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Sidney James Shirley

Born: 1897.

Place of Birth: Handsworth which at the time of his birth was in Staffordshire.

Died: 1953 in Birmingham.

Parents: Sidney James and Gertrude A. Shirley, nee Chatterley.

Marriages: Gertrude A. Chatterley in Birmingham during 1920.

Children: Sidney James 1922, Ralph 1828, Albert Francis 1931 and Raymond 1937.

Occupation: .

Notes: Sidney James served in the 1/4 Regiment, Somerset Light Infantry as Private 37704. He joined as a boy soldier and served through WWI, it is believed in India. He was awarded the British War Medal.