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Place of Birth: Hebden, Yorkshire
Service No: 47870
Regiment / Corps / Service: Canadian Infantry
Battalion / Unit: 15th Battalion (48th Highlanders of Canada)
Division: 1st Canadian Division
Date of Death: 1916-06-03
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: Panel 18 - 24 - 26 - 30.
CWGC Cemetery: ---
CWGC Memorial: YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial: SKIPTON, YORKSHIRE
Ernest Hoyles (born 5 June 1886) was the son of George and Alice Hoyles, née Birch and brother of Corporal George Hoyles (266968) (q.v.) and Private Richard Hoyles (34186) (q.v.). Their father was born at Hebden and mother at Grassington, Yorkshire.
1891 Hebden, Yorkshire Census: Chapel Lane - Earnest Hoyles, aged 5 years, born Hebden, son of George and Alice Hoyles.
1901 Skipton, Yorkshire Census: 1, Byron Street - Ernest Hoyles, aged 15 years, born Hebden, Yorkshire, son of George and Alice Hoyles.
Ernest was married to Agnes Simpson in 1906.
Canadian service records: http://www.baclac.gc.ca/eng/discover/military-heritage/first-world-war/first-world-war-1914-1918-cef
Data Source: Craven’s Part in the Great War - original CPGW book entryView Entry in CPGW Book
Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record:
HOYLES, Sgt. Ernest, aged 31, Canadian Highlanders, son of Mr. Hoyles, 15, Montgomery Street, Skipton, killed in France, 1916.
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L/Sergeant Ernest HOYLES
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Canadian Infantry
Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 1st Canadian Division
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