Born: 1893, Ipswich.

Died: 18th September 1918; age 24; Died of Wounds – 2 Field Ambulance.

Residence: 104, Finchley Road, Ipswich.

Enlistment Location: Tottenham, Middlesex.


Rank: Gunner; Service Number: 177861

Regiment: Royal Garrison Artillery, 145th Siege Battery.


Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.


Grave Reference:


Vermand Communal Cemetery,




Relatives Notified & Address: Son of John & Alice Last, of 104, Finchley Road, Ipswich.




1901   11, Blanche Street, Ipswich.


Sidney was 7 years old he was living with his parents & sisters.

John Last, 51, a Town Postman, born Otley, Suffolk.

Alice Last (nee Ward), 41, born Layham, Suffolk.

Jessie Maud Last, 16, a Dressmaker, born Ipswich.

Alice Edith Last, 15, a Dressmaker, born Ipswich.

Elizabeth Elsie Last, 13, born Ipswich.


1911   104, Finchley Road, Ipswich.


Sidney was 17 years old, an Apprentice at a Tailor’s Shop. He was living with his parents & sisters.

John, 61, a Retired Postman – Pensioner.

Alice, 50.

Jessie, 26, a Dressmaker.

Elsie, 23, a Dressmaker.


Soldiers’ Effects to John Last – father.


Sidney is also remembered on the war memorial at St. Michael’s Church, Ipswich and at Northgate High School. Formerly Ipswich Grammar School for Boys.


Royal Garrison Artillery, 145th Siege Battery

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