Altrincham WW1 

Sydney John Davie

Rank:2nd Lieut
Ship/Rgn/Sqn No:08th Bn [1]*
Name of Rgt or Ship:Manchester Rgt
How Died:Killed in Action
Country of burial:BelgiumGrave Photo:Yes
Cemetery or Memorial:Coxyde Cemetery, Koksijde
Town Memorial:Not Listed
Extra Information:
Graduated from university with a B.A. History (Hons) 1913,  and an M.A in

Member of the Broadheath Weslyan Church.

Captain of the Broadheath C.C.

Intended a career in the Indian Civil Service.

He joined the University's OTC and was commissioned in July 1916.

Ardwick Territorial Bn.

He was taking a working party up to the front line by train, when a shell
hit his waggon - killed by shrapnel in his skull.

Death reported in the 19/10/1917 edition of the Altrincham Guardian.

Listed simply as Sydney John Davie (no 's') on the Roll of Honour.

Listed in the Guardian Year Book - Roll of Honour for 1918.

M.I. - "In loving remembrance of a bright, pure, young life, given for

Memorials found on:
Christ Church (Timperley)
Altrincham & District Roll of Honour
Manchester University
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