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Private G W Maynard


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Private George William MAYNARD, G/3133, 11th Battalion,  Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment,  killed in action, Flanders France, 24th July  1917, age 20.

Born East Ham, Essex, son of George and Carrie Maynard.


1911 Census - 39 Telham Road, East Ham, Essex - George Maynard, head, age 40, married, labourer, East Ham Corporation, worker, born Wokingham, Berkshire; Carrie Maynard, wife, age 34, married 15 years, 5 children, all still alive, born East Ham, Essex; George Maynard, son, age 13, school, born East Ham, Essex; Nellie Maynard, daughter, age 12, school, born East Ham, Essex; Lizzie Maynard, daughter, age 8, school, born East Ham, Essex; Walter Maynard, son, age 5, born East Ham, Essex; Albert Maynard, son, age 1, born East Ham, Essex.


Enlisted  Barking, Essex, age 20, height 5ft 7 inches, weight 122lbs, fresh complexion, brown eyes, black hair, scar right cheek bone. Formerly stableman.

Separation Allowance of 3/10 a week & Allotment of Pay of 3/6 a week, payable to Mother.

Home 10th September 1914 to 29th August 1915; BEF 30th August 1915 to 8th October 1915; Home 9th October 1915 to 31st December 1915; BEF 1st January 1916 to 6th February 1917; Home 7th February 1917 to 13th June 1917; BEF 14th June 1917 to 24th July 1917.

10th September 1914, enlisted & posted Depot, Royal West Kent Regiment; 12th September 1914, posted 8th Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment; 29th August 1915, posted BEF; 27th September 1915, wounded, gun shot wound, right thigh; 8th October 1915 to 15th October 1915, Reading War Hospital, gun shot wound, right buttock; 22nd November 1915, posted 9th Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment; 1st January 1916, posted BEF & 8th Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment; 1st September 1916, wounded, shell shock, at Duty; 6th February 1917, trench feet to Hospital Ship "Aberdonian", ex 8 Stationary Hospital Wimereux; 7th February 1917, posted Depot, Royal West Kent Regiment; 7th February 1917 to 23rd February 1917, Welsh? - Netley Hospital, Trench feet - 3rd February 1917, went into hopsital, pain, swollen, blue, no abrasions, wool bandage. 19th February 1917, not painful, wearing boots, walking around, recommend Military Convalescent Hospital; 23rd February 1917 to 28th April 1917, Eastbourne Convalescent Hospital, fit, sent on furlough; 7th May 1917, posted 3rd Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment; 14th June 1917, posted BEF & 6th Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment; 14th June 1917, embarked; 3rd July 1917, Etaples 40 Infantry Base Depot, posted 11th Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment; 6th July 1917, joined Battalion, In the Field.

28th July 1919, Statement of Relatives - Widow, none; Children, none; Father, George Maynard, 112, Talbot Street, East Ham, E6; Mother, Carrie Maynard, 112, Talbot Street, East Ham, E6; Brothers - Walter Maynard, age 13, 112, Talbot Street, East Ham, E6; Leonard Maynard, age 10, 112, Talbot Street, East Ham, E6; Sisters- Nellie Maynard, age 20, 112, Talbot Street, East Ham, E6; Lizzie Maynard, age 17, 112, Talbot Street, East Ham, E6; Doris Maynard, age 5, 112, Talbot Street, East Ham, E6.

Buried at Bus House Cemetery, E. 7., Belgium.


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