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Blake, Sidney James

Sidney James Blake
1914 Star
1914 Star + clasp
Victory Medal
Victory Medal
British War Medal
British War Medal
L/Corpl Sidney James Blake (1630)
Son of William & Rachel Blake
Father's occupation: Railway Platelayer
Born 1st November 1892 at Hurst
1 sister, 3 brothers, position in family: 4
Relatives: Brother of GS/90094 Signlr Albert Blake & 119686 Pte Alfred Blake
Infant School:Hurst Infants
Senior School:Hurst Boys
Admitted:2nd April 1900
Age on admission:7
Left school:Tuesday 28th November 1905
Age at leaving:13
Local address: Murrell Green, Winnersh
Regiment:Royal Warwickshire Regiment
Battalion:2nd Battalion
Went overseas:Sunday 4th October 1914
Comments:Prisoner of War



They shall not grow old, as we that are left grow old.
Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn.
At the going down of the sun, and in morning
We will remember them.
Lawrence Binyon