Roll of Honour of the 710 men of Hyde who fell in WW1
Private PLY/16296 (DEV) Leonard DRYLAND of H.M.S. "Monmouth", Royal Marine Light Infantry
Killed in Action Sunday 1st November 1914, At Sea on the coast of Coronel, Chillie, age 20
|Home address:||8 Godley Hill, Godley, Hyde, Cheshire|
|Born:||1894, Blackley, Lancashire|
|Parents:||Joanna Dryland and William Dryland of 14 Chestham Street, Newton, Hyde, Cheshire|
|Occupation:||Wooden Case Maker|
|He enlisted in:||Manchester, Lancashire|
|Remembered:||Plymouth Naval Memorial, Devon, UK, 5|
|Link to Hyde:||Lived in Hyde|
He died when the Cruiser on which he served, HMS "Monmouth", was sunk by the German Battle Cruiser Gneisenau on 1st November 1914 during the battle of Coronel, off the coast of Chile.
He received the 1914-15 Star, Victory & British War Medals.