The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment

Private V E T Kenward


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Private Victor Edward Tilden KENWARD, G/2754, 8th  Battalion,  Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, died of wounds, Flanders France, 2nd October 1915, age 19.  

22nd August 1888, St John the Evangelist, Walworth, Surrey, Tilden Charles Kenward, age 28, bachelor, servant, 68 Wansey Court, father Tilden Kenward, servant, married Olive Jane Waldren, age 22, spinster, 68 Wansey Court, father George Waldren, carpenter.

1896, born Pimlico, Middlesex, son of #Tilden Charles & *Olive Jane Kenward.

# 1901 September, St George Hanover Square Registration District, Tilden Charles Kenward, died age 41.


1911 Census - King Edward's School for Boys, Chaplain & Masters Residence, Wormely Hill, Witley, Surrey - Victor Edward T Kenward, inmate, age 15, single, school, born Kensington, London.

1911 Census - 1 South End Row, Kensington, London, W. - John Russell, head, age 55, married, coachman domestic, worker, born Fakenham, Norfolk; Sarah Russell, wife, age 56, married 28 years, 3 children, 2 still alive, born Gloster; Robert John Russell, son, age 21, single, porter, hospital, worker, born London Marylebone; *Olive Jane Kenward, boarder, age 45, widow, married 22 years, 4 children, 3 still alive, needlewoman, at home, born Ashton Keynes, Wiltshire; Olive Mereham Kenward, age 21, single, millinery, worker, born Paddington, London; Frederick Charles Kenward, age 10, school, born Chelsea, London.


Enlisted Hammersmith, W.  Resided West Brompton, W.

30th August 1915, posted BEF.

Buried at Courrieres Communal Cemetery. 26th August 1922, removed & reburied at Cabaret-Rouge British Cemetery, XII. C. 1., Souchez, France.


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