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