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Private G Haseldine


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Private George HASELDINE, G/18347, 6th Battalion,  Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment,  killed in action, Flanders France, 1st December 1917.

Born Finedon, Northamptonshire, son of Dan & Sarah Haseldine.


1911 Census - Allen Road, Finedon, Wellingborough, Northamptonshire - Sarah Heseldine, head, age 63, widow, married 42 years, 13 children, 12 still alive, born Moulton, Northamptonshire; Frank Haseldine, son, age 37, single, shoe hand rivetter, worker, born Northampton, Northamptonshire; Ben Haseldine, son, age 28, single, shoe maker machinist, worker, born Northampton, Northamptonshire; Temperance Haseldine, daughter, age 25, single, shoe machinist, worker, born Northampton, Northamptonshire; George Haseldine, son, age 24, single, shoe hand rivetter, worker, born Northampton, Northamptonshire; Rose Haseldine, daughter, age 22, single,shoe machinist, worker, born Northampton, Northamptonshire; Ruth Haseldine, daughter, age 21, single, shoe hand rivetter, worker, born Finedon, Northamptonshire; Herbert Haseldine, son, age 18, shoe hand rivetter, worker, born Finedon, Northamptonshire.


Enlisted Finedon, Northamptonshire, age 29, height 5ft 6½ inches, weight 118lbs, second toe left hammer, mole on right breast, scar on left breast.  Resided Allen Road, Finedon, Northamptonshire. Formerly machine operator boot trade.

Next of Kin (sister) -  Mrs Elizabeth Line, ???? Tree Road, Finedon, Northamptonshire.

Home 2nd December 1915 to 5th September 1916, BEF 6th September 1916 to 10th August 1917; Home 11th August 1917 to 24th October 1917; BEF 25th October 1917 to 1st December 1917.

2nd December 1915, enlisted; 2nd December 1915, to Army Reserve; 19th April 1916, mobilized; 20th April 1916, posted  12th Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment, Service No.G/14574; 1st September 1916, transferred to 23rd Brigade Training; 1st September 1916, posted 99th Battalion, Training Reserve; 6th September 1916, posted BEF, 11th Battalion,  Royal West Kent Regiment & embarked; 18th September 1916, joined ?? Battalion; 7th October 1916, wounded at Duty, In the Field; 31st July 1917, wounded; 10th August 1917, Rouen, 11 Stationary Hospital, wounded, gun shot wound to England; 11th August 1917, posted Depot, Royal West Kent Regiment; 11th August 1917 to 8th September 1917, ???? Hall Hospital, Cheltenham, shrapnel wound, shoulder & back, slight; 17th September 1917, posted 3rd Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment; 25th October 1917, posted BEF; 28th October 1917, Etaples, 40 Infantry Base Depot; 3rd November 1917, joined Battalion, "A" Company In the Field.

22nd September 1919, Statement of Relatives, completed by brother, Ben Haseldine - Widow, none; Children, none, Father, none; Mother, none; Brothers - Dan Haseldine, age 43, Waterloo Yard, Welling?????; Ben Haseldine, age 34, Finedon, Northamptonshire; Sisters - Mrs H Coles, age 38?, Well Street, Finedon; Mrs S Beddington, age 36, Rock Road, Finedon; Mrs W Clipstone, age 34, Allen Road, Finedon; Mrs J? Coombs, age 33, Orchard Road, Finedon; Mrs F?York, age 32, Spencer Street, Binton, L????.

Commemorated at Cambrai Memorial, Panel 8., Louverval, France.


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