The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment
Private J T Pinks
Private James Thomas PINKS, L/10271, 1st Battalion, Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, killed in action, Flanders France, death presumed on or after, 27th October 1914, age 19.
Born Rotherhithe, Kent, enlisted 8th January 1914, Woolwich, Kent, age 19, height 5ft 5 inches, weight 125lbs. Formerly biscuit works labourer.
Previously served in 3rd Battalion, Special Reserve, Royal West Kent Regiment.
Son of John Benjamin Charles and Clara Pinks, of 28, Westlake Road, Rotherhithe, London.
Postings - Home, 8th January 1914 to 13th August 1914; BEF, 14th August 1914 to 27th October 1914.
5th March to 12th March 1914, Dublin, tonsillitis.
Commemorated at Le Touret Memorial, Panel 30 and 31, France.
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