Died : 25 Oct 1918
Rank : Private
Service no at death: 10302
Surname: WHITE
Initials: S J
Date of Birth 17 Dec 1887
Place of BirthSturminster Marshall
Place of Birth Source1911 Census
Address 1901 The Knoll, Corfe Mullen 1911 Sturminster Marshall
Schools attended
Employment / tradeBoy in stables Carter contractor
Place of work
Family (parents and grandparents)Son of Arthur John and Emma Elizabeth White
Spouse Name Florence Barnes (m. 1907) 2 children
NotesBellringer at St Mary's Church, Sturminster Marshall
Regiment at call-upDorsetshire Regiment
Regiment at discharge
Rank at call-upPrivate
Service no at call-up10302
Date of attestation 31 Jan 1914
Date of call-up -
Area reported toBlandford
SourcePension Records
Naval vessels served
Decorations and awards
Other service detailsServed at home from 31 Aug 1914 - 30 Jun 1915. Went to the Balkans 11Jul 1915 until 17 Oct 1915. Served in Gallipoli. where he was wounded on 21 Aug 1915. He suffered a gun shot wound with fracture and had his left leg amputated on 17 May 1916. He was discharged fom the Army 2 Jun 1916.
Other rank
Other service no
Service facts
Age at death30
Date of death 25 Oct 1918
Regiment at death
Battalion at death
Rank at deathPrivate
Circumstances of deathSidney died from influenza and pneumonia and was buried in St Mary's Churchyard on 29 Oct 1918
Service no at death10302
Field of action at death
Place of death
Location of graveSturminster Marshall churchyard
PositionH. 3.
Other memorialsSturminster Marshall War Memorial Bellringer memorial in St Mary's Church, Sturminster Marshall
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