Hyde War Memorial Trust

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

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Sapper 139379 William WILLIAMSON of 178th Tunnel Coy., Royal Engineers

Killed in Action Tuesday 21st December 1915, France & Flanders, age 31

Of:11 Bottom Street, Newton, Hyde, Cheshire
Born:1884, Hyde, Cheshire
Parents:Elizabeth Williamson and John William Williamson of 2a Hoviley, Hyde, Cheshire
Marital status:Married to Annie Louisa Williamson (née Jennings) of 19 Picton Street, Salford, Lancashire
He enlisted in:Hyde, Cheshire
Remembered on:Grave/Panel I. C. 27. of the memorial in Norfolk Cemetery, Becordel-Becourt, Somme, France
Link with Hyde:Born in Hyde


Killed in explosion of enemy mine.

Some records incorrectly show the address as Newton, Lancashire.   See our notes on County Confusion.