Roll of Honour

Private James Henry Hayward

Linked to: Kirtlington

Service Number: 8156

Regiment: Machine Gun Corps. (70th)

Conflict: World War One

Date of Death: 1st October 1916

Age at Death: 24

Burial/Memorial Location: Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France

Son of John Richard & Elizabeth Hayward, of Kirtlington. Formerly with the Oxfordshire & Buckinghamshire Light Infantry (19098). Brother of Sydney.

"On Friday morning, Mr and Mrs R. Hayward received news that their second son – Pte. James Hayward – had been killed in action on Oct. 1st. Much sympathy is felt for the bereaved parents, who have three other sons serving in the Army. Pte. Hayward belonged to the gun section of the Oxon and Bucks Light Infantry, and was 24 years of age." Bicester Herald 27/10/1916