Hyde War Memorial Trust

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Harold William LOCKYER

Guardsman 18966 Harold William LOCKYER of 3rd Bn., Grenadier Guards

Killed in Action Thursday 27th April 1916, France & Flanders, age 21

Of:76 Lumn Street, Hyde, Cheshire
Born:1895, Barnstaple, Devon
Parents:Maud Lockyer and William Lockyer of 76 Lumn Street, Hyde, Cheshire
Marital status:Single
Occupation:Cotton Weaver
He enlisted in:Hyde, Cheshire
Remembered on:Grave/Panel C. 2. of the memorial in Potijze Burial Ground Cemetery, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
Link with Hyde:Lived in Hyde

Notes:Enlisted in September 1914.
He died when a shell hit him and his comrades, while they were heading to the trenches on a fatigue party.

(Lumn Street is now part of Lumn Road.   See our notes on Old Place Names.)