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Private Victor Ayres

27910 8th Battalion East Yorkshire Regiment

Son of Mr Joseph & Mrs Mary Ann Ayres

Aged 20 years

Died 13th November 1916

Commemorated Queens Cemetery, Puisiuex, Pas de Calais
Grave E.6.

Born at Rushden, enlisted at Northampton. Brother of Agnew, William, Walter & Horace.
From the Burnt Records, Peter Inns & Kay Collins

Victor had 3 brothers and 2 sisters, and the family lived in Oswald Road. He enlisted on the 1st of November 1915 and joined the 4th Northamptonshire Regiment as no. 4890. He was 5' 7½" tall with 33¾" chest (with a 2" expansion) and was of fair physical development.

On 24th Spetember 1916 he was transferred to the 8th Battalion of the East Yorks Regiment and was killed in action 6 weeks later, having served for 1 year and 13 days.

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