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The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment

Private W Marsh


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Private William MARSH, 11635, Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment,  died of influenza, 21st June 1920 at 27 Hurlbutt, Place, Newington Butts, London, SE.

Born 1863, Southwark, London. son of William Marsh.

21st June 1908, St Thomas Church, Lambeth, Surrey, William Marsh, age 48, widower, clerk, 10 Lambeth Square, father, William Marsh, deceased, wine merchant., married Mary Godfrey, age 38, widow, 10 Lambeth Square, father, William Underwood, clerk.

Children (from Service Records) - Sidney William Godfrey, born 30th July 1901, Kennington, London, SE.


1911 Census - 44 Reedworth Street, Kennington, London SE - William Marsh, head, age 50, married, clerk, trade protection, worker, born Southwark, London; Mary Marsh, wife, age 40, married 2 years, no children, born East Bergholt; Sidney William Godfrey, visitor, age 9, school, born Kennington, London.


Enlisted Woolwich, age 53, height 5ft 3 inches, weight 104lbs. Resided 6 Hurlbutt, Place, Newington Butts, London, SE.

Home 19th December 1915 to 21st June 1920.

19th December 1915, enlisted; 19th December 1915, posted Depot, Royal West Kent Regiment; 8th August 1919, Woolwich Dockyard, volunteered for 1 year, for the Army of Occupation, in the rank of Private, retain special rates of pay; 8th April 1920, discharged on demobilisation, to 27 Hurlbutt, Place, Newington Butts, London, SE.

8th August 1920, date when Separation Allowance of 16/- a week payable to wife, ceases.

9th August 1920, pension of 20/- a week awarded to widow, provisional.

Buried at Morden Cemetery, FU. 1164., London Borough of Merton, Greater London.

NOTE: not included in Regimental History or Soldiers Died in the Great War; but shown on CWGC web site.


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