Private SIDNEY JAMES BLAND (photo added)

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Rank Private
Forenames SIDNEY JAMES
Surname BLAND (photo added)
Initials S J
Place of Birth WORTHEN, SHROPSHIRE, UNITED KINGDOM
Date of Birth Saturday, 19 December 1914
Date of Death Wednesday, 28 June 1944
Age 29
Nationality British
Residence or Entered Service From CANNOCK, STAFFORDSHIRE, UNITED KINGDOM
Service Number 14228103
Force British Army
Service/Corps/Regiment Green Howards (Alexandra, Princess of Wales's Own Yorkshire Regiment)
Unit / Ship / Battalion / Squadron 6 Battalion, Green Howards (50th Northumbrian Infantry Division)
Military Honours and Awards
Place of Burial/Commemoration TILLY-SUR-SEULLES WAR CEMETERY
Roll of honour
Grave/Memorial Location IV. B. 5.
Previous Place(s) of Burial Unknown
Epitaph
Family Details SON OF JOHN AND BEATRICE BLAND; HUSBAND OF GLADYS KATHLEEN BLAND (nee TURNER), OF CANNOCK, STAFFORDSHIRE.

Additional Information

 

SIDNEY JAMES BLAND was married to Gladys Kathleen Turner, when he was 22, at St Lukes Church, Cannock, Staffordshire on 27th August 1937.

 

His parents were John William Bland 1891 - 1966, and Beatrice Allen 1894 - 1928.

 

 

Private Sydney James Bland.1

 

 

References
1. Photographs provided anonymously.

 

Acknowledgements and Credits
Source of original data: Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Headstone photograph: Carl Shilleto
Cross marker photograph: Anonymous
Individual photograph: Anonymous
Additional photographs provided by: Anonymous
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