Royal Army Veterinary Corps
Date of Enlisting:
Date of death:
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.
Date of Birth: 18.3.1881
Birth Place: Ashwell, Hertfordshire
Residence: Ashwell, Hertfordshire
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 labourer 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.
|Birth Place:||Ashwell, Hertfordshire|
|Enlistment Place:||Not known|
|Regiment:||Royal Army Veterinary Corps|
|Type of Casualty:||Survived|
|Theatre of War:||Western Europe, France and Flanders|