|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
Regiment: Buffs (East Kent Regiment)
Battalion: 1st Battalion
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
Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery
West Flanders (West-Vlaanderen), Belgium
Plot: VII. B. 23A.
Maintained by: geoffrey gillon
Originally Created by: International Wargraves ...
Record added: Apr 13, 2005
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