Private Simeon Kent
Private Simeon Kent

Army Number : 3709

Battalion : 1/7th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment.

Born and lived at Nottingham. Son of Thomas and Alice Holland, (formerly Kent) of 19, Cambridge Street, Radford, Nottinghamshire. He was leather dresser prior to enlisting 25th January 1915. He went to France 28th June 1915 and was admitted to 19th Casualty Clearing Station, Beauval, France, suffereing from illness. He was transferred to No. 16. General Hospital Le Treport, France and was diagnosed with nephritis, due to field operations. He died 11th August 1916, aged 21.

Buried/Commemorated : Mont Huon Military Cemetery, Le Treport, France. Plot 1. Row H. Grave 10.

Hia brother Private Frederick Kent, 2/7th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment, also fell in the Great War.

Mont Huon Military Cemetery, Le Treport, France.
Photograph of name or grave not yet obtained.
Private Simeon Kent is also commemorated on the following local memorials :-
St. Michael and all Angels Church War Memorial, Radford, Nottingham.
Nottingham Central Methodist Mission (Albert Hall) War Memorial, Nottingham