Private Sidney Walter Seabrook

Rank or Title

Date of Birth


Date of Death

2 Nov 1917

War time / or Pre War occupation

Plait salesman

Service Number


Place of Birth

United Kingdom

World War I Address

7 Baker Street
United Kingdom

Place of Death

Palestinian Territory

Grave Location

Gaza War Cemetery
Palestinian Territory

War Memorial Location

Soldier or Civilian

  • Soldier


The Luton News , 22nd November 1917
Pte Sidney Walter Seabrook

Pte Sidney Walter Seabrook, 200453, 1/5th Battalion Bedfordshire Regiment, was killed in action at Gaza on November 2nd, 1917, during the Palestine campaign. He was aged 27.

He was the eldest of three sons of Walter Joseph and Sarah Seabrook, of 7 Baker Street, Luton. The couple also had three daughters living at home in 1911. Sidney was then described as a plait salesman.

He had enlisted at the outbreak of war and served with the Yellow Devils throughout the Gallipoli campaign. He was then transferred with his regiment to Egypt and saw considerable service there ahead of the Palestine campaign.

Sidney had a brother, Arthur, serving in Egypt with the East Anglian Royal Engineers.

Individual Location

Pte Sidney Walter Seabrook

Author: Deejaya

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