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Private Alexander John William Tick

b 1887 Chatham, Kent  

d 13 September 1915 Mesopotamia


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The Queen’s Own (Royal West Kent) Regiment was an infantry regiment of the British Army from 1881 to 1961.

Alexander was a Private in the 2nd Battalion and in 1911 was in Roberts Barracks, Peshawar, India.

In August 1914 the 2nd Battalion was in Multan, India.  The 2nd Battalion was shipped from Multan, via Bombay to Mesopotamia, arriving in Basra in February 1915, as part of the Mesopotamia Expeditionary Force, where it was attached to the
12th Indian Brigade.

The Battalion remained in Mesopotamium for the duration of the war & sadly Alexander lost his life on 13th September 1915 & is buried in Basra War Cemetery.