Private Henry Thomas Lyde

Service number 5049
Birth Date 1900
Birth Place Australia: New South Wales, Sydney, Campsie
Death Date 1918-04-14
Death Place France
Final Rank Private
Service Australian Imperial Force
Unit 33rd Australian Infantry Battalion
Conflict/Operation First World War, 1914-1918

Private Henry Thomas Lyde (5049, 33rd Battalion) was born at Campsie, Sydney, around June in 1900. He was working as an apprentice railway carriage builder when he enlisted in March 1917. Henry was wounded in action on 14 April 1918, and died of his wounds later that day. He is buried in the Aubigny British Cemetery, Aubigny, France. His fater later wrote that he was 17 years 10 months of age at the time of his death. Henry's cousin, Private Jack Robinson Ramsay (3888, 45th Battalion) was killed in action near Messines in June 1917. Another cousin, Private Allan Cameron Ramsay (6560) served with the 20th Battalion.



Date of birth 1900
Date of enlistment 17 March 1917
Date of embarkation 10 May 1917
Date of death 14 April 1918
Date of fate 14 April 1918