The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment

Private W H Berry


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Private William Henry BERRY, 201388, "C" Company, 1st  Battalion, Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, killed in action, France and Flanders, 19th September 1918, age 32.

1886, March Quarter, born Faversham, Kent, son of William Holland Berry and Elizabeth Jane Berry, of Faversham, Kent.

1911 Census - 21 Ellington Road, Ramsgate, Kent - Neal Dow Hobbs, head, age 53, married, insurance agent, born Ramsgate, Kent; Charlotte Sarah Hobbs, wife, age 55, married 25 years, 3 children, all still alive, born St Peters, Kent; Lottie Hobbs, daughter, age 23, single, born Ramsgate, Kent; Lillian Hobbs, daughter, age 16, single, assistant jewellery shop, born born Ramsgate, Kent; Susannah Mary Strevens, cousin, age 68, single, private means, born St Peters, Kent; Sarah Jessie Dodd, boarder, age 71, single, Private means, born Brighton, Sussex; William Henry Berry, boarder, age 25, single, ironmongers assistant, born Faversham, Kent.

Enlisted Gravesend, Kent.

18th February 1919, Probate - Berry William Henry of 6 Queens Road, Faversham, Kent. Private Royal West Kent Regiment, died 19th September 1918 in France on Active Service. Probate London 18 February to Executor, Matthew Rudgard brewer. Effects £256 19s 10d.

Next of Kin - Brother in Law -  Mr M Rudgard, Kennaways, near Faversham, Kent.

Buried at Gouzeaucourt New British Cemetery, I.C.2., Nord, France. Headstone Inscription, "Duty Nobly Done".

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