Frank Samuel Haylock

WWI Roll of Honour

by Lynette Wray

Frank Samuel Haylock

         

Military History:        

 

Regiment:                              
Labour Corps, formerly Hertfordshire Regiment

Rank:                                     
Private

Service Number:                    
639752, formerly 26918

Date of Enlisting:                            
16.8.1916

Date of death:                        
1963

 

Cemetery/ Memorial:            

UK Cemetery/Memorial:      
St Mary’s Church Ashwell Roll of Honour

 

Frank enlisted on 16th August 1916 with the Hertfordshire Regiment.

His medal award roll shows that he had transferred to the Labour Corps, probably in April 1917 when a number of Infantry Battalions were transferred to the Labour Corps.

Frank survived the War and returned to Ashwell. 

He is commemorated on the St Mary’s Church Ashwell Roll of Honour.

 

Family History:

 

Date of Birth:                
1877

Birth Place:                            
Ashwell, Hertfordshire

Residence:                    
Ashwell, Hertfordshire

Marriage:                     
1899

 

Frank was born in Ashwell in 1877, 7th son of Joseph and Emily (nee Austin) Haylock. He was a pupil at the Merchant Taylors School in Ashwell.

Before enlisting Frank was the postman for Ashwell and Odsey.

He married Ellen Jane Fisher in 1899 and they had two daughters, Winifred Florence born in 1899 and Ethel Mary born in 1903.

 

Commentary:

 

Name:

Frank Samuel Haylock

Birth Place:

Ashwell, Hertfordshire

Residence:

Ashwell, Hertfordshire

Death Date:

1963

Enlistment Place:

 

Rank:

Private

Regiment:

Labour Corps, formerly Hertfordshire Regiment

Battalion:

 

Regimental Number:    

63975, formerly 26918

Type of Casualty:

Survived

Theatre of War:

 

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