1918-2008: Ninety Years of Remembrance

Soldier Record

Rueben Whitehead

Contributed by: sandra foxton, on 2008-11-07

No portrait available
Rank
First Name Rueben
Surname Whitehead
Year of Birth 1892
Year of Death 1914
Regiment Coldstream Guards
Place of Wartime Residence Crockenhill, Kent

Rueben's Story

Reuben Whitehead died age 22 on the 16 October 1914. He was my Great Uncle. He lived at Lashes Cottages, Crockenhill, Kent. He is remembered with honour and is buried at Les Gonards Cemetery, Versailles.

I haven't any photos of him all I know is that he was one of four brothers. I have found details of one of his brothers who died also in the Great War in 3 May 1917 at Arras (Corporal Thomas Whitehead of the Queen's Royal West Surrey Regiment). Their mother was Mrs Etty Whitehead, my great grandmother.

Other memories

No additional memories have been submitted

BBC navigation

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.