1. Memorial:Sheerness (Isle-Of-Sheppey) CemeteryKK. 86.
2. Memorial:The (1940) Scroll - WW1 Roll of Honour11B GQS

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Family :

Husband of Jane Hatchett (nee Todd), of 4, Pier Cottages, Queenborough Pier, Queenborough. He married Jane at Sheerness on the 17th November 1900. They had five children together :

Service Life:


Unit / Ship / Est.: Royal Engineers 

Action : Natural Causes 

Natural causes is attributed those deaths due to causes that were not directly associated with the war. Included in this are wartime deaths resulting from, for example, theSpanish Influenza pandemic and its associated pneumonia problems and other attributions such as age and exhaustion. It also groups those who through Post Traumatic Stress committed suicide as a result of their experiences.

Enlisted at Winchester 30th May 1894, attesting for Short Service. Service No. 28216, Company Sergeant Major, Royal Engineers. Re-engaged in 1905 and had nearly completed his full service at the time of his death.

Detail :

Died of alcoholism at Sheerness, 12th August 1914 whilst serving with 38th Fort. Coy., Royal Engineers. Although this is in the war period, it is probably an unfortunate fact that his condition had been experienced for some time before the war.

Masonic :

TypeLodge Name and No.Province/District :
Mother : Zetland No. 515 E.C.Malta
Joined : United Service No. 3124 E.C. East Kent

12th December 1910
11th January 1911
18th February 1911

Joined United Service Lodge No. 3124, Kent on 13th June 1913.

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