HILDRETH, Sidney James
South Lancashire Regiment
Tuesday, October 24, 1916
Wednesday, November 19, 1941
Killed in action or died of wounds
LCpl. Sidney Hildreth, formerly 7 Commando, was killed whilst attached to 'L' Detachment SAS. He left the Commando to join the SAS on the 30th August 1941. He was fatally injured parachuting into the SAS first raid, Operation Squatter, an abortive attack against airfields at Tmimi and Gazala. Sources CWGC The SAS and LRDG Roll of Honour 1941 - 47. www.sas-lrdg-roh.com/index.html
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