Sergeant Sidney Fensome

Rank or Title

Date of Birth


Date of Death

22 Mar 1917

Service Number


Place of Birth

United Kingdom

World War I Address

Ramridge End Lane
United Kingdom

Place of Death


Grave Location

Savy British Cemetery

War Memorial Location

Soldier or Civilian

  • Soldier


The Luton News , 2nd May 1918
Stopsley War Memorial

Sgt Sidney Fensome, 19789, 2nd Battalion Bedfordshire Regiment, was killed in action on the Somme on March 22nd, at the start of the German spring offensive of 1918. He was aged 28.

The son of Samuel and Ellen Fensome, of Ramridge End Lane, Stopsley, he was the third of the couple's sons to die in battle. Sidney is commemorated on both the Stopsley and Luton War Memorials.

Pte Horace Fensome, of the Beds Regiment, had died on the Somme in September 1916, just days before the loss of his brother, Arthur William (Machine Gun Corps).

Stopsley War Memorial

Author: Deejaya

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