Pte Sidney George Burnage, 50638, 2nd Battalion Suffolk Regiment, was killed in action in France on May 8th, 1917. He was aged 28 and had been married for just under a year.
The news was sent by a chaplain to his widow, Florence, whom he had married in June 1916. Florence was living with Sidney's parents, Walter John and Agnes Burnage, at 108 Tennyson Road, Luton. Sidney was their second son, who was educated at Waller Street School, Luton.