Biography of Private Sidney Muggleston Turner (13588)
6th Battalion Lincolnshire Regiment
Died 9th August 1915
- Name: Sidney Muggleston Turner
- Date of birth: 1895
- Place of Birth: Baston, Lincolnshire, England
- Date of Birth Registration: October – December 1895
- Place of Birth Registration: Bourne, Lincolnshire, England
- Name: William Turner
- DOB: 1841
- Place of Birth: Baston Fen, Lincolnshire, England
- Occupation: Farm labourer
- Name: Emma Tyler
- DOB: 1868
- Place Of Birth: Helpston, Northamptonshire, England
- Marriage: 1892 Bourne District
Siblings: (Name), (DOB), (POB)
- William R Turner, 1878, Baston (Half brother)
- Ada Alice Turner, 1879, Baston (Half sister)
- Ethel M Turner, 1882, Baston, (Half sister)
- Ernest Arthur Turner, 1893, Baston
- Sidney Muggleston Turner, 1895, Baston
- Hannah Beatrice Turner, 1897, Baston
- Leila Alberta Turner. 1900. Baston
- Plus 2 more who’s names are unknown taken from the 1911 census
- 1901: Sidney is living with his parents in Baston Fen, Baston, Lincolnshire.
- 1911: Sidney is living with his parents in Baston Common, Baston, Lincolnshire. The census gives him an age of 15 and he is listed as a farm labourer.
- No marriage for Sidney has been found and because of his age we can assume that he never had the opportunity to marry.
- Grantham Journal Saturday 18th September 1915
The following casualties have occurred amongst the 6th Lincolns serving in Gallipoli:-
Killed – Turner 13588 S. M.
- None found
Soldier’s Died In The Great War
- These records show that Private Sydney Muggleston Turner, 13588, 6th Bn Lincolnshire Regiment was killed in action on 9th August 1915 in the Balkan Theatre.
- None found
Effects Left To
- Father William
- The British Medal
The Victory Medal
The 15 Star
- Baston, Roll of Honour in St John the Baptist Church
- Commonwealth War Graves Commission:
- In memory of Private Sydney Muggleston Turner, 13588, 6th Bn., Lincolnshire Regiment who died on 9 August 1915 Age 19
- Son of William and Emma Turner, of Northorpe, Thurlby, Bourne, Lincs.
- Remembered with honour, Helles Memorial
© Picture taken by South Lincolnshire War Memorials
© Photo courtesy of CWGC
Military Service Timeline
- Enlisted in Bourne
- This is ongoing research and will be posted when completed
- WW1 Soldier’s Records (www.ancestry.co.uk)
- Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- British Newspaper Archive.