The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment

Private V A Mackelden


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Private Vivian Albert MACKELDEN, G/6467, "B" Company, 6th Battalion,  Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, killed in action, Flanders France, 9th March 1916, age 39.

Born Boughton Mallerbe, Kent, son of Edward and Rachel Mackelden, of The Carpenter's Arms, Ulcombe, Maidstone,  Kent.

1909, April, Hollingbourn, Kent, married Phoebe Fuller.

Children - Kitty Mary Mackelden, born 25th September 1909, Ulcombe, Kent; Jack Mackelden, born 3rd October 1910, Ulcombe, Kent; Lloyd George Mackelden, born 7th August 1912, born Hollingbourn, Kent; Albert Mackelden, born 6th July 1915, Ulcombe, Kent.


1911 Census - Rock Cottage, Ulcombe, Maidstone, Kent. - Albert Mackelden, head, age 33, married, labourer on farm, farming, worker, born Boughton Mallerbe, Kent; Phoebe Mackleden, wife, age 26., married 1 year, 2 children, both still alive, born Ulcombe, Kent; Kitty Mackleden, daughter, age 1, born Ulcombe, Kent; Jack Mackleden, son, age 6 months, born Ulcombe, Kent.


Enlisted Maidstone, Kent.  Resided Rock Cottage, Ulcombe, Kent.

14th December 1915, posted BEF.

Commemorated at Loos Memorial, Panel 95 to 97, France.

External link to Ulcombe War Memorial


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