Sidney Walter Worboys

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WW1 Roll of Honour

By Lynette Wray

Sidney Walter Worboys

 

Military History:        

 

Regiment:                           
Royal Field Artillery, Territorial Force

Rank:                                  
Gunner

Service Number:                
890488

Date of Enlisting:              
9.1915

Date of death:                    
11.1984

Cemetery/ Memorial:        
Not known

UK Cemetery/Memorial:   
St Mary’s Church Ashwell Roll of Honour

 

Sidney Walter Worboys (Regimental Number 890488) and his friend Herbert George Clements (Regimental Number 890489) enlisted together in September 1915 with the Royal Field Artillery, Territorial Force. It appears they saw active service with the East Anglian Division in Gallipoli and Palestine.  They both survived the war.  Sidney died in the Stevenage district in November 1984.

Sidney was awarded the British War Medal and the Victory Medal. 

He is commemorated on the St Mary’s Church Ashwell Roll of Honour.

 

Family History:

 

Date of Birth:               3rd quarter 1893

Birth Place:                  Ashwell, Hertfordshire

Residence:                   Not known

Marriage:                     4th quarter 1930

 

Sidney Walter was the fifth son of James and Charlotte (nee Huffer) Worboys christened on 2 July 1983 in Ashwell, Hertfordshire. He was a pupil at the Merchant Taylor School in Ashwell. The 1911 census shows him as a farm labourer. 

He married Florence Winifred Whitby in 1930 in the Royston district.  It is not known if they had children.

Sidney died in the Stevenage district in November 1984.

Two of Sidney’s brothers, Ernest John and Harold also served in the War and both survived.

 

Commentary:

  

Name:

Sidney Walter Worboys

Birth Place:

Ashwell, Hertfordshire

Residence:

Not known

Death Date:

11.1984

Enlistment Place:

Not known

Rank:

Gunner

Regiment:

Royal Field Artillery, Territorial Force

Battalion:

156 Battalion

Regimental Number:    

890488

Type of Casualty:

Survived

Theatre of War:

Balkans: Gallipoli   
Palestine

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