R. C. Hayes
Service no. G/14909
Lance Corporal, Middlesex Regiment, 20th Battalion
Killed in action age 24 on 30 July 1916
CWGC: “Son of Robert Charles and Emily Kate Hayes, of 33, Hargwyne St., Stockwell, London.”
Remembered at Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France
Information from the 1911 census
In 1911 the Hayes family lived at 33 Hargwyne Street, Stockwell, where they occupied 3 rooms. Robert Charles Hayes (Senior), 41, was a timekeeper for the London County Council sewerage department. He was from Portsmouth, Hampshire. Emily Kate Hayes, 39, was from Wandsworth. The couple had 2 surviving children (of 3). Eighteen-year-old Robert Charles Hayes was a clerk for a type foundry. He was born in South Lambeth. His brother William Alfred, 17, was a clerk for a motor sport company and was born in Kennington.