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Corporal Sydney Ernest Day

Royal Army Medical Corps

Died: Saturday 1 July 1916 (aged 27)

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Record:
DAY, SYDNEY ERNEST
Additional information:
Son of Ernest and Ellen Day, of Needham Market; husband of Maud Mary Day, of Fen Farm, Creeting St. Mary, Needham Market, Suffolk.
Cemetery:
SUCRERIE MILITARY CEMETERY, COLINCAMPS
Cemetery/memorial reference:
I. I. 80.
Country:
United Kingdom

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Name:
Company Quarter Master Sergeant Day
Context:
award
Date:
30 Jun 1916
Diary:
3 DIVISION: 8 Infantry Brigade: 2 Battalion Royal Scots. (page 314)
Name:
Lieutenant Day
Context:
Killed in action
Date:
1 Jul 1916
Diary:
7 DIVISION: 2 Battalion Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment) (page 52)
Name:
A Day
Context:
promotion
Date:
30 Jun 1916
Diary:
7 DIVISION: 1 Battalion Royal Welsh Fusiliers (page 292)
Name:
Lieutenant A O Day
Context:
author
Date:
2 Jul 1916
Diary:
2 DIVISION: 10 Battalion Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry (Pioneers) (page 10)