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Private Sydney Philip HYDE, G/5024, 1st Battalion,  Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, killed in action, Flanders France, 30th May 1915, age 23.

Born Gravesend, Kent, son of Emma Jane & Robert Lough Hyde, The Mount, Wilmington, Maidstone, Kent.


1911 Census - 4 Hillbrow Terrace, Masons Bridge Road, Earlswood, Redhill, Surrey -Herbert Harwer Stoffle Mason, head, age 27, married, Engineers Fitter, Lauston Monotype Type Casting Machine Works, worker, born St Lukes, London; Ethel Annie Mason, wife, age 25, married 2 years, no children, born Earlswood, Surrey; Sydney Philip Hyde, boarder, age 19, single, Engineers Machinist, Lauston Monotype Type Casting Machine Works, worker, born Gravesend, Kent.

1911 Census - 9 Singlewell Road, Gravesend, Kent - Robert Lough Hyde, head, age 63, married, tobacconist shop assistant, worker, born St Mary, Newington, Surrey; Emma Jane Hyde, wife, age 45, married 14 years, 3 children, 1 still living, born Loose, Kent; Cyril Gurney Hyde, son, age 11, born Gravesend, Kent.


Enlisted 18th December 1914, Bromley, Kent, age 23 years & 4 months, height 5ft 7½ inches, 143lbs, two scars back of right shoulder.  Resided 47 Hartington Road, Southall, Middlesex. Formerly fitter & turner.

Home 15th December 1914 to 21st April 1915; BEF 22nd April 1915 to 30th May 1915.

15th December 1914, enlisted; 21st December 1914, posted 3rd Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment; 22nd April 1915, posted BEF & 1st Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment;

29th July 1919, Statement of Relatives - Father, Robert Lough Hyde, The Mount, Wilmington, Maidstone, Kent; Mother, deceased; Brothers - Charles Robert Hyde, age 35, Canada, full address not known; Cyril Gurney Hyde, age 19, The Mount, Wilmington, Maidstone, Kent; Sisters - Lucy Eliza Hyde, age 43, Rue Campagne Premiere, Paris, France; Florence Hyde, age 40, Rue Campagne Premiere, Paris, France; Jessie Hyde, age 38, Rue Campagne Premiere, Paris, France; Eleanor Loney? Hyde, age 29, Admiralty Road, Rosyth, N15.

Buried at Voormezeele Enclosures No 1 & No 2, I. A. 10., Belgium.


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