Layzell, Kenneth Bernard

Dates:
21 February 1890 to 6 November 1918

War Service:
Private KENNETH BERNARD LAYZELL of 33rd battalion London Regiment was killed by shellfire near Helchin in Belgium on 6 November 1918, aged 19. He had been at the front since 2 July 1918.

He is buried and remembered in Dottignies Communal cemetery in Belgium.

Location of Memorial:
He is remembered on the war memorials at St Mary’s church, Lewisham and Hither Green School.

Details:
He was born on 21 February 1890, the fourth son of Arthur and Ruth Layzell of 2, Harvard Rd. Lewisham. He was educated at Hither Green School and before enlisting on 13 March 1917 he was a munitions worker at the Royal Arsenal, Woolwich.

Source:
Service record
de Ruvigny's Roll of Honour (+ photo)

Contributed By: Andy Pepper

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