Private, [S/43144] 6th/7th Bn., Gordon Highlanders
|Born Wem, in 1890, the son of Isaac (born 1855, Bettisfield, Flintshire, Wales) & Laura Huxley (neé Levermore, born 1854, Chiswick, Middlesex).|
1891 Census: They are listed as living at 31, Noble St., Wem. Siblings are Harold (born 1882), Florence (born 1883), Leonard (born 1885), Frank (born 1887) and Dorothy (born 1889), all were born in Wem. Isaac Huxley’s occupation is Coal Merchant and Cycle Agent.
1901 Census: Silas’ brothers Arthur (born 1892) and Frederick (born 1898) are also listed.
1911 Census: Silas and his parents are living at 37, High St., Wem and Silas is listed as a Cycle Agent and his father as Coal Merchant.
In the 1881 Census, Isaac Huxley is living at 16, Aston Rd., Wem and described as a Coal Merchant, employing two men. The previous census lists him in Hulme, Manchester as a pupil teacher living with his brother, Moses Huxley, a grocer.
Silas Huxley in WWI: