Roll of Honour of the 710 men of Hyde who fell in WW1
John James RILEY
Private 19997 John James RILEY
10th Battalion, Army Cyclist Corps,
attached to 1st/22nd Battalion, London Regiment,
formerly 387 68th Welsh Division, Cyclist Company.
Killed in Action, Friday 6th July 1917, France, age 21
|Home address:||10 Hoviley Brow, Hyde, Cheshire|
|Born:||1896, Hyde, Cheshire|
|Parents:||Clara Riley and James Riley|
10 Hoviley Brow, Hyde, Cheshire
|Occupation:||Worked for his father in the family fruit and vegitable buisness|
|Remembered:||Oak Dump Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium, |
row H, grave 5.
|Link to Hyde:||Born in Hyde|
In the 1921 Cenotaph Unveiling Booklet he is named as James Riley.
He was a keen boxer, and while in training at Bedford won two silver medals for boxing in contests connected with the 68th Welsh Division Cyclist Corps.