Regiment : 695th Mechanical Transport Company Army Service Corps
Service number : DM2179064
Conflict : WW1
Date of death : 12th October 1918 aged 25
Buried : Basra War Cemetery, Iraq, Grave I. P. 15.
Relatives : Son of Thomas Frederick and Mary Ellen Hoult, of Mitton House, Stourport
Memorial : Stourport War Memorial
Also appears on : Stourport High School formerly in Stourport Boys School
Credits : Researched by Adrian Carter.
Sidney Hoult was born in Stourport on 16th September 1894. He resided at Wolverhampton and enlisted there on the 9th December 1915, previous occupation given as Fitter (learner driver). He joined at Grove Park on 26th May 1916, embarked at Devonport on the 16th September 1916, arriving at Basra on the 18th October. He was in the field from 24th February 1917. On the 8th March 1918 his unit sent on leave to India, arriving back at Basra on the 28th March. He died of pneumonia at the 40th British General Hospital.
Sydney Ernest Hoult, Private, 179064, Army Service Corps, Motor Transport, 6 Mitton Street, appears on the Absent Voters List for Stourport 1918.