The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment

Sergeant D McFarlane


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Sergeant Daniel MCFARLANE,  L/6339,  2nd  Battalion,  Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, died of malignant malaria, cerebral at Ganesh Khind?, India, 6th September 1915. 

Born Westminster, London.

Enlisted Maidstone, Kent, age 15 years & 9 months, height 4ft 11¾, weight 83lbs, fresh complexion, blue eyes, brown hair, scar fore finger left hand.  Resided Drury Lane, London, WC.  Formerly musician.

Next of Kin (elder sister), Francis, 188 Long Avenue, Drury Lane.

Home 8th November 1901 to 17th December 1902; 18th November 1902 to 4th November 1904; 5th November 1904 to 27th November 1906; 28th November 1906 to 6th December 1908; 7th December 1908 to 6th September 1915.

8th November 1901, enlisted & posted as a Boy, Depot, Royal West Kent Regiment; 18th December 1902, posted as a Boy to 2nd Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment; 7th May 1904, awarded 3rd Class Certificate of Education; 18th November 1904, attains the age of 18; 13th July 1906, awarded swimming certificate; 1st July 1908, appointed musician; 4th February 1911, reverted to Private; 8th November 1913, Peshawar, re-engaged to complete 21 years Service; 27th November 1913, transferred to Band of His Excellency The Governor of Bombay; 27th November 1914, promoted Sergeant.

Commemorated at Kirkee 1914-1918 Memorial, Face 7., India.


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