Hyde War Memorial Trust

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

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Private 3346 Wilfred WHITEHEAD
1st/6th Battalion, Cheshire Regiment

Killed in Action,   Sunday 30th July 1916,   the Somme, France,   age 25

Home address:3 Commercial Street, Hyde, Cheshire
Born:1891, Hyde, Cheshire
Parents:Mary Whitehead and Samuel Whitehead
3 Commercial Street, Newton, Hyde, Cheshire
Marital status:Single
Occupation:Cotton Piecer, Hyde Spinning Company
Enlisted:Hyde, Cheshire
Remembered:Loos Memorial, Pas de Calais, France,
panel 50.
Link to Hyde:Born in Hyde

Wilfred Whitehead had only been in France three days when he was killed by a shell. Two of his older brothers, (Albert & Jesse) had gone to greet him, only to find that he had been killed.