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 20 Thomas Street, Hyde, Cheshire
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:Grave/Panel Pier and Face 13A and 14 C of the memorial in Thiepval memorial, Somme, France
Link with Hyde:Born in Hyde

Notes:Awarded Military Medal.
Parents later recorded as living in Fall River, Massachusetts, USA