Hyde War Memorial Trust

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Harold Wilde BANCROFT

Private 24424 and 241424 Harold Wilde 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:Roclincourt Military Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France,   V.B.8
Link with 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.

In memory of our dear brothers, Harry and Harold Bancroft.
From sisters and brothers, and Nellie.
At Rest.
Message of Remembrance, written for Werneth Low Cenotaph Unveiling June 25th 1921