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Hyde, Henry C.

Henry Cheves Hyde U.S. Navy WWII
Henry Cheves Hyde U.S. Navy WWII

Date of Birth: 5/29/1920
Died On: 5/18/2006 Last Residence: 05148 Londonderry, Windham, Vermont
Street Address: Holly Lane
Service Number: unknown
Branch of Service: U.S. Navy-WWII

Veteran Code: USN-116

Henry Cheves Hyde was born in South Carolina in 1920. In Rye his family lived on Holly Lane and were members of Christ Church. Henry served as an officer in the U.S. Navy during World War II.

Henry C. Hyde Training for Wings in Navy Air Service Henry C. Hyde, of Stuyvesant Avenue, has completed the initial step in his training as a Naval Aviation cadet at the Navy Pre-Flight School, Chapel Hill, N. C, and has been transferred to the Naval Reserve Aviation Base at St. Louis, Mo. , for primary flight instruction. Cadet Hyde was one of 162 in the Second Battalion to be graduated from the Chapel Hill school on September 5, after three months of intensive training resigned to prepare the cadets for combat flying to come. In addition to the important physical toughening phase, the pre-flight course includes military drill and instruction in Naval customs and basic ground school subjects. Cadet Hyde now faces three months of primary flight instruction and then three months of advanced training, before winning his wings . Friday, September 11, 1942 THE RYE CHRONICLE PAGE FIVE

Henry Cheves Hyde, age 85, died May 18, 2006. Mr. Hyde was born May 29, 1920, in Charleston, South Carolina, the son of Simeon Hyde and Isabella Middleton Cheves. He spent his early childhood in Charleston and then was a resident of Rye, New York, for most of his young adult life.


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