The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment

Second Lieutenant S W Cross


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Second Lieutenant Sidney William CROSS, 10th  Battalion,  Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, died of wounds, in Belgium, 23rd October 1918, age 33.

2nd November 1885, born in London, son of William George and Francis Cross. 

6th December 1885, St Alphege, Greenwich, baptism of Sidney William Cross, son of William George, (lighterman), and Frances Cross, 423 Southwark Park Road, Bermondsey


1911 Census - 7 Curlew Street, Horselydown, SE - William George Cross, head, age 55, married, lighterman, corn, flour & seed, born Bermondsey, SE; Frances Cross, wife, age 55, married 32 years, 10 children, 8 still alive, born Dartford, SE; Edith Lucy Cross, daughter, age 30, single, wife assistance, born Bermondsey, SE; Florence Cross, daughter, age 29, single, clerk, National Telephones, born Bermondsey, SE; Sidney William Cross, son, age 25, single, clerk, dry? Chemical?, born Bermondsey, SE; Minnie Frances Cross, daughter, age 23, single, dressmaker, born Bermondsey, SE; Ethel Maud Cross, daughter, age 21, single, dressmaker, born Bermondsey, SE; William George Cross, son, age 19, single, clerk, tea blenders, Fanny Gladys Cross, daughter, age 15, single, school, born Bermondsey, SE; Gertrude Cross, daughter, age 13, school, born Bermondsey, SE.


Previously 6th London Regiment, Rifleman, Service No.555330.

21st May 1919, Probate - Cross Sidney William of 33 Jerningham Road, New Cross, Kent. Lieutenant Royal West Kent Regiment, died 23rd October 1918 in Belgium. Probate 21st May to William Lionel Griggs, manager. Effects £378 0s 2d.

Buried at  Vichte Military Cemetery, IV. B. 9., Anzegem, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.


London Gazette 7th September 1918.

The under mentioned cadets to be temporary 2nd Lieutenants.: 28th Aug. 1918.

Royal West Kent Regiment - Sidney William Cross.


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