Lieutenant Sidney Charles Squires

Rank or Title

Date of Birth


Date of Death

28 Oct 1918

Place of Birth

United Kingdom

World War I Address

10 Farley Hill
United Kingdom

Place of Death


Grave Location

Crucifix Cemetery

War Memorial Location

Soldier or Civilian

  • Soldier


The Luton News , 7th November 1918
Lieut Sidney Charles Squires

Lieut Sidney Charles Squires, 2/5th Battalion Royal Warwickshire Regiment, was killed in action in at Valenciennes in France on October 28th, 1918. He was a holder of the Belgian Croix de Guerre, awarded the previous February for intelligence work while with the Brigade staff.

He was the 22-year-old third son of Harry and Emily Wooler Squires, of Crafnant, Chapel Street (10 Farley Hill), Luton. His father was a director of hat manufacturers Welch & Sons, of Upper George Street.

Sidney was educated at Luton Modern School and joined the Royal Army Medical Corps (City of London Field Ambulance) on January 11th, 1915, at the age of 18. Shortly afterwards he was transferred to the Officer Training Corps and received his commission on November 13th, 1915.

From that time he saw considerable service in France with the Royal Warwicks, but during his last few months was on the headquarters staff of an Infantry Brigade.

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Lieut Sidney Charles Squires

Author: Deejaya

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