Born: 1896, Littlehampton, Sussex.

Died: 14th June 1917; age 19; KiA.

Residence: 17, St. Matthew’s Street, Ipswich.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.


Rank: Private; Service Number: G/14837

Regiment: Queen’s (Royal West Surrey) Regiment, 8th Battalion.

Formerly G/15226, Royal West Kent Regiment.


Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.


Memorial Reference:

Panel 11 – 13 & 14.

Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial,




Relatives Notified & Address: Only son of Robert George & Beatrice Mary Abbot Hasketh, of 17a, St. Matthew’s Street, Ipswich.


The last in the male line of the ancient Abbot family in Devonshire.




1901   174, Albert Road, Portsmouth, Hampshire.


Leslie was 4 years old and living with his parents & his widowed, maternal grandmother.

Robert George Hasketh, 28, a Butcher’s Assistant, born Eastney, Hampshire.

Beatrice Mary Hasketh (nee Abbot), 26, born Portsmouth, Hampshire.

Frances A. Abbot, 56, Living on own Means, born Greenwich, Kent.


1911   39, Bridge Road, Itchen, Southampton, Hampshire.


Leslie was 13 years old and living with his parents & sister.

Robert, 35, a Butcher’s Manager.

Beatrice, 33.

Beatrice Maude Hasketh, 8, born Portsmouth.


Soldiers’ Effects to Robert G. Hasketh – father.



Queen’s (Royal West Surrey) Regiment, 8th Battalion:

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