Roll of Honour of the 710 men of Hyde who fell in WW1
Private 25504 John TUSON of 4th Bde., South Wales Borderers (Formerly 70257 Royal Field Artillery)
Killed in Action Sunday 9th April 1916, Mesopotamia, age 17
|Home address:||26 Ridling Lane, Hyde, Cheshire|
|Born:||1899, Hyde, Cheshire|
|Parents:||Elizabeth Tuson and William Tuson of 26 Ridling Lane, Hyde, Cheshire|
|He enlisted in:||Hyde, Cheshire|
|Remembered:||Basra Memorial, Iraq, Panel 16 and 62|
|Link to Hyde:||Born in Hyde|
Enlisted in January 1915 underage into the Royal Field Artilliery, when he claimed to be 19 years old, he was actually 16. He was caught out in March 1915.
In the 1921 Cenotaph Unveiling Booklet he is listed as died in 1914.