Dedicated to the memory of all the men and women of the Bridgnorth area who died during the two World Wars.

J Sidney Sergeant (1892 - 1919)

Records for this man have been found under several different spellings. The family's preferred spelling appears to have been SARGEANT. He appears to have been known by his middle name, Sidney.

Sidney Sargeant was born in late 1892. He was baptised at Worfield Parish Church on 29th January, 1893 (as Serjeant). He was the son of John Sargeant, cattleman, and his wife, Fanny. The family lived at Newton. In 1911 John Sidney was working as a farm waggoner.

Sidney volunteered early in the war, joining the Royal Horse Artillery. He went to France on 13th March 1915. Sidney survived the war, dying on 26th January, 1919. It is not known if he died of wounds or from influenza. He is buried in Worfield Churchyard.

Driver John S Sargeant, 88310, RFA, was awarded the Victory and British Medals and the 1915 Star. He was the brother of R Thomas Sargeant

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