Horace Howell Hayward

Royal Navy

Personal Details

Born: 27 March 1893 in Whitchurch, Shropshire.

Family: He was the second of three children born to John Hayward, a railway signalman, and his wife Elizabeth. He married Daisy Taylor in 1911 in Nantwich, Cheshire and together had four children, Horace Taylor, Dennis John, Gerald W and Nesta E D.

Residence: In 1901 he was living with his family in Alkington Road, Whitchurch; in 1911 he lived with his parents in law at 62 Welsh Row, Nantwich. His address at the time of his death was Marshall Terrace, Gilesgate Moor, Durham.

Employment: He was a smallholder in 1917; he was the northern manager of the British Tar Spraying Company at the time of his death.

Died: 5 November 1925 in Durham, aged 32, as a result of a motor accident, and was buried in Whitchurch cemetery on 14 November the same year.

Military Details

Regiment: Royal Navy (previously Royal Navy Volunteer Reserve)

Rank: Ordinary Seaman

Service Number: J66433 (previously Y16620)

Date of Enlistment: 8 February 1917

Date of Discharge: 28 February 1919

Reason for Discharge: Demobilisation

Medals and Awards

Not known


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