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William SIDEBOTHAM

Lance Corporal PO/13006 William SIDEBOTHAM of Royal Marines Light Infantry H.M.S. Hampshire

Killed in Action Monday 5th June 1916, Orkney, Scotland, age 32

Of:46 Haughton Street, Hyde, Cheshire
Born:1884, Gee Cross, Cheshire
Parents:Kate Sidebotham and Nathan Sidebotham of 73 Chapel View, Hyde, Cheshire
Marital status:Single
Occupation:Private Marine Light Infantry
He enlisted in:Manchester, Lancashire
Remembered on:Lyness Royal Naval Cemetery, Orkney, UK,   F. 102
Link with Hyde:Lived in Hyde

Notes:

Serving onboard HMS 'Argyll' when 1911 Census was taken.
Awarded 1914-15 Star, Victory & British War Medals.

Killed when H.M.S. "Hampshire" struck a mine off the Orkney Islands.
Lord Kitchener, Secretary of State for War, was also lost in this disaster.