SIDNEY WILLIAMS

 

Born: 1st July 1905, Ipswich.

Died: 30th December 1940; age: 35.

Enlistment Details: Location: Chatham; Occupation: Errand Boy. Date: 1st July 1923 – signed up for 12 years. Height: 5ft 10ins, fresh complexion, blue eyes & fair hair.

 

Service:

Ganges – Boy II – 28th July 1921

Ganges – Boy I – 2nd April 1922 – 12th October 1922

Calliope (Cleopatra) – Boy I – 13th October 1922 – 25th March 1923

Cornflower – Boy I – 26th March 1923 – 13th April 1923

Marlborough – Boy I – 14th April 1923

Marlborough – Ordinary Seaman – 1st July 1923

Marlborough – Able Seaman – 4th July 1924 – 31st March 1926

Pembroke I – Able Seaman – 1st April 1926 – 4th June 1926

Ajax (Canterbury) – Able Seaman – 5th June 1926 – 28th October 1926

Canterbury – Able Seaman – 29th October 1926 – 10th November 1926

Pembroke I – Able Seaman – 11th November 1926 – 22nd June 1927

Royal Oak – Able Seaman – 23rd June 1927.

Character – Very Good.

 

Rank: Able Seaman; Service Number: C/J 103250.

Regiment: Royal Navy, H.M.S. ‘Velox.’

 

Grave Reference:

L.L.6.1921

Ipswich New Cemetery,

Ipswich.

 

Relatives Notified & Address: Son of George & Violet Williams, of Ipswich; husband of Alexandra Maud Williams, of Ipswich.

 

CENSUS

 

1911   18, Newton Road, Ipswich.

 

Sidney was 5 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

George Williams, 37, a Stationary Engine Driver – Gas Works, born Gosport, Hampshire.

Violet Alice Williams (nee Woodstock), 30, born Ipswich.

Violet Williams, 13, a General Domestic Servant, born Ipswich.

George Williams, 11, born Ipswich.

Charles Williams, born Ipswich.

Harold Williams, 1 month, born Ipswich.

 

Sidney’s father, George Williams died 1936, Ipswich.

 

Sidney married Alexandra Maud Powell, born September 1904, Ipswich. They had 2 daughters.

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