John Henry Hoyle (c.1880-1916)

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John Henry Hoyle

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, JOHN HENRY. Private. No PS/10120. 9th Battalion Royal Fusiliers. Born Wilson's Square, Netherthong. Youngest son of Ben Hoyle, of The Heys, Thongsbridge. Served as a pupil teacher under Mr J. T. Jackson at Netherthong Church School. Was afterwards a teacher at Clayton West Council School. Was organist at the Wesleyan Chapel, Deanhouse. Married to Miss Fanny Kaye, daughter of Mr Henry Kaye. Was in business as a music dealer at Clayton West. Enlisted at Oxford in January, 1916, in the Public Schools Battalion of the Royal Fusiliers. Wounded on one occasion. Reported missing at Bayonet Trench, near Gueudecourt, during the Battle of the Transloy Ridges on 7.10.1916, aged 36 years. Has no known grave. Commemorated THIEPVAL MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- Clayton West and High Hoyland War Memorial; Netherthong Working Men's Club.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission

  • Private JOHN HENRY HOYLE
  • regiment: Royal Fusiliers
  • died: Saturday, October 7, 1916
  • age: 36 years
  • record ID: 793895

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