Born: 1895, Hull, Yorkshire.

Died: 17th October 1947; age 52; at Colchester, Essex.

Residence: The Limes, 1, Rawstorn Road, Colchester, Essex.


Rank: Warrant Officer Class II (Company Sergeant Major); Service Number: 2312101.

Regiment: Royal Corps Of Signals.


Grave Reference:

Screen Wall,

Ipswich Crematorium,



Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Jonathan & Haida Purcell; husband of Agnes H. Purcell, of Colchester, Essex.




1901   72, Parliament Street, Goole, Yorkshire.


Sydney was 6 years old and living with his parents & sister.

Jonathan Purcell, 31, a Corn Mill Representative, born Staveley, Derbyshire.

Haida Maria Purcell (nee Wilkinson), 29, born Knostrop, Yorkshire.

Doris Purcell, 10 months, born Goole, Yorkshire.

1 general domestic servant.


1911   176, Boothferry Road, Goole, Yorkshire.


Sydney was 16 years old and living with his mother & siblings.

Haida, 39.

Samuel Purcell, 14, born Goole.

Doris, 10.

Marie Purcell, 7, born Goole.

Haida Purcell, 3, born Goole.

1 general domestic servant.


Sydney’s mother, Haida Purcell died 1925, Goole. His father, Jonathan died September 1940, Goole.


In 1930, Colchester, Essex, Sydney married Agnes Harriet Hamblion, born September 1894, Colchester. They had 1 daughter.


Probate to Agnes Harriet Purcell – widow.

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