Born: In 1891 in Whitchurch, Shropshire and known as Sydney.
Family: He was the son of Elizabeth Edge. Elizabeth married Daniel Sherbrooke, a painter and decorator, in 1900; Daniel had three children by a previous marriage. Sydney married Constance M Whittle in 1917 in Nantwich, Cheshire and together they had two children – Sydney J and Doris M.
Residence: In 1910, 1911 he was living at 69 Green End, Whitchurch. The 1919 Absent Voters’ Register shows this as his address; however, he married in 1917 and his pension card following his discharge in December 1918 shows an address of York Cottages, Broad Lane, Nantwich. The 1939 Register shows Constance and their son, Sydney, living at 13 Thorn Street, Preston, Lancashire.
Employment: In 1911 he was a tailor’s apprentice.
Died: Not known
Regiment: Royal Fusiliers
Service Number: 66222
Date of Enlistment: 21 September 1914
Date of Discharge: 18 December 1918
Reason for Discharge: No longer physically fit for war service.