The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment

Private B E P Hayward


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Private Benjamin Edwin Percy HAYWARD, G/24611, 6th Battalion,  Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment,  killed in action, Flanders France, 20th February 1917, age 19.  

Born Winstone, Gloucestershire, son of William and Charlotte Ada Hayward, of Winstone, Cirencester, Gloucestershire.


1911 Census - Winstone, Cirencester, Gloucestershire - William J Hayward, age 46, married, stonemason, worker, born Winstone, Gloucestershire; C. Ada Hayward, wife, age 47, married 24 years, 11 children, 8 still alive, born Dunsborne Abbott, Gloucestershire; Carl Hayward, son, age 24, single, stonemason, worker, born Winstone, Gloucestershire; Victor Hayward, son, age 22, single, stonemason, worker, born Winstone, Gloucestershire; Mildred Hayward, daughter, age 15, single, born Winstone, Gloucestershire; Ben Hayward, son, age 14, on farm, worker, born Winstone, Gloucestershire; Abigail Hayward, daughter, age 11, school, born Winstone, Gloucestershire; Edward Hayward, son, age 7, school, born Winstone, Gloucestershire; Gladys Hayward, daughter, age 5, school, born Winstone, Gloucestershire.


Enlisted Cirencester, Gloucestershire.

Buried at Regina Trench Cemetery, VII. C. 30., Grandcourt, France.

NOTE: Soldiers Died in the Great War show Battalion as 6th; CWGC web site show Battalion as 7th.


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