Haylock, Frank Samuel

Haylock, Frank Samuel

 

Military History:

 

Regiment:                               Labour Corps

Rank:                                      Private

Service Number:                    355069

Date of Enlisting:                   16.8.1916

Date of death:                        1963

Cemetery/ Memorial:            Not known

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

 

Frank enlisted on 16th August 1916 at the age of 39. Nothing is known of his military history but the Absent Voters list of 1918 shows him at the Labour Centre, Regimental Number 355069, Northern Command. I presume this to be the Command Depots for the rehabilitative training of soldiers too fit for convalescent camp, but not yet fit enough to be returned to unit. The Northern Command was in Ripon, Yorkshire.

Frank survived the War and returned to Ashwell.  He died in 1963.

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.

Frank died in 1963.

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

 

Commentary:

 

Name:Frank Samuel Haylock
Birth Place:Ashwell, Hertfordshire
Residence:Ashwell, Hertfordshire
Death Date:1963
Enlistment Place:Not known
Rank:Private
Regiment:Labour Corps
Battalion:Not known
Regimental Number:355609
Type of Casualty:Survived
Theatre of War:Not known

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