Roll of Honour of the 710 men of Hyde who fell in WW1
George Percy LEAR
Private 4487 & 266730 George Percy LEAR
1st/5th Battalion, Cheshire Regiment
Killed in Action, Saturday 1st July 1916, France, age 22
|Home address:||238 Muslin Street*, Newton, Hyde, Cheshire|
|Born:||1894, Westbury, Wiltshire|
|Parents:||Kate Lear and George Lear|
238 Muslin Street*, Newton, Hyde, Cheshire
|Occupation:||Spreader Leather Cloth|
|Remembered:||Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France, |
|Link to Hyde:||Lived in Hyde|
In the 1921 Cenotaph Unveiling Booklet his name is given as Percy Lear.
A Message of Remembrance, written for Werneth Low Cenotaph Unveiling, 25th June 1921:
* Muslin Street is now Talbot Road. See our notes on Old Place Names.