Leonard Haylock

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WWI Roll of Honour

by Lynette Wray

Leonard Haylock

 

         

Military History:        

 

Regiment:                              
Royal Army Veterinary Corps

Rank:                                     
Corporal

Regimental Number:                    
SE/3694

Date of Enlisting:                            
13.1.1915

Date of death:                        
15.6.1978

Cemetery/ Memorial:            

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

 

Leonard enlisted on 13th March 1915. He served with the Royal Army Veterinary Corps, Regimental Number SE/3694 and saw active service on the Western Front, France and Flanders.  He survived the War.

Leonard died at Ashwell, Hertfordshire on 15 June 1978.  

He was awarded the 1914/15 Star, the British War Medal and the Victory Medal.

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

 

Family History:

 

Date of Birth:                18.3.1881

Birth Place:                   Ashwell, Hertfordshire

Residence:                    Ashwell, Hertfordshire

Marriage:                      12.5.1913

 

Leonard was the tenth son of Joseph and Emily (Nee Austin) Haylock, born in Ashwell on 18th March 1881. He was a pupil of the Merchant Taylors School in Ashwell and before enlisting he was a brewer’s labour in Ashwell.

He married Ethel Maude Chiverton on 12th May 1913 at Chale, Isle of Wight.  They returned to Ashwell where their daughter, Dorothy Nelly, was christened at Newnham on 26th April 1914.  

Leonard died at Ashwell, Hertfordshire on 15th June 1978.

Leonard’s brother Frank also served in the War and survived.

 

Commentary:

 

Name:

Leonard Haylock

Birth Place:

Ashwell, Hertfordshire

Residence:

Ashwell, Hertfordshire

Death Date:

6.1978

Enlistment Place:

Not known

Rank:

Corporal

Regiment:

Royal Army Veterinary Corps

Battalion:

Not known

Regimental Number:

SE/3694

Type of Casualty:

Survived

Theatre of War:

Western Europe, France and Flanders

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