John Hayward Hunt
John Hayward Hunt

John Hayward Hunt (1881–1915) died in the war in German Southwest Africa (now Namibia) on 26 March 1915, aged 34. Nothing is known of the circumstances of his death, which is commemorated in a family grave along with his brother William James Ephraim Hunt.

John was born in 1881 in Cambridge. He was the fourth of the six children of Thomas Bidwell Hunt and Alice Hunt (née Hayward) and the elder brother of William James Ephraim Hunt. John died on 26 March 1915 in West Africa aged 34 years old. Nothing is known of the circumstances of his death.

Hunt grave
Hunt grave

Lat Lon : 52.203168, 0.13733715 – click here for location

Parish: St Edward

See family grave page for more information

 

 

 

 

 

Sources:
www.forces-war-records.co.uk
www.ancestry.co.uk
Census returns for England: 1841, 1851, 1861, 1871, 1881, 1891, 1901, 1911
England & Wales, FreeBMD Birth Index, 1837–1915
England & Wales, FreeBMD Marriage Index, 1837–1915
London, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754–1921
England & Wales, FreeBMD Death Index, 1837–1915
England & Wales, Death Index, 1916–2007
England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858–1966
UK, Soldiers Died in the Great War, 1914–1919

By Emma Easterbrook and Ian Bent

John Hayward Hunt