HILDRETH, Sidney James

Rank: 
Lance Corporal
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
South Lancashire Regiment
Service: 
Army
Service number/s: 
3657806
Born: 
Tuesday, October 24, 1916
Died : 
Wednesday, November 19, 1941
Killed in action or died of wounds
Age: 
25
Cemetery/Memorial: 
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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