Marple, Sydney

Regimental Number: 438735
Rank: Lieutenant
Branch: 52nd Battalion

Sydney was born on July 8, 1890 in Derby, England. At some point he filed on a homestead at SW9-79-13-W6. Sidney enlisted in Port Arthur, Ontario in May of 1915. During his time overseas, he married a woman named Jane who was living in Ireland. Sydney died of gunshot wounds to his left thigh on June 28, 1917 at the No. 22 Casualty Clearing Station (Bruay). His graver marker is inscribed with “He died that we might live.”

Sources: homestead records; photograph on CVWM