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  • CWGC headstone in Kingsway (Old) Cemetery, Kirkby in Ashfield. Photo Carol Malone
Person Details
He was the husband of Sarah (née Chadburn) Siddy [married 25/05/1908] He was the father of Ernest Edward born 19/04/1908, Mary Irene, born 17/08/1909:, Harold Joseph, born 04/05/1911, Bernard, born 18/12/1913, Kathleen, born 15/01/1915, and Lloyd Siddy, born 29/12/1916. The family lived at Springfield Cottage, Pond Street, Kirkby in Ashfield.
26 Oct 1917
36
2750018 - CWGC Website
WR/333350
Private
Inland Water Transport Royal Engineers
He was killed whilst brick laying at an airfield in southern England. The pilot was practising take off and landing when on the sixth attempt his plane stalled and crashed. Ernest was hit by the plane and died of head injuries. The pilot survived.
Salisbury Times & South Wilts Gazette, 20/11/1917.
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  • CWGC headstone in Kingsway (Old) Cemetery, Kirkby in Ashfield. Photo Carol Malone
    Ernest Edward Siddy - CWGC headstone in Kingsway (Old) Cemetery, Kirkby in Ashfield. Photo Carol Malone