Karel Louis Joseph Steylemans

First NameKarel
Middle NameLouis Joseph
Last NameSteylemans
Date of birth3 February 1893
ProfessionPrivate in 1st Grenadiers, Belgian Army.
NotesSteylemans was at Hylands House from 4 Nov 1914 for shrapnel wounds to the house. The House was converted into a military hospital by owner Sir Daniel Gooch during the first few months of the war. Steylemans was transferred to the House of Prayer, Pleshey after 8 weeks at Hylands. Returned to Hylands on 10th Feb 1915. Died from illness related to wounds in April 2015, funeral took place on Tuesday 13 April 1915 at Chelmsford Roman Catholic Church of Our Lady Immaculate in New London Road. His headstone can be seen in the cemetery in Writtle Road. Information courtesy of Linda Knock
Belgian Addresses
UK Addresses

Okegem, Ninove, Oost-Vlaanderen, Belgium

Hylands House, London Road, Writtle, Chelmsford, UK

Pleshey, Chelmsford, UK