Regiment : Royal Fusiliers posted to 2nd Battalion London Regiment (Royal Fusiliers.) Formerly R/41266, 9th Kings Royal Rifle Corps.
Service number : 84148
Conflict : WW1
Date of death : Died of wounds aged 19 on 18th September 1918
Buried : Epehy Wood Farm Cemetery, Epehy, France, Grave I. F. 14.
Birthplace : Born and resident Redditch, Worcestershire, enlisted Stourbridge
Relatives : Son of Jesse Palmer, of Redditch; husband of Mary E. Palmer, 139 Other Rd., Redditch, Worcestershire
Memorial : Redditch War Memorial
Also appears on : Redditch St Stephen’s Church.
Credits : Researched by Jillian Coombes.
The birth of Sydney Graham Palmer is registered in the March Quarter 1899 under the Bromsgrove Registration District.
On the 1911 census Sydney, aged 13, lived with his parents Jesse and Mary Elizabeth Palmer, at 201 Mount Pleasant, Redditch.
The Bromsgrove, Droitwich and Redditch Messenger, Saturday 15th March 1919:
Other Local Casualties
Previously Reported Missing, now Reported Killed
Palmer S. G. (84148) – London Regiment from Redditch
Bromsgrove, Droitwich and Redditch Messenger digitised by and courtesy of Martin Stephens: http://www.bromsgrovebmsgh.co.uk