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Private Ernest Kent (201441)

2/5th Bn, The Notts and Derby (The Sherwood Foresters) Regiment 178th Brigade, 59th Division, T.F., B.E.F.

Ernest Kent

Malvern Commemoration: Holy Trinity North MalvernSt Joseph Roman Catholic

Burial/Commemoration: Cerisy-Gailly Military Cemetery

Nature of Death: Died of wounds France 26/9/17

Next of Kin: Son of Mrs Kent of Warwick Cottage, Cowleigh Road

Previous Employment: Regular Soldier in the Notts and Derby Regiment

Ernest Kent was the son of Mrs Kent, widow of Warwick Cottage, Cowleigh Road. He enlisted into the Sherwood Foresters [1] at Derby and was reported missing in the Malvern News in November. He had five brothers serving with the Army and one with the Navy (Alfred [2] was also killed during the war); his late father had been a member of the Volunteer Force for 20 years.

Malvern News 24/11/17

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[1] Sherwood Foresters: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sherwood_Foresters

[2] Alfred: http://www.malvernremembers.org.uk/ww1-profiles/alfred-george-kent

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