The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment

Lance Corporal E J Hayes


Lance Corporal Ernest James HAYES, G/23229,  6th Battalion,  Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment,  killed in action, Flanders France, 15th July 1917, age 23.

Born Chatham, Kent, son of Sidney and Elizabeth Hayes, of 62, Pagitt Street, Chatham, Kent.

1911 Census - 82, Pagitt Street, Chatham, Kent - Sidney Hayes, head, age 46, married, tailor, employer, born Chard, Somerset; Elizabeth Hayes, wife, age 43, married 21 years, 8 children, 7 still alive, born Clerkenwell, London; May Hayes, daughter, age 19, single, tailoress, tailor, worker, born Highbury, London; Ernest Hayes, son, age 17, single, railway clerk, South Eastern & Chatham Railway, worker, born Chatham, Kent; Miriam Hayes, daughter, age 15, single, milliners apprentice, worker, born Chatham, Kent; Hilda Hayes, daughter, age 11, school, born Chatham, Kent; Cecil Hayes, son, age 8, school, born Chatham, Kent; Howard Hayes, son, age 4, born Chatham, Kent.

Enlisted Chatham, Kent.    

Commemorated at Vis-en-Artois British Cemetery, V. C. 6., Harcourt, France.

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