Ayers/Ayres, E J
ERNEST JONAS AYERS
Remembered with honour Soissons Memorial.
He enlisted in Camberwell, London, and was formerly Private 6251 Cambridgeshire Regiment. He was entitled to the Victory and British War medals, and was presumed killed in action. Unfortunately, Ernest’s Service Record appears to be one that did not survive the World War Two bombing.
Son of the late Cox and Eliza Martha (nee FLEMING) AYERS; husband of Emily L AYERS.
His parents married 31 March 1889 at All Saints, Newington, London. Cox died 1905 aged 44; Eliza died 1917 aged 52; both in the Southwark, London, district. Cox was buried 25 August in Nunhead Cemetery, London.
Ernest was born 1899 in Walworth, London; his marriage is proving elusive. He resided in Watford.
On the 1901 Census, aged 6 he lived in Newington, with his parents and three siblings. On the 1911 Census, a newspaper messenger aged 16, he lived in Walworth, with his widowed mother and two siblings.
- 1st S.W. Herts Scout Troop [in St Mary's Parish Church Watford] (4)
- Abbot's Langley Herts War Memorial (17)
- Aldbury Herts War Memorial (1)
- Aldenham Herts War Memorial (located in Letchmore Heath Herts) (8)
- All Saints Church Croxley Green Herts (12)
- All Saints Church Harrow Weald Middx (2)
- All Saints Church Hertford (1)
- All Saints Church King's Langley Herts (1)
- All Saints Church Leavesden Herts (31)
- All Saints Church Witham Essex (3)