The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment

Private W A Hoad


Home     


William & Frank Hoad


Private William Albert HOAD, 201092, 1st Battalion,  Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, killed in action, Flanders France,  27th September 1918.

Born Tunbridge Wells, Kent, son of Frank Albert & Sarah Frances Hoad.


1911 Census - 5 Holmwood Road, Tunbridge Wells, Kent - Frank Albert Hoad, head, age 37, married, bricklayer, building, worker, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; Sarah Hoad, wife, age 38, married 18 years, 7 children,  5 still alive, laundress, laundry, worker, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; *George Hoad, son, age 15, single, errand boy, grocers, worker, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; William Hoad, son, age 13, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; Edith Hoad, daughter, age 11, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; Emily Hoad, daughter, age 9, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent; Lucy Hoad, daughter, age 2, born Tunbridge Wells, Kent.

*George Hoad, Sapper 806, 1st/3rd Kent Field Company, Royal Engineers, who died at sea, on 28th October 1915, during the HMS Hythe disaster. Commemorated at St Matthew's Church, High Brooms, Tunbridge Wells, Kent.


Enlisted Tunbridge Wells, Kent. Resided 5 Holmwood Road, Tunbridge Wells, Kent.

Buried at  Gouzeaucourt New British Cemetery, VII. A. 18, France. Commemorated on Tunbridge Wells War Memorial. He is also recorded on the High Brooms Memorial Plaque.


This page was last updated on 08-Dec-2019.

Copyright   © 2008 Janet & Richard Mason