The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment

Private T C Mant


Photograph by "Steve N"

Private Thomas Charles MANT, G/4027, 6th Battalion,  Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, killed in action, Flanders France, death presumed on or after 3rd July 1916.

3rd December 1890, born Surbiton, Kingston on Thames, Surrey, son of Henry & Sarah Mant.

29th March 1891, St Nicholas, Thames Ditton, Surrey, baptism of Thomas Charles Mant, son of Henry, (gardener), & Sarah Mant.

1911 Census - Camel Street, Marston Magna, Bath, Somerset - Sarah Mant, head, age 48, widow, married 22 years, 12 children, 9 still alive, supported by sons, born Ewell, Malden? or Epsom, Surrey; Thomas Mant, son, age 20, single, farm labourer, worker, born Surbiton, Surrey; Jack Mant, son, age 17, single, maisons? labourer, worker, born Surbiton, Surrey; William Mant, son, age 14, apprentice blacksmith, worker, born Surbiton, Surrey; Lucy Mant, daughter, age 6, school, born Surbiton, Surrey.

Enlisted Tonbridge, Kent, age 26, height 5ft 5½ inches, dark complexion, brown eyes, dark brown hair, teeth defective.  Resided Marston Magna, Bath, Somerset. Formerly labourer.

Home, 26th September 1914 to 31st May 1915; BEF, 1st June 1915 to 3rd July 1916.

26th September 1914, enlisted; 29th September 1914, posted Depot, Royal West Kent Regiment; 4th November 1914, posted 6th Ba1ttalion, Royal West Kent Regiment; 1st June 1915, posted BEF; 11th October 1915, wounded in action, slight, at duty; 11th November 1915, 37 Field Ambulance, dental cavities; 25th November 1915, 4 Stationary Hospital, St Omer; 8th December 1915, rejoined Battalion; 10th December 1915, attached 37th Brigade for mining fatigues; 18th January 1916, rejoined Battalion; 14th February 1916, Labourne?, detailed for Bath Duties; 25th April 1916, rejoined Battalion; 3rd July 1916, posted missing.

26th July 1919, Statement of Relatives - Widow, none; Children, none; Father, none; 

Buried at Blighty Valley Cemetery, III. J. 5., Authuile Wood, France.

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