Laurence (Lawrence) Hyland
Residing at Barrack Street, Granard
|Regiment/Unit:||Royal Scots Fusiliers, 2nd Battallion|
|Date of Death:||06-04-1915|
|Cause:||Died due to accidental drowning, La Gorgue|
|Memorial:||La Gorgue Communal Cemetery, France|
Laurence was born 9 November 1891 in Granard where his mother ran a boarding house and his father Patrick was a tinsmith. He and his family later moved to Dundee, Scotland, where Laurence enlisted in the Army, along with his elder brother Thomas.
Pte. Hyland served in India prior to the war, he came to the front in October 1914, Laurence's death is recorded in the WW1 War Diaries as a accidental drowing, he was 23. Laurence was awarded the Victory Medal along with the British War Medal for his military service.
|Parents Names:||Son of the late Patrick and Julia (née Taylor) Hyland, Barrack Street, Granard.|