Roll of Honour of the 710 men of Hyde who fell in WW1
Private 15549 Thomas BARDSLEY of 2nd Bn., Royal Scots Fusiliers
Killed in action Monday 17th May 1915, France & Flanders, age 23
|Home address:||6 Hoviley, Hyde, Cheshire|
|Born:||1892, Godley, Cheshire|
|Parents:||Mary Jane Bardsley and Fred Bardsley of 6 Hoviley, Hyde, Cheshire|
|He enlisted in:||Hyde, Cheshire|
|Remembered:||Le Touret Memorial, Pas de Calais, France, Panel 12 and 13|
|Link to Hyde:||Born in Hyde|
From the North Cheshire Herald, 12th June 1915, page 8, column 4:
The official letter read:
It is my painful duty to inform you that a report has this day been received from the War Office, notifying the death of 15549 Private Thomas Bardsley, 2nd Battalion, Royal Scots Fusiliers; which occurred at a place not stated, on the 17th May, 1915. I am to express to you the sympathy and regret of the Army Council at your loss. The cause of death was killed in action.
Private Bardsley enlisted in November last, and has been abroad since April. Prior to the war he was employed at Brinnington Colliery.