Hyde War Memorial Trust

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Edwin EYRE

Company Serjeant Major 17617 Edwin EYRE of 20th Bn., Manchester Regiment

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

Of:3 Cross Street, Hyde, Cheshire
Born:1887, Hyde, Cheshire
Parents:Sarah Elizabeth Eyre and Thomas Eyre of Fall River Ward 6, Bristol, Massachusetts, USA
Marital status:Married to Edith M. Eyre (née Booth) of 3 Buxton Road, Stockport, Cheshire
Occupation:Cotton Spinner
He enlisted in:Manchester, Lancashire
Remembered on:Thiepval memorial, Somme, France,   Pier and Face 13A and 14 C
Link with Hyde:Born in Hyde


Awarded Military Medal.

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