Rank or Title
Date of Birth
Date of Death
2 Nov 1917
War time / or Pre War occupation
Place of Birth
World War I Address
Place of Death
War Memorial Location
Soldier or Civilian
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.