Sidney Graham Creech

Memorial: Hanham - High Street

Regiment: North Staffordshire Regiment

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

Rank and number: Lance Corporal 14273

Parents: Abraham and Elizabeth Creech (nee. Rogers)

Home address: 46 St. Annes Road, St. George, Bristol

Date of birth: 1886

Date of death: 28/03/1917

Buried/Commemorated at: Hanham (Christ Church) Churchyard (old ground. K. 25.), Hanham, Bristol

Age: 31

Further information:

Sidney Graham Creech served with the 9th Battalion, North Staffordshire Regiment.

Sidney died in the National Hospital, London, from injuries received in the first big push on the Somme. He was a permanent member of the Hanham Athletic team and also played two seasons for Llanelly AFC. He was borne to the grave on a gun carriage with a military escort and the 'Last Post' was sounded over the grave.

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

Forces War Records and CWGC
Kingswood Heritage Museum