The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment

Private E C Haylock


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Private Edward Cyril HAYLOCK, S/9177, 7th Battalion,  Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, killed in action, Flanders France, death presumed on or after, 25th June 1916.

1897, born Northfleet, Gravesend, Kent, son of Edward & Jane Haylock.


1911 Census - 152 Church Road, Swanscombe, Greenhithe, Kent - Edward Haylock, head, age 45, married, chalk quarryman, cement works, born Southgate, Middlesex; Jane Haylock, wife, age 39, married 18 years, 7 children, 6 still alive, born Hatfield, Hertfordshire; Ethel Haylock, daughter, age 16, single, general domestic servant, born Northfleet, Kent; Edward Haylock, son, age 14, van boy, mineral water, born Northfleet, Kent; Violet Haylock, daughter, age 11, school, born Northfleet, Kent; Vera Haylock, daughter, age 7, school, born Northfleet, Kent; Harold Haylock, son, age 5, school, born Northfleet, Kent; Yena Haylock, daughter, age 2, born Northfleet, Kent.


Enlisted  Gravesend, Kent, age 17 years & 228 days, height 5ft 5½ inches, weight 119lbs. Formerly smiths mate.

6th August 1914, enlisted; 10th August 1914, posted 3rd Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment; 23rd January 1916, posted BEF & 7th Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment.

1st July 1919, Statement of Relatives - Father, Edward Haylock, 152 Church Road, Swanscombe, Kent; Mother, Jane Haylock, 152 Church Road, Swanscombe, Kent; Sisters - Mrs Ethel Lines, age 24, 74 Milton Street, Swanscombe, Kent; Vera W Haylock, age 15?, 152 Church Road, Swanscombe, Kent.

Commemorated at Thiepval Memorial, Pier & Face 11C, France. Commemorated on Swanscombe War Memorial.


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