Lt Eric Pearl Hyem

1889 Feb 1 Born in London the son of George Alfred Hyem and Eliza Agnes Florence Eleanor Wright. His father was a Civil Servant

1891 census

1891 census

1901 census

1901 census at 101 Drakesfield Rd, Wandsworth

1911 census

1911 census living at 27 Dalebury Road, Upper Tooting


medal card mic
medal card hyem medal card two


1916 Feb 16 enists as a Private in 1/16 London Regt

1916 Jul 16 Arrives in France

1917 Nov 21 Back in UK appointment

1918 Sep 25 Commissioned Temp 2nd Lt from General List to be temp 2nd Lt in R Welch Regt

1919 March 13 in Germany

1919 Aug 1. Transfers to Welch Regt. Temp. 2nd Lt. E. P. Hyem, from R.W. Fus. (Serv. Bns.), to be temp. 2nd Lt. with seniority 25 Sept. 1918.

1919 Aug 26 Back from Germany

1920 Mar 25. Temp. 2nd Lt. E. P. Hyem to be temp. Lt.

1920 Jun 1. Special Appointment grade GG

1921 Mar 29 Welch Regiment. Lt. Eric Pearl Hyem, late Serv. Bns., to be Lt. 5th Apr. 1922, with seniority 29th Mar. 1921

1921 Apr 1. Welch Regt. Temp. Lt. E.. F. Hyem relinquishes his commission on completion of service, 1 Apr. 1921, and retains the rank of Lt.

boddington to childs boyd to childs


hyem court case

1922 Dec 16 The Times, carries an odd report about him (above)

1923 Jan 1. Gets OBE. He is by now a civilian. Hyem gets an OBE while Attwood, Carew and Noble on the same group of Class GG Special Appointments, only get MBE (the 5th man Boddington gets an OBE a some point too)

1925 Dec 19 marries Evelyn Jessie Hopkins at Upper Tooting, London and the marriage produced 2 daughters.

1934 Died in London

British Intellegence at Dublin Castle

He was my grandfather, I know that he served in Ireland but no more. I will ask my mother she might recall something although it was before she was born. From GenesReunited