Sunday, 25 April 2010

Kelvedon Hatch: Remembering ... Walter Malyon

Information compiled by the Blackmore War Memorial Research Project Group: Bruno Giordan, Diana Abel, Andrew Smith

Walter Malyon

Essex Regiment
3rd Battalion
Age: 42
Date of Death: 02/04/1916
Service No: 312367
Cemetery: Brockley Cemetery [Lewisham]
Memorial Reference: Screen Wall A 1855
A Screen Wall Memorial bears the names of those whose graves are not marked by headstones.

Additional information: Son of Mr and Mrs W Malyon of Brentwood, Essex; husband of W Malyon, of 8 Spring Street, Tanners Hill, Deptford, London. Served in the South African Campaign.
Walter Malyon
Essex Regiment
3rd Battalion
Born: Kelvedon Common, Brentwood
Enlisted: Woolwich, Kent
Residence: Deptford, Kent
Rank: Private
Number: 3/2367
Date Died: 02/04/1916

Statutory register

Parish register
Baptism Register for Kelvedon Hatch available at ERO until 1876. This birth is 1874 but no record [ERO D/P 296/1/6].

1881: no Malyon in Blackmore
The 1891 census has a Walter Malyon living in South Weald with his parents. He's 19, a soldier (Private 44th Essex Regiment) born Kelvedon Hatch.
Source Citation: Class: RG12; Piece: 1382; Folio 88; Page 8;

Number 34, aged 7, on the 1881 census in Kelvedon Hatch. Stondon Road is what is now known as School Road, KH.
Source Citation: Class: RG11; Piece: 1741; Folio: 19; Page: 6;
[Courtesy: Keldon, History House]
1901: only George Malyon, shoe maker age 81, wid., born High Ongar. [He appears in Kellys 1882 and 1898, but not in 1878 or 1908.]

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