Hinton, S W
SIDNEY/SYDNEY WILLIAM HINTON
Remembered with honour Dozinghem Military Cemetery: Plot XIV, Row F, Grave 21.
He enlisted in Watford; was entitled to the Victory, British War and 1914-15 Star medals, his qualifying date being 27 April 1915, and died at No. 61 Casualty Clearing Station of wounds received in action. Unfortunately, Sidney’s Service Record appears to be one that did not survive the World War Two bombing.
There is a Death announcement for Sidney in the West Herts and Watford Observer dated 15 December 1917; plus an In Memoriam in the issue dated 7 December 1918.
Son of Charles and Fanny (nee MATTINGLEY) HINTON of Oxhey, Herts.
His parents married 24 December 1887 at St James’, Bushey, Herts. Fanny died 1927 in Watford aged 59, and was buried 12 March at St James’, Bushey; Charles died 27 July 1927 in Watford aged 61, and was buried 30 July, also at St James.
Sidney was born 1893 in Bushey, and resided in Bushey.
On the 1901 Census, aged 7 he lived in Bushey, with his parents and four siblings. On the 1911 Census, an assistant at a mineral water manufactory aged 17, he still lived in Bushey, with his parents and four siblings.
Date of death01/12/1917
Age at death24
Place of death
- 1st S.W. Herts Scout Troop [in St Mary's Parish Church Watford] (4)
- Abbot's Langley Herts War Memorial (17)
- Aldbury Herts War Memorial (1)
- Aldenham Herts War Memorial (located in Letchmore Heath Herts) (8)
- All Saints Church Croxley Green Herts (12)
- All Saints Church Harrow Weald Middx (2)
- All Saints Church Hertford (1)
- All Saints Church King's Langley Herts (1)
- All Saints Church Leavesden Herts (31)
- All Saints Church Witham Essex (3)