Gunner Sidney Strapp

Rank or Title

Date of Birth

Jul 1893

Date of Death

3 Apr 1919

Media files and documents

War time / or Pre War occupation

Gunner

Service Number

357090, 1876, 472062

Place of Birth

Luton
United Kingdom

World War I Address

20 Ridgway Road
Luton
United Kingdom

Place of Death

Luton
United Kingdom

Grave Location

Plot Y.J.18
Crawley Green Road
Luton
United Kingdom

Soldier or Civilian

  • Soldier

Sidney Strapp was born in Luton in July 1893.

In 1911 he was 17 years old, living at 20 Ridgway Road & working as a hat blocker.

His 51 year old father Charles was working as a platelayer on the railways whilst the rest of the family were working in the hat trade. His mother Belinda 48, & 28 year old sister Eliza Jane were hat machinists, his sister Belinda 27, was a hat finisher & 19 year old brother Charles was a wire shape maker. Bertie 15, was an errand boy & youngest brother George 13, was at school.

Sidney was a gunner in the Royal Garrison Artillery Territorial Force. No service record can be found, but his medal roll card says he was also a private in the Royal Army Medical Corps.

He died on 3rd April 1919 as is buried in the cemetery on Crawley Green Road.

His brothers Charles, Bertie & George also fought in the Great War.

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Author: KarenC

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