Hyde War Memorial Trust

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Tom Harry WILDE

Corporal 124 Tom Harry WILDE of Royal Army Medical Core, 54th (1st/ 1st East Anglian) Casualty Clearing Station (Territorial Force)

Died at Sea Friday 13th August 1915, Gallipoli, age 36

Of:153 Dearne Road, Bolton-On Dearne, Rotherham, South Yorkshire
Born:1879, Hyde, Cheshire
Parents:Hannah Wilde and George Wild of 33 Stalybridge Road, Mottram, Cheshire
Marital status:Married to Maria Wilde (née Schoolden) of 153 Dearne Road, Bolton-On Dearne, Rotherham, South Yorkshire
Occupation:Pneumatic Signal Fitter, Great Central Railway
He enlisted in:Wath-On-Dearne, County Durham
Remembered on:Helles Memorial, Turkey,   Panel 199 and 200 or 236 to 239 and 328
Link with Hyde:Born in Hyde

Notes:

Embarked on H.M.T. Royal Edward on passage from Alexandria to Gallipoli. Corporal Wild died at sea during the sinking of the H.M.T. Royal Edward at Gallipoli, on August 13th 1915. She took only six minutes to sink after being hit by torpedoes.

In the 1921 Cenotaph Unveiling Booklet his name is spelt Tom Harry Wild.