Hyde War Memorial Trust

Roll of Honour of the 710 men of Hyde who fell in WW1

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Edwin EYRE

Company Serjeant Major 17617 Edwin EYRE
20th Battalion, Manchester Regiment

Killed in Action,   Sunday 3rd September 1916,   France,   age 29

Home address:3 Cross Street, Hyde, Cheshire
Born:1887, Hyde, Cheshire
Parents:Sarah Elizabeth Eyre and Thomas Eyre
Fall River Ward 6, Bristol, Massachusetts, USA
Marital status:Married to Edith May Eyre (née Booth, later Thornley)
3 Buxton Road, Stockport, Cheshire
Occupation:Cotton Spinner
Enlisted:Manchester, Lancashire
Remembered:Thiepval memorial, Somme, France,
pier 13 or 14.
Link to Hyde:Born in Hyde

Awarded Military Medal.

A Message of Remembrance, written for Werneth Low Cenotaph Unveiling, 25th June 1921:

Baptist Church and Sunday School, Chapel Street, Hyde.
In ever-loving memory of Edwin Eyre, M.M., Harold W. Lockyear, Harold Slater,
John S. Pursglove, Jesse D. Schoolden, Andrew Leech, Fred Moores, and William Booth.