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200172 C.S.M. Sydney Constable, 4th Royal Sussex Regiment


Sydney Arthur Constable was the son of a gamekeeper. By the outbreak of the war he was a coach and motor body builder working for Mr A Rice, Coachsmith. He enlisted in October 1914 when he was still only 18 and served during the First World War in the Balkans with the 4th Royal Sussex Regiment. He was awarded the Distinguished Conduct Medal, the …

24 September 1917 : Petty Officer (Acting) Tommy Egdell, DCM


One of ten children, of Robert (a labourer) and Thomasina (née Blyth) five boys and five girls born between 1875 and 1901 of New Row, Alnwick, Northumberland. Tommy married Alice Allan (July 1900). At the 1901 Census he was an engine driver in a stone quarry.    Before the war they lived in at 277, Maypole Street, Ashington where Tommy was a m…