Hyde War Memorial Trust

Roll of Honour of the 710 men of Hyde who fell in WW1

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Harold W BANCROFT

Private 24424 and 241424 Harold W BANCROFT of 1st/5th Bn., Cheshire Regiment

Killed in action Thursday 28th March 1918, France , age 26

Of:61 Syddall Street, Hyde, Cheshire
Born:1892, Hyde, Cheshire
Parents:Rachael Bancroft and John H. Bancroft of 61 Syddall, Hyde, Cheshire
Marital status:Single
Occupation:Hat Finisher
He enlisted in:Hyde, Cheshire
Remembered on:Grave/Panel V.B.8 of the memorial in Roclincourt Military Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France
Link with Hyde:Born in Hyde

Notes:Brother to Private 413578 Harry Bancroft.

Commonwealth War Grave Information: At first he was to be buried as an unknown soldier. Records show he was identified just before burial took place.