Agate, Sydney Herbert

War Service:

Second Lieutenant SYDNEY HERBERT AGATE of 4th battalion Bedfordshire Regiment was killed on 13 November 1916 during the Battle of the Ancre.

He was commissioned as a 2nd Lieutenant on 5 August 1916 and this was his first time in action. He is buried in Knightsbridge Cemetery, Mesnil-Martinsart.

Location of Memorial:
He is remembered on the war memorial at St Hilda’s church, Brockley.

He was born on 11 July 1884, the son of Walter Golds Agate and P. Agate, of "The Oaklands," Headcorn, Kent..


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