Other names: Sidney Charles
Locations in this story: ShaftesburyEgyptJerusalem War CemeteryHigh Street, Iwerne Minster, DorsetPalestine
Story: Sidney Charles Wareham was born in 1878 in Shaftesbury. He was the son of William Wareham, a farmer, and Charlotte M. Wareham. At the time of the 1911 Census he was single, working as a groom and living at High Street, Iwerne Minster, Dorset. He enlisted as a Private in the Dorset Yeomanry (Queen's Own) (Service No. 230234). He served in Egypt and Palestine and was awarded the Victory, British War and 1915 Star medals. He died of wounds on 9th June 1918 and was buried at Jerusalem War Cemetery (grave id. N.91). He is remembered on the Iwerne Minster War Memorial, Shaftesbury.