Private Sidney Charles Worboys

Rank or Title

Date of Birth


Date of Death

28 Oct 1916

War time / or Pre War occupation

Straw hat trade worker


Albert Worboys (father)

Service Number


Place of Birth

United Kingdom

World War I Address

176 High Town Road
United Kingdom

Place of Death


Grave Location

Rue-du-Bacquerot No 1 Military Cemetery
United Kingdom

War Memorial Location

Soldier or Civilian

  • Soldier


The Luton News , 23rd November 1916
Pte Sidney Charles Worboys


Pte Sidney Charles Worboys, 6063, 1/8th Battalion Middlesex Regiment, was killed in action on October 28th, 1916. He was aged 27.

The son of Albert and Emma Worboys, of 176 High Road Road, Luton, he had served at the Front since July 1916. Second Lieut Burns said in a letter to his parents that Sidney was killed instantly by a trench mortar and was buried with military honours in a little cemetery behind the lines.

Prior to enlistment he was employed in his father's straw hat manufacturing business that was being managed by brother Edgar. A third son, Archibald George, was on active service and would lose his life as a sergeant with South Staffordshire Regiment on October 6th, 1918.


Individual Location

Pte Sidney Charles Worboys

Author: Deejaya

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