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09 Sep 1891
Parents: George Henry and Williamena Marlow of 62 Rosemary Street, Mansfield. George ran a local shop.
Civil Servant in Fiji. Sydney had gone to Fiji on 04/06/1914, his brother Alfred was already there, working has a builder. Alfred spent his whole adult life there, dying at the age of 95. After the war Sydney's mother and 2 of his sisters moved to Fiji as well. Sydney was an early member of the Boy Scout movement in Mansfield. Once he reached Fiji he started a boy scout group. He is supposed to have met Baden Powell just before he left for Fiji and Baden Powell asked him to start the Boy Scout Movement in Fiji.
17 Feb 1917
804621 - CWGC Website
Returned to England from Fiji in April 1916.
1st Bn King's Royal Rifle Corps
Enlisted July 1916
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