|Son of Mr Joseph & Mrs Mary Ann Ayres
Aged 20 years
Died 13th November 1916
Commemorated Queens Cemetery, Puisiuex, Pas de Calais
|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.