John William Mayes1

M, #4449, b. Dec 1881, d. 29 Dec 1918
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FatherRobert Mayes2 b. between 31 Mar 1849 and 30 Mar 1851
MotherZillah Ruffalls2 b. between 31 Mar 1859 and 30 Mar 1861
     His birth was registered in the Dec 1881 quarter in the Hartismere registration district.3 John William Mayes was the son of Robert Mayes and Zillah Ruffalls.2 The marriage of John William Mayes and Eliza Bull was registered in the Dec 1906 quarter in the Hartismere registration district.4 John William Mayes died on 29 Dec 1918 in Hainault, Belgium; during WW1.1 He was buried in a Commonwealth War Grave in Tournai Communal Cemetery Allied Extension, Hainault, Belgium; Grave Reference: V.B.10.1

Children of John William Mayes and Eliza Bull

Census

DateHead of HouseholdHousehold
31 Mar 1901Robert MayesJohn William Mayes was listed as a member of the household of Robert Mayes in the 1901 census in 174 Water Lane, Thornham Magna, Suffolk, England. Other people in the household include Zillah Ruffalls, Lily Mayes, Arthur Mayes and Martha Mayes.2
2 Apr 1911John William MayesHe was listed as head of household in the 1911 census in Water Lane, Thornham, Suffolk, England. Other people in the household include Earnest William Mayes, Eliza Bull, Charles Edward Bull and John Robert Mayes.5

Military History

  • Between 1914 and 1918 John William Mayes was a Private, Serial Number |Suffolk Regiment.6
  • On 29 Dec 1918 John William Mayes was a Private, Serial Number 52351 and served in the Northamptonshire Regiment, 2nd Battalion.1
  • He was commemorated after 1920 on The War Memorial, Thornham Magna, Suffolk, England.6

Occupation

DateOccupation
31 Mar 1901Farm Labourer2
2 Apr 1911Farm Labourer5
Last Edited=30 Dec 2016

Citations

  1. [S19] Website Commonwealth War Graves Commission (http://www.cwgc.org) "http://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/478602/."
  2. [S3] Online image of the 1901 Census for England & Wales (1901 Census - England & Wales, http://www.ancestry.co.uk) "Class: RG13; Piece: 1765; Folio: 111; Page: 6."
  3. [S11] General Record Office Indexes to Births, 1837 - 2005 (General Register Office) "Dec 1881 Hartismere 4a 652."
  4. [S12] General Record Office Indexes to Marriages, 1837 - 2005 (General Register Office) "Dec 1906 Hartismere 4a 1815."
  5. [S2] Online image of the 1911 Census for England & Wales (1911 Census - England & Wales, http://www.ancestry.co.uk) "Class: RG14; Piece: 10724; Schedule Number: 5."
  6. [S241] Website Roll Of Honour - Suffolk County Council (http://apps.suffolk.gov.uk/roll_of_honour).
  7. [S11] General Record Office Indexes to Births, 1837 - 2005 (General Register Office) "Mar 1915 Hartismere 4a 1852."