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BROOK WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © Transcribed David Hughes and Neil Clark 2004

The plaque is inside the Parish Church at Brook, near Ashford. Very sadly the Handcock family lost three brothers.

Photograph Copyright © David Hughes and Neil Clark 2004

The Great War 1914 – 1918

BUTCHER

Gordon [Frederick]

Private 202478, 2/4th Battalion, Queen’s Own (Royal West Kent Regiment). Formerly Kent Composite Battalion and (1940) 2/4th Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died Sunday 4th November 1917 aged 22 years.

CHIDWICK

James [William]

Lance Corporal 723459,. 24th Battalion (The Queen’s), London Regiment. Formerly (2150) 2/5th Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died Monday 16th July 1917 aged 24 years.

DODD

Frederick [Walter]

Private T/207481, 3/4th Battalion, Queen’s (Royal West Surrey Regiment). Formerly (240514) Queen’s Own (Royal West Kent Regiment). Died 4th October 1917.

DRYLAND

Archibald [W]

Rifleman 14/40162, 14th Battalion, Royal Irish Rifles. Formerly (1956) The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died Thursday 7th June 1917.

GOWING

Harry

Company Sergeant Major 1582, R.H.S. Kent Fortress Company, Royal Engineers (RE). Formerly (9 years regular service) Grenadier Guards. Died of Pneumonia Monday 3rd January 1916 aged 40 years.

HAMMON

Cecil [Nelson Frederick]

Gunner 115660, 233rd Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery (RGA). Died Friday 28th September 1917 aged 29 years.

HANDCOCK

Albert

Private T/206826, 3/4th Battalion, The Queen’s (Royal West Surrey Regiment). Formerly (27683) Middlesex Regiment. Died Wednesday 3rd October 1917 aged 20 years. (brother)

HANDCOCK

Frederick L

Private 240560, 5th Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died Wednesday 11th December 1918. (brother)

HANDCOCK

William Edward

Private T/2010, Kent Composite Battalion. Formerly 2/5th Battalion The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died Tuesday 31st August 1915. (brother)

HAYWARD

Sidney

Lance Corporal 202502, 2/4th Battalion, Queen’s Own (Royal West Kent Regiment). Formerly Kent Composite Battalion. Died Sunday 4th November 1917 aged 20 years.

THORNBY

Arthur

Private T/2100, 3/5th Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died Tuesday 18th January 1916 aged 21 years.

14 December 2004

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