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Private A G Slaymaker


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Private Alfred George SLAYMAKER, G/10203, 11th  Battalion,  Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, killed in action, Flanders, France, 15th September 1916.

Born Croydon, Surrey, son of Alfred George & Sarah Slaymaker.

13th August 1910, Register Office, Lewisham, married Mabel Alice Langdown / Langdon, spinster.

Children - Harold Henry Slaymaker, born 19th November 1910, Lewisham; 


1911 Census - 277 Brownhill Road, Catford, SE - Alfred George Slaymaker, head, age 25, married, furniture salesman, worker, born Bournemouth, Hampshire; Mabel Alice Slaymaker, wife, age 25, married under 1 years, born Marylebone, London; Harold Henry Slaymaker, son, age 4 months, born Catford, London SE.


Children - Geoffrey Edward Slaymaker, born 7th September 1914, Lewisham.

Enlisted Lewisham, SE, age 31, height 5ft 8 inches, weight 144lbs.  Resided 87 Radford Road, Hither Green, Catford, SE. Formerly drapers salesman.

Home 11th October 1915 to 2nd May 1916; BEF 3rd May 1916 to 15th September 1916.

11th October 1915, enlisted & posted 11th Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment; 2nd May 1916, Southampton, embarked; 3rd May 1916, posted BEF; 3rd May 1916, Havre, disembarked.

9th April 1917, pension of 22/11 a week awarded to widow & two children.

17th August 1919, Statement of Relatives - Widow, Mabel Alice Slaymaker, George Hotel, Glastonbury, Somerset; Children, Harold Henry Slaymaker, 19th November 1910;  Geoffrey Edward Slaymaker, 7th September 1914; Father, deceased; Mother, Sarah Slaymaker; Brothers - #Robert (dec) William, Westbourne, Bournemouth; Sister - Isabella, Westbourne, Bournemouth;

Commemorated at Thiepval Memorial, Pier & Face 11C, Somme, France. Bournemouth Roll of Honour


Photograph by "Steve Ellis"

*Lance Corporal Robert Thomas Slaymaker, Royal Berkshire Regiment, Service No.27828, (transferred to Labour Corps, Service No.96776), died Military Hospital, Boscombe, Bournemouth, Hampshire, 7th July 1918.

Husband of Emily Belle Slaymaker, Dormy Hotel, Ferndown, Dorset. Child, Cynthie Mary Slaymaker.

Buried Bournemouth Wimborne Road Cemetery,WI.6.S. Bournemouth Roll of Honour


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