Westley Mews - Road Names
In addition to Westley Green off Dry Street, Redrow’s new development Westley Mews in the location of the Old Basildon College have named their first three road names of the districts world conflict Hero’s : –
Lieutenant Arnold Edward Ansell-Laindon Flying Ace – He survived the First World War, with five kills which entitled Arnold to achieve the status of ACE.
Harold Robert Clayton – Captain, 1st Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers – He was killed at Gallipoli on 4th June 1915. His brother Guy Clayton was Rector of St Mary’s Church Langdon Hills.
Leslie Ernest Ewing – Flight Sergeant, 207 Squadron. He was killed
over Germany on 6th November 1944 and is buried at Reichswald Forest Cemetery.