Image from the Evening Star – 28th April 1942.
Born: 7th February 1907, Dover, Kent.
Died: 5th April 1944; age: 37; as a Japanese PoW.
Residence: 103, Orwell Road, Ipswich.
Rank: Private; Service Number: 5825827.
Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 4th Battalion – Infantry.
Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Sidney Charles & Ethel Roberts; husband of Gladys Irene Roberts, of Ipswich.
1911 58, Oswald Road, Buckland, Dover, Kent.
Sidney was 4 years old and living with his parents & brother.
Sidney Charles Roberts, 27, a Mariner on Harbour – Barges, born Shotley, Suffolk.
Rose Eveline Roberts (nee Handley), 26, born Dover, Kent.
Leslie William George Roberts, 1, born Dover, Kent.
Sidney’s mother, Rose Eveline Roberts died 1935, Ipswich.
In 1939, Ipswich, Sidney married Gladys Irene Baxter, born March 1909, Ipswich, of 103, Orwell Road. A Cook.
Probate to Gladys Irene Roberts – widow.