Sidney Parcell

Name

Sidney Parcell

Conflict

First World War

Date of Death / Age

28/02/1919
25

Rank, Service Number & Service Details

Private
45637
Training Reserve
81st Bn.

Awards

Not Yet Researched

Cemetery/Memorial

HERTFORD (ALL SAINTS) CHURCHYARD
SW Corner
United Kingdom

Headstone

>Not Researched

UK Memorials

Bengeo War Memorial Plaque, Holy Trinity Church, Bengeo
Not on the Hertford memorials

Pre War

Born in 1894, in Hertford, to parents William and Susan he had one brother Reginald and in 1911 they were living at 6 Port Vale, Hertford. His father was a jobbing gardener whilst his mother ran a dairy business and both Sidney and his brother worked as business assistants. According to probate records he left £793-17s-5d to his widow Isabella Duncan Parcell and he was living at Bengeo Farm, Bengeo.

Wartime Service

Sidney was originally posted to a Reserve battalion and then transferred to (427807) 693rd Company, Agricultural Company Labour Corps, he would have served in the UK only, working as an agricultural labourer. He attended Bedford on 8 Feb 1919 to receive his discharge papers from the Labour Corps, but suffered exposure while sleeping in a draughty shed on the coldest night of the year. He died of pneumonia.

Additional Information

Sidney was originally posted to a Reserve battalion and then transferred to an Agricultural Labour Company, he would have served in the UK only, working as an agricultural labourer. He attended Bedford on 8 Feb 1919 to receive his discharge papers from t

Acknowledgments

Terry & Glenis Collins, Malcolm Lennox