Hyde War Memorial Trust

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

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Private Po./18440 Samuel SOUTER
Royal Marine Light Infantry, serving on HMS Malaya

Killed in Action,   Wednesday 31st May 1916,   Battle of Jutland,   age 18

Home address:291 Stockport Road, Gee Cross, Hyde, Cheshire
Born:1898, Gee Cross, Cheshire
Parents:Martha Ann Souter and Hampden Souter
291 Stockport Road, Gee Cross, Hyde, Cheshire
Marital status:Single
Enlisted:Manchester, Lancashire
Remembered:Lyness Royal Naval Cemetery, Orkney,
row D, grave 23.
Link to Hyde:Lived in Hyde

The Battleship HMS Malaya was hit eight times during the Battle of Jutland. She was damaged and there were casualties. Sixty-five of those on board died during the battle or later of their injuries.