The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment

Private S Minter


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"AGE 19 YEARS

NEVER FORGOTTEN BY

HIS LOVING FATHER, MOTHER

BROTHERS AND SISTERS"

Photograph by "Len"


Private Sydney MINTER, 205853, 8th Battalion,  Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment,  (formerly 3769, The Buffs), died of wounds, Flanders France, 19th May 1918, age 19.

Born Herne Bay, Kent, son of John Harrison Minter and Annie Minter, of 23, Sunnyside, Mortimer Street, Herne Bay, Kent.


1911 Census - 11, Sunnyside, Herne Bay, Kent - John Harrison Minter, head, age 46, married, carpenter, building trade, worker, born Herne Bay, Kent; Annie Minter, wife, age 43, married 23 years, 7 children, all still alive, born Bromley, Kent; Annie Marguerite, crossed through & inserted Harry Minter, son, age 20, single, plumber, building trade, worker, born Herne Bay, Kent; Alfred Stanley Minter, son, age 19, single, painter, building trade, worker, born Herne Bay, Kent; Dorothy Minter, daughter, age 17, apprentice dressmaking, draper & dressmaker, worker, born Herne Bay, Kent; Marjorie Alice Minter, daughter, 16, helping mother (crossed through), born Herne Bay, Kent; Sydney Minter, son, age 12, school, born Herne Bay, Kent; Winnifred Minter, age 11, school, born Herne Bay, Kent.

1911 Census - Merevale, Bickley Park Road, Bickley, Kent, Annie Marguerite Minter, servant, age 22, housemaid, born Bromley, Kent.


Enlisted Canterbury, Kent.

Buried at Pernes British Cemetery, I. F. 8., France. Commemorated on Herne Bay War Memorial.


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