The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment

Private G Hayden


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Private George HAYDEN, G/9094, 11th (Lewisham) Battalion,  Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment,  killed in action,  Flanders France, 15th September 1916.

1862, born Peckham, SE.

23rd June 1894, Camberwell Register Office, married Ellen Rudd.

1911 Census - 20 Howden Street, Peckham, Londion, SE. - George Hayden, head, age 48, married, house decorator, own account, born Peckham, Surrey; Rose Ellen Hayden, wife, age 42, married 17 years, 5 children, all still alive, born Peckham, Surrey; *George William Hayden, son, age 16, single, corn chandlers assistant, worker, born Peckham, Surrey; Ernest Thomas Hayden, son, age 15, single, errand boy, worker, born Peckham, Surrey; Rose Hayden, daughter, age 13, born Peckham, Surrey; Florence Hayden, daughter, age 11, born Peckham, Surrey; Alfred Hayden, son, age 8, born Peckham, Surrey; Elizabeth Hayden, sister, age 50, single, charwoman, worker, born Peckham, Surrey; Hilda Rudd, niece, age 13, born Tooting, Surrey.

*27th September 1918, St Johns, East Dulwich, married, Maude Smith, age 24, spinster, clerk, 9 Keston Road, father George Graham Smith, salesman.

Enlisted Camberwell,  SE, age 39 years & 60 days, height 5ft 6 inches, weight 140lbs, fresh complexion, blue eyes, brown hair, defective teeth. Resided 8 Howden Street, Peckham, Londion, SE. Formerly jobbing builder.

Children at time of enlistment - Florence Fanny Hayden, born 9th October 1899, Camberwell; Alfred Herbert Hayden, born 19th December 1902, Camberwell; Cyril Samuel Terence Hayden, born 15th March 1914, Camberwell.

Separation Allowance of 23/- a week & Allotment of Pay of 3/6 a week, paid to wife, Rose Ellen Hayden, 8 Howden Street, Peckham, London, SE. / 22 Howden Street, Peckham, London, SE.

16th July 1915, enlisted & posted 11th Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment; 15th September 1916, posted missing.

14th May 1917, pension of 24/2 a week awarded to widow & two children.

Buried at Guards Cemetery, III. I. 3.Lesboeufs, France.

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