Private Sydney Jesse Gurney

Rank or Title

Date of Birth


Date of Death

11 Jul 1916

War time / or Pre War occupation

Farm labourer

Service Number


Place of Birth

United Kingdom

World War I Address

Marsh Road
United Kingdom

Place of Death


Grave Location


War Memorial Location

Soldier or Civilian

  • Soldier
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Pte Sydney Jesses Gurney, 17976, 2nd Battalion Bedfordshire Regiment,was killed in action on the Somme on July 11th, 1916. He was aged 26.

Born in Tingrith in 1889, he lived there all his life, working as a farm labourer before enlisting. He is commemorated on a brass plaque in St Nicholas Church, Tingrith.

Parents Jesse and Sarah Gurney later moved to live at 'Lorenzo,' Marsh Road, Leagrave.


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Author: Deejaya

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