Geddington Roll of Honour 1914-18


RICH, Sidney

Cabaret-Rouge British Cemetery
Cabaret-Rouge British Cemetery

Rank: Private
Service No: 2269
Regiment/Service: East Surrey Regiment 9th Battalion
Died: 26/09/1915, Killed in action, aged 35
Cemetery: Cabaret-Rouge British Cemetery, Souchez, France – Grave: XI. E. 1.

Personal Information

Parents: William Henry & Sarah Jane Hammett (nee Rich)
Born: 1880 Northampton

Marriage: Rebecca Denton Roberts (Q3 1903, Kettering, Vol. 3b, Page 448)
Children: William Sidney Rich (b. 1903)
Lucy Mary Rich (b. 1910)
Stanley Leonard Rich (b. 1914)


Census Information

1881 Census: 11, Brier Court, Northampton
William H Hammett (father); Aged 37; shoe riveter; b. Finsbury
Sarah J Hammett (mother); Aged 29; b. Southwick, Sussex
Francis E Hammett (brother); Aged 11; b. Lewes, Sussex
Harry Hammett (brother); Aged 9; b. Northampton
Emily L Hammett (sister); Aged 7; b. Northampton
Agnes E Hammett (sister); Aged 5; b. Northampton
William Hammett (brother); Aged 2; b. Birmingham
Sidney Hammett; Aged 2 months; b. Northampton
Source Citation: Class: RG11; Piece: 1544; Folio: 48; Page: 16; GSU roll: 1341372.

1891 Census: Althorp Street, Northampton
Sarah Hammett (mother); Aged 39; charwoman
Harry Hammett (brother); Aged 19; labourer
William Hammett (brother); Aged 13
Sidney Hammett; Aged 11
Mary A Hammett (sister); Aged 7; b. Northampton
Source Citation: Class: RG12; Piece: 1196; Folio: 150; Page: 3; GSU Roll: 6096306.

1901 Census: 29, Tresham Street, Kettering
Sidney Rich; Aged 21; builders carter
Mary Rich; Aged 18; boot fitter
Source Citation: Class: RG13; Piece: 1448; Folio: 185; Page: 27.

1911 Census: Wood Road; Geddington
Sidney Rich; Aged 30; ironstone labourer – married 7 years
Rebecca Rich; Aged 28 – 3 children, 2 living
William Sidney Rich; Aged 7; b. Geddington
Lucy Mary Rich; Aged 10 month; b, Geddington
Source Citation: Class: RG14; Piece: 8565; Schedule Number: 112.


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