Hyde War Memorial Trust

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

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Private 10371 James WILLIAMSON of 1st Bn., Cheshire Regiment

Killed in Action Thursday 27th July 1916, France & Flanders, age 19

Home address:23 Spring Street, Hyde, Cheshire
Born:1897, Hadfield, Derbyshire
Parents:Annie Williamson and James Williamson of 23 Spring Street, Hyde, Cheshire
Marital status:Married to Margaret Anna Williamson (née Gill)
He enlisted in:Hyde, Cheshire
Remembered:Thiepval Memorial Somme, France,   Pier and Face 3 C and 4 A
Link to Hyde:Enlisted in Hyde

James Williamson's father James Henry Williamson also enlisted as Private 51542 Royal Engineers on September 8th 1914. He was discharged December 10th 1914 due to not being likely to become an efficient soldier because he suffered with Chronic Asthma.