George Ewart Hoyle (c.1891-1918)

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Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:

HOYLE, GEORGE EWART. Private. No 276279. 1/9th Battalion Durham Light Infantry. Born Linthwaite. Son of Edwin and Phoebe Hoyle, of One Ash, Linthwaite. Attended Carr Lane United Methodist Church, Slaithwaite, where he was a member of the Young Men's Class, the Band of Hope and the Pierrot troupe. He was also a member of the Slaithwaite Y.M.C.A. Employed as a weaver at Spring Grove Mills, Linthwaite. Prior to enlistment, he worked for twelve months as a volunteer for the Y.M.C.A at Thoresby Park and, later, at Doncaster. Enlisted at Doncaster February, 1916. Reported missing near Rheims, 21.7.1918 and afterwards was presumed to have been killed on that date. He was 27 years of age. Has no known grave. Commemorated SOISSONS MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- Carr Lane Methodist Church, Slaithwaite; Linthwaite War Memorial.

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