We remember Alfred Sydney

We remember Alfred Sydney

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Timeline

Timeline

1878
sibling Lily Sydney Source:6170007 1878
1880
sibling Charles Sydney Source:6170007 1880
1882
sibling Florence Sydney Source:6170007 1882
1885
sibling Arthur Sydney Source:6170007 1885
1887
sibling Edward Sydney Source:6170007 1887
1889
sibling William Sydney Source:6170007 1889
1891
birth Workington, Cumberland United Kingdom Source:6169993 22nd May 1891
1894
sibling Wilfred Sydney Source:6170007 1894
1897
sibling Hilda Sydney Source:6170007 1897
1900
sibling Hazel Eva Sydney Source:6170009 1900
1901
location 12 Glenfield Place, Barepot, Cumberland United Kingdom parents address Source:6170007 31st March 1901
1911
employment Butcher Seaton, Cumberland United Kingdom Source:6170009 2nd April 1911
1911
location St Paul's Avenue, Seaton, Cumberland United Kingdom parents address Source:6170009 2nd April 1911
1913
employment Butcher Source:6169993 1913 - 1914
1914
enlistment Workington, Cumberland United Kingdom Source:7605540 16th November 1914
1915
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:4340609 23rd November 1915
1916
hospitalisation The Lonsdale Battalion were hard hit during first day of the Battle of the Somme. Alf was wounded and suffered from shellshock. He returned to active service in November 1916. Hospital/Institution Source:6169993 1st July 1916 - November 1916
service British Army Lance Corporal 17399 Border Regiment 11th (Lonsdale) Battalion Source:6170029
employment Farm Hand Pasture Farm West Newton United Kingdom Source:6169993
1917
death Killed in Action Missing in action for several weeks. Later declared to have been killed the day he disappeared. France Source:7503322 Source:6170029 10th July 1917
burial Nieuport Memorial CWGC Cemetery/Memorial West-Vlaanderen Belgium Source:7503322

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Alfred
Initials A
Last Name Sydney
Source 4340609
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
12 Glenfield Place, Barepot, Cumberland United Kingdom parents address known 31st March 1901
St Paul's Avenue, Seaton, Cumberland United Kingdom parents address known 2nd April 1911
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 17399 Border Regiment 11th (Lonsdale) Battalion Lance Corporal
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914/15 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Charles Sydney father
Mary Ann Sydney mother
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Lily Sydney sister 1878
Charles Sydney brother 1880
Florence Sydney sister 1882
Arthur Sydney brother 1885
Edward Sydney brother 1887
William Sydney brother 1889
Wilfred Sydney brother 1894
Hilda Sydney sister 1897
Hazel Eva Sydney sister 1900

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Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Paul8150
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Paul8150
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Paul8150
Soldiers died in the Great War 1914-1919 Transcription Paul8150
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Imperial1

External Evidence

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Details of enlistment Roland42354

Multimedia

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Alfred Sydney Paul8150
Alfred Sydney and pals Paul8150
Alf in 1917 peter23762
Alf the Butcher, before the war Roland42354
Alf SYDNEY recovering from wounds Roland42354

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