THE  DOVER WAR MEMORIAL  PROJECT

 

war memorial at dusk, photographed by Michelle Cooper


Service Record Notes

HAYWARD, WILLIAM

Age 18 years.
Born Abt. 1889.
Birth Parish, Dover, Kent.
Regt. The Buffs.
Regt. No. 8436.
 
Short Service - All Arms.
Attestation of
8436 - William Hayward - The Buffs.
Dover, Kent.
Trade. Cycle Repairer.
 
Tattoo (Cross) on left elbow.
 
Considered fit January 30th 1907. Dover Castle.
Enlisted at Dover 31st January 1907 - The Buffs. 8436.
Joined at Canterbury 3rd February 1907.
 
The Buffs - attested - Pte. - 31/1/07.
Posted 4/5/07.

In Singapore between Dec 11 and May 12 he was confined to barraks or fined for a number of offences, including breaking out of barracks, throwing his equipment on the floor, and making an improper reply.
 
Casualty Form.
Admitted - Frost Bite - 11/2/15.
Transferred to a 7am train.
7. Transferred - effects of cold - 12/2/15
Convalescent rest - 15/2/15.
To duty - ??  ????/15
Home - 16/11/14 to 6/1/15.
BEF - 17/1/15 to 3/5/15.
 
Missing - 3/5/15.
Died - Pte. 3/5/15 or since.
 
Next of kin - Mother - Mrs M. Hayward, Kings Cottages, 8 Primrose Road, Union Road, Dover. Ex-drummer C E Hayward applied in 1920 on his mother's behalf for the medals to which William was entitled.
 
Hayward William.
Canterbury - 31/1/07.
Dover - 4/5/07.
London - 16/9/08.
Hong Kong - 27/10/08.
Hardinge? 5/12/10.
Singapore - 10/12/12 to 24/1/13.
RMS Northbank? - 25/1/13 to 30/1/13.
India - 31/1/13 to 15/4/14.
SS Ultonia - 16/11/14.  

 


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