His service record shows a gunshot wound on the 18th May. Originally dealt with at the 77th Field Ambulance, then the 53rd Casualty Clearing Staion, and eventually transferred to the 13th General Hospital in Boulogne, where he died.
Public Contributions:I have been a few times to visit Sydney's grave in Boulogne-sur-Mer. From what I can gather he was wounded in the lead up to the Battle of Messines, which commenced on 7 June 1917. Sydney died of his... Read More
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