Regiment : 8th Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment
Service number : 11429
Conflict : WW1
Date of death : Killed in action on 18th November 1916
Place of death : Grandcourt, France
Buried : Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial, France, Pier and Face 5A and 5B.
Birthplace : Hadzor, Worcestershire in 1897, enlisted Cheltenham
Relatives : Son of Charles and Gertrude Diston of The Bevins, Hinton on the Green
Memorial : Hinton on the Green St Peter's Church Diston Memorial Window
Also appears on : Hinton on the Green St Peter's Church
Credits : Researched by Andy Frisby.
The inscription on the window reads:
In memory of Sidney Diston 7th Gloucester
Regt who fell at Grandcourt Nov 18th 1916
Sidney Diston has no known grave, the photograph available shows his name on Thiepval Memorial.