue, Acton, Brentford, Middlesex - Sidney Hook, boarder, age 28, single, general labourer, born Hastings, Sussex.

Enlisted Lewisham, age 32,  height 5ft 7½ inches. Resided 222 Old London Road, Hastings, Sussex. Formerly painter.

Next of Kin (brother) - Edward George Hook, 222 Old London Road, Hastings, Sussex.

10th July 1915, enlisted & posted 11th Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment; 4th February 1916, posted Depot, Royal West Kent Regiment; 5th February 1916, posted 12th Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment.

16th June 1916, Bourley Camp, Aldershot, discharged age 32 years & 343 days, height 5ft 7½ inches, "No longer physically fit for War Service". Military Character, good.

Buried at  Hastings Cemetery, K. I. E1., Hastings, Sussex.

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

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