The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment

Private W E Hatto


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Private William Edward HATTO, TF/1972, 1st/5th Battalion, (attached 2nd Battalion), Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, died of wounds, Mesopotamia Expeditionary Force, 22nd March 1916. 

Born Chislehurst, Kent, son of  Herbert Edward & Edith Priscilla Hatto.


1911 Census - Walsingham Cottage, Manor Park, Chislehurst, Kent - Herbert Edward Hatto, head, age 44, married, gardener domestic, worker, born Hounslow, Middlesex; Edith Priscilla Hatto, wife, age 43, married 18 years, 4 children, all still alive, born Kings Langley, Hertfordshire; William Edward Hatto, son, age 17, single, gardener domestic, worker, born Chislehurst, Kent; Winifred May Hatto, daughter, age 11, school, born Chislehurst, Kent; Helen Edith Hatto, daughter, age 7, born Chislehurst, Kent; Ethel Kathleen Hatto, daughter, age 4, born Chislehurst, Kent.


Enlisted Bromley, Kent, age 19 years & 11 months. Resided Walsingham Cottage, Manor Park, Chislehurst, Kent. Formerly gardener in the employ of Edmond D? Quincey?.

Home 8th August 1914 to 28th October 1914; Indian Expeditionary Force, 29th October 1914 to 21st August 1915; Expeditionary Force "D" 22nd August 1915 to 22nd Mach 1916.

8th August 1914, enlisted & posted 1st/5th Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment; 29th October 1914, posted Indian Expeditionary Force.

20th December 1919, Statement of Relatives -  Father, Herbert Edward Hatto, Walsingham Cottage, Chislehurst; Mother, Edith Priscilla Hatto, alsingham Cottage, Chislehurst; Brothers - none; Sisters - Winifred May Hatto, age 19, Walsingham Cottage, Chislehurst; Helen Edith Hatto, age 15, Walsingham Cottage, Chislehurst; Ethel Kathleen Hatto, age 13, Walsingham Cottage, Chislehurst.

Buried at  Kut War Cemetery, J. 3., Iraq.


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