Born 2nd March 1887, Radcliffe on Trent
Baptised 31st March 1887 at the Wesleyan Methodist Church, Radcliffe on Trent
Married 29 January 1935 to Constance Wilhelmina Van Den Brandeler at Southwell
Died 29th August 1953 in the Netherlands
Living on Main Road, Radcliffe on Trent with father Thomas, a maltster, mother Ellen Boam and sister Charlotte. They had a cook and housemaid.
Boarding school in Stonehouse, Gloucestershire, Haywardsfield Hall (part of Wycliffe College).
1910 – a William B. Haynes owned house and land at Lamcote Fields, Radcliffe on Trent (Land Registry)
Living at the Grange, Radcliffe, with father, now a widower, (Ellen died 1908), two sisters, Emma and Charlotte, and step sister, C L Lester, born in New Zealand. Occupation is farmer and maltster.
Rank: 2nd Lieutenant from 16.2.1915 (Gazette 29073 page 1681), previously Sergeant
Military Unit: West Riding Divisional Ammunition Column, Royal Field Artillery, West Riding Division. Previously South Nottinghamshire Hussars
Theatre of War: France and Flanders, date of entry 16.4.1915
Height 5ft 7ins, weight 140 lbs
21.1.15 Applied for commission. James Haslam, J.P. of Radcliffe on Trent certified that he was of good moral character.
He served in France and Flanders from April 1915
Mentioned in despatches
Gazette date: 31.12.1915, Gazette Page: 50, Duty location: France
Article from Nottingham Evening Post below
Haynes wrote to the Secretary at the War Office on July 4th 1921 resigning his commission. He retained the rank of Lieutenant (London Gazette, 2nd August 1921).
Medals Awarded: 1914-1915 Star, British War and Victory with two emblems, MID
Related to the other William Brewster Haynes in the Radcliffe on Trent Roll of Honour. The two men’s grandmothers were sisters and grandfathers were brothers.
His sisters Emma and Charlotte both volunteered with the British Red Cross and served as members of the 94th Voluntary Aid Detachment.
In 1923 he sailed with his sister on the SS Homeric to New York. He and his sister were then bound for New Zealand aboard the Niagara. Their sister Charlotte Hands was given as next of kin. Addresses on probate Park House, Sibton,Saxmundham which is where his sister Emma lived and Wassaanar, Holland.
From the 1922 Electoral Register
Address: The Grange, Radcliffe on Trent
Household: sister Emma
From the 1939 Register
Address: Old Mill House, Blyth, Suffolk
Occupation: retired farmer
Household: wife Constance born 3.9.1896
Reasons for inclusion on Radcliffe on Trent Roll of Honour
Born and lived in Radcliffe on Trent.