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Private 1274 Sidney George Prosser

19th Battalion, Australian Infantry (Australian Imperial Force)
Killed in Action, France and Flanders, 27th July 1916 aged 42

  • Buried: Pozieres British Cemetery, Somme, France. Grave III.K.35
  • Awarded British War and Victory Medals
  • Son of Joseph Richard and Mary Newstead Prosser of Overton, Water Orton
  • Husband of Edith Bertha Prosser [nee Swan]. Married 24 Apr 1902 in Coleshill
  • Father to Sibyl and Edward
  • NNWFHS Memorial (just outside NNWFHS area): Water Orton

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  • Born Apr Qtr 1874 in Coleshill. Baptised 17 May 1874 at Coleshill
  • Lived at High Street, Coleshill [1881]
  • Lived at 83 Snow Hill, Birmingham as a Grocers Assistant [1891]
  • Lived at Park Road, Coleshill, employed as a Grocer [1901]
  • Lived in Water Orton, employed as a Commercial Traveller [1911]
  • Moved to Australia to open business c1911
  • Business destroyed in fire at Williams Brothers in Sydney 17 Dec 1913
  • Enlisted in Australian Infantry at Liverpool, NSW on 25 Feb 1915 [click here to see his Service Records]
  • Click here to read a transcript of a letter from his wife Edith to the Coleshill Chronicle [© Ellen Thorne]

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