Private Ernest Kent (201441)

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

Malvern Commemoration: Holy Trinity North Malvern,

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

Ernest Kent was the son of Mrs Kent, widow of Warwick Cottage, Cowleigh Road. He enlisted into the Sherwood Foresters 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 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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