Photograph courtesy of Annett


Born: 1896, Ipswich.

Died: 18th November 1916; age 20; Died of Wounds – No. 27 Casualty Clearing Station, Lahana, Greece.

Residence: 88, Waveney Road, Ipswich.


Rank: Private; Service Number: 27893.

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 1st Battalion.


Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.


Grave Reference;


Lahara Military Cemetery,



Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Allen & Ada Catherine Hudson, of 88, Waveney Road, Ipswich.




1901   88, Waveney Road, Ipswich.


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

Allen Hudson, 42, a Bricklayer, born St. Matthew’s, Ipswich.

Ada Catherine Hudson (nee Clarke), 38, born Ipswich.

Allen Hudson, 16, a Bricklayer, born Ipswich.

George Harold Hudson, 14, born Ipswich.

Mabel Hudson, 12, born Ipswich.

Grace Isabel Hudson, 10, born Ipswich.

Roland Henry Hudson, 9, born Ipswich.

Doris Eliza Hudson, 7, born Ipswich.

Beatrice Jane Hudson, 3, born Ipswich.

Bessie Hudson, 1, born Ipswich.

Hilda Sarah Hudson, 2 months, born Ipswich.


1911   88, Waveney Road, Ipswich.


Sydney was 15 years old, he attended Stock & Garden. He was living with his parents & siblings.

Allen, 52, a Jobbing Bricklayer – own accounts.

Ada, 48.

Allen, 26, a Paper Hanger – own account.

George, 24, a Bricklayer – Builder.

Roland, 19, a Bricklayer’s Labourer – Builder.

Beatrice, 13, a General Domestic Servant.

Bessie, 11.

Hilda, 10.

Raymond Charles Hudson, 5, born Ipswich.

Bernard Joseph Hudson, 2, born Ipswich.


Soldiers’ Effects to Ada C. Hudson – mother.

Sidney is also remembered on SPRINGFIELD SCHOOL ww1 Memorial, Ipswich.

Family note from Annett:

My Great Grandmother I am told had a large picture on the wall of the Parlour of him for the rest of her life.

The photograph shows Sidney celebrating the marriage of his brother George Harold Hudson to Sybil May Harris – 23rd September 1914, Ipswich.

Suffolk Regiment, 1st Battalion:

Suffolk Regiment Battalion movements


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