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Offline alkhamhills

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Re: J Rose, Chislet
« Reply #2 on: January 14, 2017, 09:42:47 »
Kyn. Hope you don't mind. Headstone shows Regt. No as 24317

Name:                            James William Rose
Birth Place:                      Brabourne, Kent
Residence:                    Chislet, Kent
Death Date:                   9 Feb 1916
Death Place:                  Home
Enlistment Place:            Canterbury
Rank:                            Private
Regiment:                    Bedfordshire Regiment
Battalion:                           1st Garrison Battalion
Regimental Number:   24317
Type of Casualty:           Died
Theatre of War:           Home
Comments:                   Formerly 6512, E. Kent Regt.

In 1911, with parents William Edward & Elizabeth Mary & a sister, Daisy Jane. At Parsonage Cottages, Coldred, Dover
Born about 1893 The Moores, Brabourne
He was a mate on farm and father a Waggoner on farm.

Soldiers Effects:- died military Hospital, Seaford. £1.3.07 & war gratuity £3 to widow Ada Eliza.
Married Ada E Drake ¼ March 1914, Blean District.

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J Rose, Chislet
« Reply #1 on: January 13, 2017, 21:10:09 »
24314 Private
J. W. Rose
Bedfordshire Regiment
9th February 1916

 

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