Trooper SIDNEY HUMPHRIES

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Rank Trooper
Forenames SIDNEY
Surname HUMPHRIES
Initials S
Place of Birth Unknown
Date of Birth Unknown
Date of Death Wednesday, 02 August 1944
Age 33
Nationality British
Residence or Entered Service From LICHFIELD, STAFFORDSHIRE, UNITED KINGDOM
Service Number 550830
Force British Army
Service/Corps/Regiment Royal Armoured Corps
Unit / Ship / Battalion / Squadron 11 Hussars, C Squadron
Military Honours and Awards Unknown
Place of Burial/Commemoration BAYEUX WAR CEMETERY
Roll of honour
Grave/Memorial Location XVI. F. 24.
Previous Place(s) of Burial Unknown
Family Details SON OF ERNEST AND ELLEN HUMPHRIES, OF SALFORD, LANCASHIRE; HUSBAND OF DORIS EDNA (NEE WRIGHT) HUMPHRIES, OF STAR COTTAGE, BURNTWOOD, LICHFIELD, STAFFORDSHIRE. CWGC RECORDS SHOW WIFE FROM KINGSTON, JAMAICA.

Additional Information

CWGC records and headstone state that Sidney's age as 36. Manchester Records Office confirm his date of birth, in Salford, as 04/08/1910 making his age at death 33 (see: http://www.leamingtonobserver.co.uk/2012/09/01/memorial-Roll-of-Honour---1944-5659.html ). Commemorated on the Caribbean Roll of Honour, Connection with West Indies is via marrage (see: http://caribbeanrollofhonour-ww1-ww2.yolasite.com/army-ww2.php)

 

 

 

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Source of original data: Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Headstone photograph: Carl Shilleto
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