Private Charles Frederick Hyde

Rank or Title

Date of Birth


Date of Death

28 May 1915

Service Number


Place of Birth

United Kingdom

World War I Address

93 High Town Road
United Kingdom

Place of Death


Grave Location


War Memorial Location

Soldier or Civilian

  • Soldier


The Luton News , 10th June 1915
Pte Charles Hyde


Pte Charles Frederick Hyde, 1/24th Battalion, London Regiment ("The Queen's"), was killed in action on May 28th*, 1915. He was a single man aged 20.

The old boy of St Matthew's School lived with parents George (a brass finisher) and Lavinia, plus an older brother George and younger sister Agnes, at 93 High Town Road at the time he enlisted. He had worked for builder Mr Martin before joining the colours and was a member of Luton United Harriers and West Ward Rangers. At the time of the 1911 Census, Charles was an errand boy in the straw trade.

* Newspaper reports said the War Office announced that the date of Pte Hyde's death was May 28th. The Commonwealth War Graves Commission website gives a date of May 26th, 1915.


Individual Location

Pte Charles Hyde

Author: Deejaya

Related items

Add comment

Log in or register to post comments