The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment

Private S J Haylor


Private Sydney John HAYLOR, G/5307, 8th Battalion,  Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, killed in action, Flanders France, death presumed on or since, 26th September 1915.

Born Groombridge, Sussex,

16th May 1914, Registry Office Tonbridge, married Ada Florence King, spinster.

Child - Alec Ronald Haylor, born 26th July 1914, Tunbridge Wells, Kent.

Enlisted  Tonbridge, Kent, age 25 years & 5 months, height 5ft 6½ inches, mole on right side of chest.  Resided  49 Woodside Road, Rusthall, Tunbridge Wells, Kent / Culverden Hill, Culverden Street, Tunbridge Wells, Kent . Formerly carter.

Home 4th January 1915 to 29th August 1915; BEF 30th August 1915 to 26th September 1915.

4th January 1915, enlisted & posted Depot, Royal West Kent Regiment; 12th January 1915, posted 8th Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment; 11th July 1915, Blackdown, overstaying his pass from 1.00pm 11th July to 5.00pm 14th July 1915, deprived 4 days pay, 12 days confined to Barracks, forfeits 4 days pay; 27th August 1915, Blackdown, deprived of 2 days pay & forfeits 2 days pay for overstaying his pass; 30th August 1915, posted BEF; 26th September 1915, posted wounded & missing.

10th July 1916, pension of 15/- a week awarded to widow & 1 child.

Commemorated at Loos Memorial,  Panel 95 to 97, France.

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