Harold Leslie Kent

Harold Leslie Kent WW1

Leslie with wife Jane and daughter Lily.

Photograph courtesy Lesley Walton.

Harold Leslie Kent was baptized September 27, 1891 in Aycliffe.

He was one of 8 children. His parents were Charles and Hannah Kent.

In the 1911 census they lived in the High Street, Aycliffe. Charles, was a butcher and his sons Leslie and Joseph were his assistants.

Harold married Jane Ann Wake in 1914. He had a daughter, Lily, born 1914, and a son, Harold Leslie, born 1918.

Leslie served as Pte 204390 in the 4th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers.