WILSON, Sidney William

Rank: 
Marine
Unit/Base: 
45RM Commando
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Marines
Service: 
Royal Navy
Number: 
CH/X 110612
Born: 
Saturday, March 22, 1924
Birthplace: 
Cambridge
Died : 
Sunday, January 20, 1946
Died in service
Age: 
21
Marine Sidney Wilson of 10 Priory Road Cambridge died from burns sustained when a military truck in which he was travelling overturned and caught fire at Broadbridge Heath near Horsham. Twenty three other Royal Marines were injured.
 
Sources
CWGC.
Registers Of Reports Of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM104/139.
Report in the West Sussex County Times 25 January 1946 [see Linked Content below].
 
Primary Roll of Honour: 
Photo of grave in Gallery: 
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