William Victor HAYES
Rank: Private
Service Number:44131.
Regiment: 14th Royal Welsh Fusiliers
Killed In Action Friday 21st June 1918
Age 21
From Chester.
County MemorialUnknown

William Victor's Story.

   William was born in Chester in 1898. He lived with his father Absalom, a publican, and his mother Mary at 136 Northgate Street, Chester. He had 2 brothers, Frederick & Arthur, and a sister, Florence. By 1911 they were living at Crown Vaults public house, Buckley, Flintshire. 

   William enlisted in Buckley. He was killed in action on the 21st June 1918 at Aveluy Wood. He is buried at Hamel Military Cemetery, Beaumont Hamel, Dept De La Somme, France. II E29.

Researcher: Darryl Porrino (Facebook: Northwalespal).