The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment
Private J Cater
Private Joseph CATER, G/16763, 1st Battalion, Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, killed in action, Flanders France, 4th October 1917.
Born Hornsey, N, enlisted 18th July 1916, Mill HIll, Middlesex, age 39, height 5ft 3 inches, weight 136lbs, resided 2, Broadbents Cottages, High St Highgate, N. Formerly gardener.
Husband of Emily Cater (nee Jordan), 2, Broadbents Cottages, High St Highgate, N. Married 7th April 1901, St Marks Church, Islington.
Children - Florence Emily, born 13th September 1901, Hornsey; Ellen Frances, 8th February 1903, Hornsey; Annie, born 21st October 1914, Hornsey; Ethel Mary, born 9th March 1911, Hornsey; Elsie, born 6th September 1906, Hornsey; Frederick Joseph, born 23rd May 1909, Hornsey; Thomas Frank, born 23rd February 1916, Hornsey.
Postings - Home 18th July 1916 to 17th October 1916, BEF France 18th October 1916 to 4th October 1917.
Wounded in action 3rd October 1917, still at duty, posted missing 4th October 1917, regarded for official purposes as died on or after that date..
7th June 1918, pension of 42/1 a week awarded to widow & six children.
Commemorated at Tyne Cot Memorial, Panel 106 to 108, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
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