Roll of Honour of the 710 men of Hyde who fell in WW1
Private 9966 Ernest FROST of 13th Bn., Cheshire Regiment
Died of Wounds Friday 8th June 1917, Belgium, age 29
|Of:||13 Cheapside, Hyde, Cheshire|
|Born:||1888, Hyde, Cheshire|
|Parents:||Emma Elizabeth Frost and Thomas Frost of 13 Cheapside, Hyde, Cheshire|
|He enlisted in:||Hyde, Cheshire|
|Remembered on:||Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium, Panel 19 - 22|
|Link with Hyde:||Born in Hyde|
His story as reported in the local newspaper: Hyde Reporter June 30th 1917. His story as reported in official records:
19th October 1916 - Private Frost was reported missing from His Majesty's Service and declared a Deserter. 6th February 1917 - Held, awaiting trial. 6th March 1917 - Tried by Field General Court Martial.
Found Guilty of Desertion.
Sentenced to Death.
? March 1917 - Sentence commuted by the Army Commander to 10 years Penal Servitude. 10th March 1917 - Sentence suspended. 8th June 1917 - Died of gun shot wound to the head.
His story as reported in the local newspaper:
Hyde Reporter June 30th 1917.
His story as reported in official records: