Roll of Honour of the 710 men of Hyde who fell in WW1
Rifleman 9932 Alan PROTHEROE
5th Battalion, London Regiment (London Rifle Brigade)
Killed in Action, Thursday 3rd December 1914, Flanders, Belgium, age 20
|Home address:||7 Cliveden Road, Wimbledon, Surrey|
|Born:||1894, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire|
|Parents:||Alice Protheroe and Ernest Henry Protheroe|
8 Mayfield Road, Wimbledon, London
|Occupation:||Clerk, Messrs. Jacobsen, Welsh and Co.|
|Remembered:||Lancashire Cottage Cemetery, Ploegsteert, Comines-Warneton, Hainaut, Belgium, |
plot I, row C, grave 2.
|Link to Hyde:||Father had lived in Hyde|
A fine swimmer, a great hockey and tennis player, he was "as strenuous in his efforts for King and Country as he was in sport," said the Captain of his Company.
From Hyde in War Time, 1916, Page 119:
From the Dorking and Leatherhead Advertiser, 16th January 1915, page 6, column 6: