Sydney Cecil Geering

Name

Sydney Cecil Geering

Conflict

First World War

Date of Death / Age

03/05/1918
27

Rank, Service Number & Service Details

Second Lieutenant
London Regiment (Royal Fusiliers)
4th Bn.

Awards

Not Yet Researched

Cemetery/Memorial

HANGARD COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION
III. AA. 4.
France

UK Memorials

Hertford Town Memorial
All Saints Church Memorial, Hertford
St Andrew’s Church Roll of Honour, Hertford
St Andrew’s Church Memorial, Hertford
Hertford Working Men’s Club (Now Sloppy Joe’s Bar)

Pre War

Born in 1891 in Canterbury, Kent, son of Sydney William and Julia Hannah (Bates) Geering and baptised on 24 May 1891 in Canterbury. He was living in 21 North Road, Hertford in 1901. His father ran the family firm of Geering and Tregaskiss (Motors) in Hertford. He married Elizabeth B. Miles in 1913 and had one son. They later lived with her mother Nurse Miles at 18 Currie Street, Hertford. He worked as Assistant Secretary to Saunderson & Mills of Bedford.

Wartime Service

Enlisted 11203 (and 270985) Private Hertfordshire Regiment and obtained a commission as 2nd Lieutenant London Regiment. He entered France on 26 Dec 1916 and died of wounds as a Prisoner of War.

Acknowledgments

Malcolm Lennox