Hyde War Memorial Trust

Roll of Honour of the 710 men of Hyde who fell in WW1

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Second Lieutenant Pilot Neville METCALFE of Royal Air Force

Killed Whilst Flying Wednesday 7th August 1918, age 23

Of:190 Muslin Street, Newton, Hyde, Cheshire
Born:1895, New Mills, Derbyshire
Parents:Agnes Metcalfe and Sidney Metcalfe of 3 Werneth Avenue, Hyde, Cheshire
Marital status:Single
Occupation:Bleacher Labourer
He enlisted in:
Remembered on:Grave/Panel II. of the memorial in Hornchurch (St. Andrew) Churchyard, Essex
Link with Hyde:Mother lived in Hyde


Second Lieutenant Neville Metcalfe flew a Sopwith Camel, serial number D6683, manufactured by Boulton & Paul.

Brother of Private 240416 Charles Louis Metcalfe.

Muslin Street is now Talbot Road.   See our notes on Old Place Names.