Roll of Honour of the 710 men of Hyde who fell in WW1
Lewis Buckley MARSLAND
Private 97010 Lewis Buckley MARSLAND of Royal Army Medical Corps
Drowned Friday 4th May 1917, At Sea near Italy, age 30
|Home address:||61 Bennett Street, Newton, Hyde, Cheshire|
|Born:||1887, Hyde, Cheshire|
|Parents:||Edith Marsland and William Marsland of 12 Durham Street, Ashton-Under-Lyne, Lancashire|
|Marital status:||Married to Annie Marsland (née Burrows) of 61 Bennet Street, Newton, Hyde, Cheshire|
|Occupation:||Insurance Agent, Prudential Assurance Company|
|He enlisted in:||Hyde, Cheshire|
|Remembered:||Ramatuelle Communal Cemetery, Var, France, Commonwealth War Dead|
|Link to Hyde:||Born in Hyde|
Brother to Lance Corporal 17571 Heywood Marsland.
He was a member of the Temperance Movement in Hyde.
He drowned when the Cunard Liner S.S Transylvania sank near Genoa. 412 lives were lost when the liner was torpedoed by a German U-boat while carrying troups from Marseille to Alexandria.