The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment

Private P Haynes


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Private Percy HAYNES, G/3208, "A" Company,  8th Battalion,  Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, killed in action, Flanders France, 12th January 1916, age 25.

Born Otford, Sevenoaks, Kent, son of John & Emmer Haynes, of 5, Newington Vestry, Otford Road, Sevenoaks, Kent.


1911 Census - Southwark Cottage, Otford Road, Sevenoaks, Kent - John Haynes, head, age 57, married, Southwark Vestry, worker, born Braintree, Essex; Emmer Haynes, wife, age 57, married 35 years, 8 children, 7 still alive, born Sevenoaks, Kent; Walter Haynes, son, age 34, married, agricultural labourer, worker,  born Sevenoaks, Kent; Percy Haynes, son, age 20, single, agricultural labourer, with ???? plough, worker, born Sevenoaks, Kent; Tom Haynes, son, age 18, single, general labourer, brewery, worker, born Otford, Kent; Ernest Haynes, son, age 14, agricultural labourer, born Otford, Kent.


Enlisted  Tonbridge, Kent.

22nd September 1915, posted BEF.

Commemorated at Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial,  Panel 45 and 47., Belgium.

NOTE; Regimental History & Soldiers Died in the Great War show rank as Private; CWGC web site show it Lance Corporal.


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