Sidney George Stiddard

Memorial: Mangotsfield - St James Place

Regiment: 12th Battalion Tank Corps

Medals: British War Medal, Next of Kin Memorial Plaque 1914 - 1921, Victory Medal

Rank and number: Private 304608

Parents: John and Louisa Stiddard (nee Palmer)

Marital status: Married

Home address: Home address: Windsor Place, Bristol. Lived at 107 Lawn Road, Fishponds, Bristol

Pre-war occupation: Warehouseman with chocolate manufacturers

Date of birth: 1883

Date of death: 02/09/1918

Buried/Commemorated at: Mory Abbey Military Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France

Age: 35

Further information:

Sydney served in the 12th Battalion Tank Corps and previously served in the 14th (Bantams) Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment (as Private 33010) and 7th Battalion (Prince of Wales's Volunteers) South Lancashire Regiment (as Private 32214)

Sidney is also commemorated on the Fishponds Park war memorial and the St. Mary's Church, Fishponds Roll of Honour

The Mangotsfield War Memorial shows his Rank to be a Gunner whereas the Imperial War Graves Commission has him as a Private

Married in 1910 to Florence May Hendy of 107 Lawn Road, Fishponds, Bristol

By kind permission, this information is based on the following source(s):

Battalion War Diaries, National Archives, Medial Rolls Index, Commonwealth War Graves Commission, David Blackmore