Monta Spreckley Whittle

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Private Monta Spreckley Whittle
Life dates
01 Jan 1898 - 29 Jan 1982

Monta married Nancy Coligan 10 Oct 1928.

Unit or location Role Posted from until
Lynsted Patrol Patrol member 10 Jan 1943 03 Dec 1944
National ID
DJVD 113/1

Hardware salesman

(1939) Woodthorpe, 138 London Road, Teynham, Picton Hall, Tickham Lane, Lynsted, Kent
Other information

A WW1 veteran he served as Driver 209459 in 97 Field Company Royal Engineers serving in Salonika, Russia where he suffered from many bouts of Malaria. He is recorded as being 5 foot 3 inches tall. A newspaper article reporting his release from hospital states "Mr Whittle has seen 3 years service in the Army and had a very trying experience and also some very narrow escapes during a long period of service in Solonika". 

In later life he and his wife enjoyed amateur dramatics.


TNA ref WO199/3390 & 1 & WO364
1939 Register
Faversham News 25 Oct 1919