HARRY PERCY HAYNES 1879–1950
Haynes brothers in uniform. Photograph from family collection.
Born 1879 Nottingham
Married in 5th August 1905 to Florence Louisa Dexter at St Laurence’s Church, Long Eaton
Died 13th September 1950, Surrey. Address 7 Lacey Drive, Old Coulsdon
Living at 5 Lenton Street, Nottingham with parents and brother Samuel, 7 months
Living at 51 Dane Street, St Anne’s, Nottingham with father Henry, ironmongers assistant, born Radcliffe 1854, and mother Zillah née Clarke, born Radcliffe on Trent 1859, brothers Samuel and William Brewster, who also served in the military, and George who served with the Canadian Expeditionary Force. See below.
All four brothers were living with father Henry, a clerk, and mother Zillah at Cooper Street, St Ann’s,Nottingham. Harry Percy age 22, was a clerk, Samuel 20 a cabinet maker, William 16 a messenger and George 14 an office boy.
Living at Chilwell with wife and children Florence and Charles. Has own company manufacturing cardboard boxes for the lace trade.
Rank: Acting Sergeant (Acting RSM acc. to Service Medal and Award rolls)
Service Number: 222201
Military Unit: Royal Field Artillery
Theatre of War: Unconfirmed but likely to have been France and Flanders
Medals Awarded: British War and Victory
Military Personnel Address on 1918 Electoral Register
The Harlequin, Radcliffe on Trent
His brother George emigrated to Canada with his family in 1913. He fought in the war with the 2nd Battalion of the Canadian Expeditionary Force with the rank of Lance Sergeant; he was injured at Vimy Ridge on 12th March 1917. A third of his leg was amputated in France, however when he was invalided back to Canada the remaining section of his leg up to the thigh was removed and he was provided with an artificial limb and a 75% disability pension.
From the 1939 Register
Address: Kingswood Cottage, Croyden and Purley
Occupation: master printer
Air Raid Warden
Household: wife Florence born 20.8.1878
Reasons for inclusion on Radcliffe on Trent Roll of Honour
Parents were born in Radcliffe on Trent