Private Ernest Sidney Hoole

Rank or Title

Date of Birth


Date of Death

1 Jul 1918

War time / or Pre War occupation

Shop assistant


Maypole store, Wellington Street

Service Number


Place of Birth

United Kingdom

World War I Address

80 Church Street
United Kingdom

Place of Death


Grave Location

Bagneux British Cemetery

War Memorial Location

Soldier or Civilian

  • Soldier


The Luton News , 18th July 1918
Pte Ernest Sidney Hoole

Pte Sidney Ernest Hoole, 67609, 6th Queen's (Royal West Surrey) Regiment, was killed in action on the Somme on July 1st, 1918. He was a month short of his 19th birthday.

Born in 1899, a son of Frederick and Kate Hoole, he joined up in September 1917 and had been serving abroad for only three months. Before joining the colours he had been an assistant at the Maypole food shop in Wellington Street, Luton.

Sidney is commemorated on the Luton Roll of Honour/War Memorial. His mother and three brothers were living at 80 Church Street at the time of his death.

Individual Location

Pte Ernest Sidney Hoole

Author: Deejaya

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