Hyde War Memorial Trust

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

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Harold Wilde BANCROFT

Private 24424 and 241424 Harold Wilde BANCROFT
1st/5th Battalion, Cheshire Regiment

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

Home address:61 Syddall Street, Hyde, Cheshire
Born:1892, Hyde, Cheshire
Parents:Rachael Bancroft and John H. Bancroft
61 Syddall, Hyde, Cheshire
Marital status:Single
Occupation:Hat Finisher
Enlisted:Hyde, Cheshire
Remembered:Roclincourt Military Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France,
plot V, row B, grave 8.
Link to Hyde:Born in Hyde

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.

A Message of Remembrance, written for Werneth Low Cenotaph Unveiling, 25th June 1921:

In memory of our dear brothers, Harry and Harold Bancroft.
From sisters and brothers, and Nellie.
At Rest.