Drake, Sidney Herbert

BORN GILLINGHAM, KENT, 1889. SON OF RICARD ENOCH AND ALICE ANN DRAKE. HE WORKED AS A CLERK FOR THE HULL IDEAL BOILER COMPANY. DESCRIBED AS 5 FOOT, 7 INCHES TALL, 130 LBS WEIGHT, 37-39 INCH CHEST SIZE.

HE ENLISTED HULL, ON 15/11/1915. FORMERLY, 2567, EAST RIDING YEOMANRY. TRANSFERRED TO THE 8TH EAST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT, WHEN HE ARRIVED IN FRANCE, ON 24/12/1916. KILLED IN ACTION, ON 09/04/1917, AGED 28.

HE LEFT £177 IN HIS WILL TOHIS FATHER, RICHARD ENOCH DRAKE, A CARPENTER, OF 148 HUMBER ROAD, BLACKHEATH, KENT

HIS NAME IS ONE OF 46 EMPLOYEES LISTED ON HULL’S “IDEAL BOILERS AND RADIATOR WW1 ROLL OF HONOUR”, NATIONAL AVENUE, HULL.

UNMARRIED HE LEFT HIS PARENTS, BROTHERS RICHARD ENOCH AND EDWARD JOHN DRAKE, AND SISTER, ALICE ANNIE.


Military Number:
28506
Date Died
09/04/1917
Place died:
The Arras Memorial at Faubourg-D´Amiens Cemetery, Arras
Age:
28
148 HUMBER ROAD, BLACKHEATH, KENT, UK