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Private Joseph Highgate
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Birth: unknown
Shoreham
Kent, England
Death: Jun. 6, 1916

Casualty of the Great War,Joseph served with the 1st Bn. The Buffs (East Kent Regiment).Service No:L/10412


UK, Soldiers Died in the Great War, 1914-1919

Name: Joseph Highgate
Birth Place: Shoreham, Kent
Residence: Catford, Kent
Death Date: 6 Jun 1916
Death Location: France & Flanders
Enlistment Location: Woolwich, Kent
Rank: Private
Regiment: Buffs (East Kent Regiment)
Battalion: 1st Battalion
Number: L/10412
Type of Casualty: Died of wounds
Theatre of War: Western European Theatre


His brothers also fell:
Private Thomas James Highgate

Lance Corporal Robert Highgate

His brother, Benjamin was invalided out in 1917, and Charles served with the East Surreys and later joined the regular army. John and Alfred appealed against their conscription, as married men.

The family's link with Shoreham ceased with their father's death in the Sevenoaks Workhouse in 1920.

They were sons of Alice Highgate of 103 Brookdale Rd., Catford, London.Their father, John passed away 1920,in the Sevenoaks, Union Work house, Sundridge Near Sevenoaks, Kent

He is commemorated, along with his two brothers who also fell, on the Sidcup War Memorial
 
 
Burial:
Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery
Poperinge
West Flanders (West-Vlaanderen), Belgium
Plot: VII. B. 23A.
 
Maintained by: CWGC/ABMC
Originally Created by: International Wargraves ...
Record added: Apr 13, 2005
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Private Joseph Highgate
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Private Joseph Highgate
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Private Joseph Highgate
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