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  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission headstone marking his grave at Knightsbridge Cemetery, Mesnil-Martinsart, Somme, France. Courtesy of Murray Biddle
Person Details
Carlton Nottingham
Joseph Hyde was born in 1896 at Thorneywood, he was the son of Henry a stationary engine driver and Sarah Hyde née Berry of Carlton. Henry was born in 1854 at Ticknall, Sarah Berry was born in 1857 at Carlton, they were married in 1877 at Nottingham, they had 9 children, sadly 1 died in infancy or early childhood. In the 1911 census the family are living at 22 Pretoria Cottages, 72 Sneinton Hill, Nottingham, Henry 57 yrs is a stationary engine driver, he is living with his wife Sarah 54 yrs and 3 of their children, Arthur 17 yrs a sailor and Joseph 15 yrs a hairdresser. The CWGC record notes that Joseph was 'a native of Carlton'.
He was a hairdresser.
03 Sep 1916
20
180508 - CWGC Website
32254
Private
17th Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
Private Joseph Hyde enlisted at Nottingham, he was killed in action on 3rd September 1916, aged 20, during the attack near Beaumont Hamel, France during the Battle of the Somme. He is buried in the Knightsbridge Cemetery (grave ref. F.18).
Personal inscription on CWGC headstone: 'Until the day breaks' Poppy cross Carlton Cemetery (November 2018) also commemorates Sergeant William Hyde (2997 Sergeant, 1/5th Bn Sherwood Foresters, KIA France, 25 March 1916). Joseph's older brother William (2997 Sergeant) served in the 1/5th Battalion Sherwood Foresters and was killed in France on 25 March 1916 (Ecoivers Military Cemetery). Another brother George Thomas Hyde, Lance Corporal enlisted on 2nd March 1911 and served with the 11th Hussars. He landed in France on 15th August 1914 and was killed in action 13th October 1914. He is buried in Meteren Military Cemetery.11th (Prince Albert's Own) Hussars
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  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission headstone marking his grave at Knightsbridge Cemetery, Mesnil-Martinsart, Somme, France. Courtesy of Murray Biddle
    Joseph Hyde - Commonwealth War Graves Commission headstone marking his grave at Knightsbridge Cemetery, Mesnil-Martinsart, Somme, France. Courtesy of Murray Biddle
  • Tribute laid at the memorial, Carlton Cemetery, Carlton, Nottingham, November 2018. Photograph Rachel Farrand (November 2018).
    Joseph Hyde - Tribute laid at the memorial, Carlton Cemetery, Carlton, Nottingham, November 2018. Photograph Rachel Farrand (November 2018).