Roll of Honour of the 710 men of Hyde who fell in WW1
Private PLY/229 (S) Horace BRUCKSHAW of 2nd R.M. Bn., R.N. Div., Royal Marine Light Infantry
Killed in action Saturday 28th April 1917, France & Flanders, age 26
|Of:||King Edward Road, Gee Cross, Hyde|
|Born:||1891, Whitchurch, Shropshire|
|Parents:||Susan Bruckshaw and Henry Bruckshaw of 83 Talbot Street, Whitchurch Urban, Whitchurch, Salop|
|Marital status:||Married to Phoebe Bruckshaw (née Holliday) of 28 Union Street, Hyde, Cheshire|
|Occupation:||Under Carder Cotton Mill|
|He enlisted in:||Manchester, Lancashire|
|Remembered on:||Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France, Bay 1|
|Link with Hyde:||Lived in Hyde|
Awarded DCM , 45893 Corporal H. Bruckshaw 73rd Battery, R. F. A. (LG 3 June 1915). For gallant conduct, coolness, and resource, throughout the operations at Neuve Chapelle from 10th to 14th March, 1915. Showed a fine example to his comrades under heavy fire.
The Diaries of Private Horace Bruckshaw, 1915-1916 were published in 1979.