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Private PLY/16296 (DEV) Leonard DRYLAND of H.M.S. "Monmouth", Royal Marine Light Infantry

Killed in Action Sunday 1st November 1914, At Sea, age 20

Of:8 Godley Hill, Godley, Hyde, Cheshire
Born:1894, Blackley, Lancashire
Parents:Joanna Dryland and William Dryland of 14 Chestham Street, Newton, Hyde, Cheshire
Marital status:Single
Occupation:Wood Box Maker
He enlisted in:
Remembered on:Grave/Panel 5 of the memorial in Plymouth Naval Memorial, Devon, UK
Link with Hyde:Lived in Hyde


Recieved1914-15 Star, Victory & British War Medals.
Served on HMS "Monmouth" which was sunk with HMS "Good Hope" on Monday 21st November off Coronel, Chile.

Some records incorrectly show the address as Godley, Lancashire.   See our notes on County Confusion.