WW1 - Surnames starting with the letter T. 

Kenneth Burgess Tetlow

Rank:2nd LieutNumber:X 7314
Ship/Rgn/Sqn No:07th Bn*
Name of Rgt or Ship:Worcestershire Rgt
How Died:Killed in Action
Country of burial:France
Cemetery or Memorial:Pozieres Memorial, Ovillers-la-Boiselle, Somme
Town Memorial:Hale
Extra Information:
Born at Albert Square, Bowdon on the 16th December 1896, the birth being
registered during the March quarter 1897 in the Altrincham R.D. - ref:
8a/174, the son of Henry & Florence Tetlow (nee Burgess).

1901 Census - East Downs Road, Bowdon.   Son - aged: 4 - born: Bowdon. 
Head of household - Married - aged: 33 - occ: Reed Heald & Wire
Manufacturer - born:Manchester.  Also - Florence Tetlow - Wife - aged: 33 -
born: Alsager, Cheshire.   Plus 1 elder brother, 1 maternal aunt and 2
domestic servants.

1911 Census - Rossall School, Fleetwod, Lancashire.   Student - aged: 14 -
born: Bowdon.   His parents and family were then residing at 6 Laurel
Mount, East Downs Road, Bowdon.

Brothers - Henry Tetlow (b. 1895) - George Tetlow (b. 1905 - Nancy Tetlow
(b. 1907).

WO374/67691 - Enlisted at 10 Stone Buildings, Lincoln's Inn, London on the
8th November 1915.  On the 26th May 1916, he applied for a Commission.  He
stated that he had served in No.2 Company, Inns of Court O.T.C.,
Berkhampstead, Hertfordshire.   His personal referee was William Topham
Moss J.P., a County Councillor, 11 The Crescent, Ripon, Yorkshire who
stated that he had known Kenneth for 10 years.   Accepted for a Commission
in the 7th Reserve Battalion, Worcestershire Rgt, Windmill Hill Station,
Andover.  At his medical held on the 31st May 1916, he was 5 feet 7 1/2
inches, weighed 9 stone 4 lb, his chest measurements were 32 1/2 to 34 1/2
inches.  H stated that he had suffered from Pneumonia in 1916.   He served
At Home from the 8th November 1915 to the 22nd November 1916.    Promoted
to the rank of 2nd Lieutenant (on probation) on the 23rd November 1916.   
He returned to England from Boulogne to Folkestone on the 27th January 1918
having been given leave until the 10th February 1918.   On the 14th
February 1918 he wrote to the ???? Office stating that he was now fit to
return to duty with the Expeditionary Force - presumably sick on the 10th

attd 08th Bn [2] though the SDGW states that he was with the 7th Bn.

Listed simply as Kenneth Tetlow on the Altrincham Roll of Honour.  K.B.
Tetlow on the Rossall School Memorial.

Memorials found on:
Altrincham & District Roll of Honour
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