Roll of Honour of the 710 men of Hyde who fell in WW1
Private 24123 Gaylard JOHNSON of 17th Bn., Royal Welsh Fusiliers
Died of Wounds Tuesday 7th May 1918, No.3 Casualty Clearing Station, Gezaincourt, France, age 20
|Home address:||22 Back Lane*, Hyde, Cheshire|
|Born:||1898, Hyde, Cheshire|
|Parents:||Emily Johnson and Arthur Johnson of 22 Back Lane*, Hyde, Cheshire|
|He enlisted in:||Manchester, Lancashire|
|Remembered:||Doullens Communal Cemetery Extension No.2, Somme, France, II. A. 17.|
|Link to Hyde:||Born in Hyde|
His name is spelt Gaylord on 1911 census.
The telegram sent to Johnson's Family:
* Back Lane is now part of Lumn Road. See our notes on Old Place Names.