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LACON, Sidney John Boileau


Name: Maidenhead St. Ives Road, Maidenhead
NIWM Ref: 7882
RBWM Ref: WM119

Person Details

Date of birth: 23/08/1889
Place of birth: Ormesby Hall, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk
Gender: Male
Date of death: 12/04/1918
Place of death: Ypres, Belgium
Manner of death: Killed in action
Age at death: 28
CWGC Ref: 136982
TWGPP Ref: 3047291
Address: Chauntry House Bray Road Bray Maidenhead
Address: Ormesby House/Hall Ormesby Road St Margarets Great Yarmouth

Military details

Military Organisation: Army
Rank: Cyclist
Military Organisation: Army
Military Unit/Group: 3rd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment
Rank: Lieutenant
Military Organisation: Army
Rank: Major
Joined: Attached
Military Organisation: Army
Rank: Major


Father Henry Sidney Hammet LACON
Mother Anna LACON (nee BOILEAU)
Wife Doris Lilian LACON (nee GIBSON)
Daughter Diana Valerie LACON
Daughter Joan Wendy Morra LACON

Additional information

Sidney married Doris Lilian Gibson in Kensington, London
Sidney was the Managing Director of Gibson Company Ltd.
Nine Elms British Cemetery, West Vlaanderen, Belgium

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