Second Lieutenant L. A. Hyde
SAC 1912-1915

Second Lieutenant Leslie Arthur Hyde was born in Toronto, Ontario on June 20, 1896, son of G. B. Hyde and attended St. Andrew's College from 1912 to 1915.

He was a student when he enlisted with the Canadian Expeditionary Force on March 29, 1915 but was serving in the B Reserve Brigade, Royal Horse Artillery when he died on service on October 26th, 1915 at the age of 19. 

He is buried in Kilkenny (St John) Church of Ireland Churchyard, County Kilkenny, Republic of Ireland (Grave Reference: South-West of Church.)  There are 4 Commonwealth burials of the 1914-1918 war here.

  • Copy of Attestation Paper (National Archives) - Front - Back
  • Canadian Virtual War Memorial Page for Leslie Hyde. This page includes a link to his commemoration on Page 567 of the First World War Book of Remembrance.