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Percy Haycraft

34 years old on entering
Royal Engineers Driver 414759
Died 12/11/1918

Percy was the brother of Stanley and Cecily.
At this stage in the research, little is know of him. It should be noted that he died one day after armistice day but probably in Canada.
He is burried in the Moose Jaw Cemetery in Canada about 400 miles west of Winnipeg.

Name: HAYCRAFT, PERCY L.
Initials: P L
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Driver
Regiment/Service: Royal Engineers
Age: 38
Date of Death: 12/11/1918
Service No: 414759
Additional information: Son of the late Samuel Willetts Haycraft and of Frances Georgiana Haycraft, of "Medmenham," Eaton Rd., Sutton, Surrey, England.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: L. 7. B. 12.
Cemetery: MOOSE JAW CEMETERY

Allan M Haycraft
32 years old on entering
Fighting at the Somme 
Died on Active Service 1st July 1916

First Cousin of Stanley M Haycraft. Father - Charles Frederich Haycraft the brother of Samuel Willetts Haycraft.
One letter dated 30th April 1916 from Stanley, indicates that he was looking forward to his cousin going out and being in the next division.
Allan lasted 2 months.

Name: HAYCRAFT
Initials: A M
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Royal Fusiliers
Unit Text: 6th Bn. attd. 2nd Bn.
Date of Death: 01/07/1916
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: B. 44.
Cemetery: HAWTHORN RIDGE CEMETERY No.2, AUCHONVILLERS