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Title: HT Aragon, Pte Sidney Grimwood, Middlesex Regiment Dec 1917
Post by: Past_life on Monday 19 May 14 22:48 BST (UK)
I'm trying to find if Sidney Grimwood went down on the ship and where he had been shipped from on the Aragon's last voyage.
Title: Re: HT Aragon, Pte Sidney Grimwood, Middlesex Regiment Dec 1917
Post by: heatherjulie on Monday 19 May 14 23:18 BST (UK)
Hi
A warm welcome to Rootschat!


Is this him?

http://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/1438647/GRIMWOOD,%20SYDNEY%20JAMES

Heather
Title: Re: HT Aragon, Pte Sidney Grimwood, Middlesex Regiment Dec 1917
Post by: DavidJP on Monday 19 May 14 23:20 BST (UK)
Hi Past_life,

Welcome to Rootschat!

Here is a link to Sidney's CWGC (Commonwealth War Graves Commision) Entry: http://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/1438647/GRIMWOOD,%20SYDNEY%20JAMES

Here is a link to a page on the  CWGC site about the cemetery & a little info about the HT Aragon towards the bottom of the page: http://www.cwgc.org/find-a-cemetery/cemetery/142020/Chatby%20Memorial

Another link to some info about the HT Aragon & what happened to her: http://www.loyalregiment.com/sinking-of-the-aragon-30th-december-1917/

If you google 'HT Aragon 1917' you will find many more hits & hopefully information.

Hope this helps.

Kind regards

David
Title: Re: HT Aragon, Pte Sidney Grimwood, Middlesex Regiment Dec 1917
Post by: heatherjulie on Monday 19 May 14 23:21 BST (UK)
Is this the man you are looking for?

Sydney James Grimwood

Birth Place Bury St. Edmund's

Residence Coddenham

Death Date 30 Dec 1917

Death Location At Sea

Enlistment Location Bury St. Edmund's, Suffolk

Rank Private

Regiment Duke of Cambridge's Own (Middlesex Regiment)

Battalion 6th Battalion

Number G/24430

Type of Casualty Died

Theatre of War At Sea


There is another Sidney Grimwood

Rifleman Service No: S/31280
Date of Death:31/07/1917
Regiment/Service: Rifle Brigade 3rd Bn.
YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL

Heather

Title: Re: HT Aragon, Pte Sidney Grimwood, Middlesex Regiment Dec 1917
Post by: Past_life on Tuesday 20 May 14 21:30 BST (UK)
I do think this is the Sidney I 'm looking for. I'm new to researching, all help most appreciated. I will try to find more about this ship and it's last fateful voyage. Thanks