The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment

Private W C E Henshall


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Private William Charles Edward HENSHALL, G/1759, 3rd/4th  Battalion,  Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, killed in action, Flanders, France, 26th December 1917, age 21.

Born Plumstead, Kent, son of *Charles Amos & Mary Jane Henshall.

* 1896, December, Woolwich Registration District, Charles Amos Henshall, died age 30.


1911 Census - 9 Williams Place, Belle Grove, Welling, Kent - William Ware, head, age 47, married, farm labourer, worker, born Peckham, Surrey; #Mary  Ware, wife, age 41, married 3 years, no children, born Lewisham, Kent; William Henshall, step son, age 15, single, nurserymans labourer, worker, born Plumstead, Kent; ++Alice Henshall, step daughter, age 8, born Welling, Bexley, Kent.

++ Alice Henshall, born 26th February 1903, baptised 30th May 1909, at St John the Evangelist, Welling, Kent, parents show as Mary Henshall of 9 Williams Place, Belle Grove, Welling, Kent.

# 1907, December, Dartford Registration District, Mary Henshall married William Ware.


Enlisted Woolwich, Kent.

26th July 1915, posted BEF.

1916, December, Dartford Registration District, Mary Jane Ware,  married James Knight.

Buried at  Orival Wood Cemetery, II. B. 33., Flesquieres, France.


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