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  • Commonwealth war grave headstone marking his grave at Bedford House Cemetery , Belgium. Courtesy of Murray Biddle
Person Details
04 Apr 1896
Sutton in Ashfield Nottinghamshire
Leonard Hayes was born in 1896 the son of John a hosiery factory worker and Mary Hayes née Wilson and the brother of John James, Florence, Bertha and Ruth Hayes. John was born in 1863, Mary Wilson was born in 1861 bother were born in Sutton In Ashfield, married on 31st October 1883 at Mansfield register office they had 6 children, sadly 1 died in infancy or early childhood. In 1911 the family lived at 4 St Michael Street Sutton in Ashfield Nottinghamshire.
He was a colliery banksman.
25 Sep 1915
19
483716 - CWGC Website
2383
Private
1/8th Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
Private Leonard Hayes enlisted on 9th September 1914 at Sutton-In-Ashfield. He went to France 2nd March 1915 and died, 25th September 1915, aged 19, from a compound fracture of the skull, received in action. He is buried at Bedford House Cemetery, Belgium. Enclosure No.3 Row C. Grave 2.
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  • Commonwealth war grave headstone marking his grave at Bedford House Cemetery , Belgium. Courtesy of Murray Biddle
    Leonard Hayes - Commonwealth war grave headstone marking his grave at Bedford House Cemetery , Belgium. Courtesy of Murray Biddle