Wednesday, 6 October 2010
Hyde In Wartime (1914-16) Pages 34
Gunner J. Smith
Gunner Smith of George Street, Hyde , was in the Royal Garrison Artillery. He was killed in action through the bursting of a gun, 30th December, 1914.
Private F. Purseglove
In a letter he stated he had just been in the trenches 29 days. Previously he had been wounded, but recovered. He was in the 1St Cheshires.
Privates Silver & Souter
A pair of popular “pals.” Private Harold Souter was the well-known Hyde Seal goalkeeper.
Private J. Norman.
A gallent member of the “Forty Gang”.