HAGUE, Vincent, 13089, Private.
2nd Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment.
He was born in Walsall, Staffs in 1894.
He enlisted at Wolverhampton and arrived in France on the 15th March 1915.
He was killed in action on the 18th May 1915.
He has no known grave and is listed on Le Touret Memorial, France.
The Le Touret Memorial commemorates over 13,400 British soldiers who were killed in this sector of the Western Front from the beginning of October 1914 to the eve of the Battle of Loos in late September 1915 and who have no known grave.
Vincent was entitled to the 1914-15 Star, War Medal and Victory Medal.
His death took place in 1915 but due to an error on someone’s part he is listed on the 1916 plaque.
In the 1901 census the mother is listed as Eliza Hague but all of the children are surnamed Eveligh.
At the time of the 1911 census he was living at his step-father’s house at 12, Mill St, Darlaston.
James Simkin. H (36)
Eliza Simkin. W (40)
Vincent Hague. S (17) Ironworker, nut & bolt works.
Shadrack Hague. S (15)