Charles Hyderman signature

On this day in 1916, Charles Hyderman signed up in Deseronto. He was born in the town on July 25th, 1900, the son of John Hyderman and Eva (née Moore). He claimed to have been born in 1897.

Charles joined the 155th Battalion, with the regimental number 636363. He served in this battalion for nine months, sailing on the SS Northland from Halifax in October 1916. His service record shows that he was was transferred to the 21st Battalion for three months before being discharged for being under age and shipped back to Canada in April 1917. He re-enlisted in Kingston on October 18th, 1918 with the regimental number 2774115 and served in Kingston with the Canadian Army Service Corps. He was in hospital being treated for an infection between January and April, and was demobilized on May 3rd, 1919.

Hyderman married Ethel Gertrude McPhee on September 23, 1922 in Oshawa, at which time his occupation was printer. He died on March 31, 1975 in Oshawa.