14306 Private Sidney James Dyer
1st July 1916
Born in Chudleigh Devon in 1895.
His parents were James Dyer(1872-1941) and
They were married in 1891.
Sidney had a brother,Frederick William
(23/03/1892-1974) and 2 sisters,
Katherine Louisa(12/03/1894-1997) and
In the 1901 census, the family were recorded as living in 3 rooms at Symons Farm,Trusham,Devon. James was employed as an agricultural labourer.
In the 1911 census, the family had moved to
East Cottages,Trusham,Devon. James was now employed as a stone quarry labourer. Sidney was also working now as a cowman on a farm.
Sidney enlisted in Exeter and his date of disembarkation into France was on 01/10/1915.
He was killed in action on 01/07/1916.
He was awarded the 1914-1915 Star,
the 1914-1918 British War and Allied Victory medals.