Charles Kent (c.1884-1916)

An ongoing project to commemorate and research the lives of those who appear on war memorials and rolls of honour in the local area, who served in the military, or whose deaths were linked to conflict.

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:

KENT, CHARLES. Sergeant. No 2884. 1/7th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Brightside, Yorkshire. Enlisted Slaithwaite. Lived Binn, Slaithwaite. Husband of Ethel Kent. Before enlistment the family removed to 6 Uppertown, Oxenhope, Keighley. Killed in action during the Battle of the Somme on 17.9.1916. Has no known grave. Commemorated THIEPVAL MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- Linthwaite; St. James' Church, Slaithwaite; Slaithwaite War Memorial; Huddersfield Drill Hall.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission