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Private William KENT, 205473, 10th  Battalion,  Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, (formerly 315826, Northumberland Fusiliers), killed in action, Flanders France, 31st July 1917, age 37.  

Born Gateshead, Durham.

Husband of Louisa Kent, of 33, Waugh Street, Gateshead, Durham. 


1911 Census - 65 Milling Street, Gateshead, Durham - William Kent, head, age 30, married, Railway labourer, North Eastern Railway, Gateshead, worker, born Gateshead, Durham; Louisa Kent, wife, age 28, married 8 years, 4 children, 3 still alive, born Middlesborough, Yorkshire; *Louisa Kent, daughter, age 8, born Gateshead, Durham; #William Kent, son, age 3, born Gateshead, Durham; $Ma(r)y Kent, daughter, 8 months, born Gateshead, Durham; William Potter, father in law, age 62, widower, blacksmith, out of work, born Colchester, Essex.

*born 14th February 1903; # born 23rd December 1907; $ born 24th August 1910.

Alice Kent, born 26th November 1912.


Enlisted Gateshead, Durham.

Commemorated at Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Panel 45 and 47, Belgium.


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