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Private William Richard HUNT, G/24449, 7th Battalion,  Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, killed in action, Flanders France, 12th October 1917.

27th April 1908, Parish Church, Bisley,  Stroud, Gloucestershire, William Richard Hunt, age 21, bachelor, groom, Bisley, father Joseph Hunt, labourer, married Mary Ann Smith, age 29, spinster, Bisley, father Reuben Smith, labourer.


1911 Census - High Street, Bisley, near Stroud, Gloucestershire - William Richard Hunt, age 31, married, carrier, vanguard & parcels, own account, born Bisley, Gloucestershire; Mary Ann Hunt, age 32, married 3 years, 2 children, both still alive; Lilian May Hunt, age 2½ years; Mary Elizabeth Hunt, daughter, age 9 months.


Enlisted  Stroud, Gloucestershire.  Resided Stroud, Gloucestershire.

Children - Lilian Mary Hunt; Mary Elizabeth Hunt; Zilpha Winifred Hunt; *Mabel Beatrice Hunt.

*21st December 1935, Holy Trinity Church, Stroud, Gloucester, Mabel Beatrice Hunt, age 20, spinster, carpet finisher, Terence Cottage, London Road, Thupp, father William Richard Hunt, deceased, Soldier, married Arthur Henry Hodges, age 23, bachelor, ewinoid? worker, London Road, Bowbridge, Stroud, father, Samuel Robert Hodges, plasterers labourer.

Commemorated at Tyne Cot Memorial, Panel 106 to 108., Belgium.


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