A Poppy
A Poppy

Memorials & Monuments
on the Isle of Wight
- Biography -
- E G Hayward -


Eric George Hayward, son of Hector and Annie Elisabeth Hayward; husband of Edith Annie Hayward, of Newport, Isle of Wight.

Sergeant (Observer) 564673 Eric George Hayward, Royal Air Force

CWGC record ...

Further information

Name appears on the following memorials :

Newport War Memorial

Date of Death :26th May 1940 aged 25
Where buried or commemorated :Ucimont Churchyard, Belgium
Aircraft :Fairey Battle Mk I
of 103 Sqn RAF
Crew :
Pilot:Flt/Lt Leydon
Observer:Sgt E G HaywardCWGC record ...
W. Op./Air Gnr.Sgt W F HubbardCWGC record ...

The aircraft was on a sortie to bomb a Chateau at Roumont in Luxemburg, when it crashed at Ucimont 5 km NNW of Bouillon. Flt/Lt Leydon was taken Prisoner of War. The other crewmen are the only 2 CWGC burials at the village of Ucimont in Belgium.

Information provided by John Bloodworth
Page updated 14 April 2009


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