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Name:
Sydney Sissons
Casualty No.:
Initials:
S
Service No.:
317698;307051
Date of Birth:
Place of Birth:
Brocklesby, Lincs
Age at Death:
28
Ranks:
Private
Unit:
Suffolk Regiment; 1st Battalion, Tank Corps
Teesdale Township:
Place Enlisted:
Home Address:
Flatts View, Barnard Castle
Civilian Employment:
Gas worker
Cause of Death:
Killed in action
Date of Death:
3-January-1918
Place of Death:
Battles & Campaigns:
UK Commemorated:
Overseas Commemorated:
Pozieres Memorial
Buried:
Decoration and Medals:
Service :
Army
Service Records:
Death Notice/Obituary:

Sydney was reported missing at the beginning of May 1918, but confirmation of his death near Amiens only came through via the Red Cross Inquiry department in early December.

Teesdale Mercury-11/12/1918: Local and other notes: Killed in action

 

Family Details:

Son of Oliver and Mary Sissons of 2 Vere Terrace. Husband of Madeline Sissons and related by marriage to Thomas Shepherd (see separate entry on the database).

Notes:

Prior to the war Sydney had worked for the Barnard Castle Gas Company, which was managed by his father.  

Teesdale Mercury-27/11/1918: Local and other notes: Missing since April

 

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Sources:
First Name: St Mary's data; Private Individual; cwgc.org; Last Name: St Mary's data; Private Individual; cwgc.org; Service: St Mary's data; cwgc.org; Ranks: St Mary's data; cwgc.org; Service Number: St Mary's data; cwgc.org; Unit: St Mary's data; cwgc.org; Date of Birth: St Mary's data; Place of Birth: St Mary's data; Home Address: www.cwgc.org; cwgc.org; Civilian Employment: St Mary's data; Age at Death: cwgc.org; Cause of Death: St Mary's data; Date of Death: St Mary's data; cwgc.org; Overseas Commemorated: St Mary's data; Private Individual; Local Memorials: www.newmp.org.uk; Teesdale Townships: Teesdale Poor Law Union 1914;