Reginald Samuel Patmore

Name

Reginald Samuel Patmore

Conflict

First World War

Date of Death / Age

26/09/1915
20

Rank, Service Number & Service Details

Private
G/3083
Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment)
8th Bn.

Awards

Not Yet Researched

Cemetery/Memorial

LOOS MEMORIAL
Panel 95 to 97.
France

UK Memorials

Great Amwell Village Memorial
St John the Baptist Church Memorial, Great Amwell

Pre War

Born in 1895 in Matching, Colchester, Essex son of Joseph and Lucy Patmore. He was living in Betts Lane, Nazeing, Essex in 1901 and Goldings Farm Cottages, Netteswells, Harlow in 1911 later in Glebe Lodge, Great Amwell, Ware. He was a gardener.

Wartime Service

Enlisted on 9 Sep 1914 at Stratford into the newly formed battalion and after training at Shoreham and Worthing entered France on 30 Aug 1915. On 26 Sep 1915 the battalion was annihilated at Loos in its first engagement. Of 24 Officers and 800 men who went into action, only 1 Officer and 250 men remained.

Acknowledgments

Malcolm Lennox