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Private Henry MAYNARD, G/17467, 11th Battalion,  Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment,  killed in action, Flanders France, 8th February 1917, age 33.

Born North Weald, Essex, son of William &  Jane Maynard, of North Weald, Ongar, Essex.

15th February 1908, St Peter & St Paul, Stondon Massey, Essex, William Maynard, age 23, father, William Maynard, married Jane Burns.

Children - William Henry Maynard, born 18th May 1908, Ongar, Essex; Henrietta Mary Maynard, born 24th September 1910, Ongar, Essex;


1911 Census -High Street, Ongar, Essex - Henry Maynard, head, age 25, married, general labourer, worker, born North Weald, Essex; Jane Maynard, wife, age 25, married 3 years, 2 children, both still alive, born Scarborough, Yorkshire; William Henry Maynard, son, age 2, born Ongar, Essex; Henrietta Mary Maynard, daughter, age 6 months, born Ongar, Essex; Horace Oddy, boarder, age 40, single, general labourer, worker, born Ongar, Essex.


Children - Arthur Robert Maynard, 2nd March 1913, Ongar, Essex; Charles Edward Maynard, 4th April 1915, Ongar, Essex.

Enlisted  Ongar, Essex, age 30 years & 120 days, height 5ft 2¾ inches, weight 115lbs.  Resided High Street, Ongar, Essex.

Separation Allowance of 27/6 a week & Allotment of Pay of 3/6 a week.

21st June 1915, enlisted Essex Regiment, Service No.19755; 1915 Colchester, course of cold shoeing; 30th June 1915, posted 12th Battalion, Essex Regiment; 1st September 1916, transferred to 25th Training Reserve Battalion, Service No.TR/9/6775; 21st September 1916, transferred to Royal West Kent Regiment; 22nd September 1916, embarked / disembarked; 4th October 1916, posted 11th Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment; 4th October 1916, joined Battalion, In the Field.

3rd September 1917, pension of 28/9 a week awarded to widow & four children.

1919 June Ongar Registration District, Jane Maynard married Samuel C Howard.

12th July 1920, Statement of Relatives - Widow - Jane Howard, High Street, Ongar, Essex; Children - William Henry Maynard, 14th August 1908, High Street, Ongar, Essex; Henrietta Mary Maynard, 24th September 1910; Arthur Robert Maynard, 2nd March 1913, High Street, Ongar, Essex; Charles Edward Maynard, 2nd April 1915, High Street, Ongar, Essex;  Father William Maynard, 3 Grenstead Road, Ongar; Mother, Jane Maynard, 3 Grenstead Road, Ongar; Brothers - Albert Maynard, don't know address or age; George Maynard, don't know address or age; Sisters - Sarah Maynard, age 36, don't know address; Alice Maynard, age 22, don't know address; Anne Maynard, age 20, don't know address; Jane? Wolfe?, age 38, Clancy? Road, Ongar, Essex.

Buried at Chester Farm Cemetery, II. G. 7A., Belgium.


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