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William Henry Hare

Born 1868 - St Mary, Truro

Married Florence Annie Trenerry 1893

Died 13 Aug 1915   Killed on active service whilst aboard the British Transport ship the Prince Edward (see below) 


                                                                   William Hare's ring
 The Royal Edward was sunk by an enemy submarine in the Aegean Sea on 13 August 1915.  A history of the ship can be found at http://www.royaledward.net

Richard Henry Polglase was another Cornish volunteer who died at sea.  Click on link to visit Kathryn Atkin's web site
             Announcement in local newspaper
William Hare's death is recorded on the War Memorial in the churchyard close to the church of St Enoder.  Richard Cole has created the St Enoder Parish First World War Project on Facebook, remembering all of the soldiers who lost their lives in WW1.
Photo taken at Aldershot

Left front - Fanny Hare (Overall)

Left middle - Harold Overall

Left back - James Hodkinson

Right front - Mary J Hare (Hodkinson)

Right rear - Henry Marshall Overall



Click on link for photos of William Hare's family




Rear of postcard sent by William to his sister, Mary Jayne 
William Hare worked at the Retew clay works before signing up for the Army Service Corps, 18th Labour Company.  Click on link above to view postcard sent by Florence Newcombe to her mother Mary Jane Hare. 
Helles Memorial
To view W H Hare's Casualty Record on the Commonwealth War Graves Commission web site, click on link