Aaron William Fox

Name

Aaron William Fox
9 June 1899

Conflict

First World War

Date of Death / Age

25/07/1918
19

Rank, Service Number & Service Details

Private
29669
Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment)
10th Bn.

Awards

British War and Victory medals

Cemetery/Memorial

ESQUELBECQ MILITARY CEMETERY
III. D. 8.
France

Headstone

>None

UK Memorials

The Church of St Mary the Virgin, Albury, Herts Bishop's Stortford Town Memorial Not on the Much Hadham memorials

Pre War

Aaron William Fox was born in Much Hadham, Herts on 9 June 1899 to Aaron and Mary Ann Fox and baptised on 6 August 1899 at Much Hadham. On the 1901 Census he was living with his family at the Pest House, Much Hadham and the family were still there on the 1911 Census when he was a schoolboy and his father was a horsekeeper.

Wartime Service

He enlisted in Bedford and served in the 10th Bn. Royal West Kent Regt, who returned to France from Italy in March 1918. He died of wounds during the German offensive in Flanders in 1918.

Additional Information

His mother received a war gratuity of £3 and pay owing of £4 19s 1d. She was also awarded a pension of 5 shillings a week from 4 February 1919. His parents later lived at Patmore Heath, Albury, near Little Hadham, Herts. On some records the service number is prefixed by the letter 'G'.

Acknowledgments

Brenda Palmer
Pat Bird, Jonty Wild, Malcolm Lennox, “Lest We Forget – Much Hadham 1914-18” by Richard Maddams (Much Hadham Forge Museum)