Other names: Sidney Charles
Locations in this story: ShaftesburyEgyptJerusalem War Cemetery, Jerusalem, IsraelHigh Street, Iwerne Minster, DorsetPalestineSherborne, Dorset
Story: Sidney Charles Wareham was born in 1878 in Iwerne Minster and baptised there on 1 September, 1878. He was the son of William Wareham, a farmer, and Charlotte Matilda Wareham (née Burt). At the time of the 1911 Census he was single, working as a groom and living at High Street, Iwerne Minster, Dorset. He enlisted in Sherborne, Dorset, as a Private in the Dorset (Queen's Own) Yeomanry (Service No. 860). He later transferred to the Household Cavalry and Cavalry of the Line (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, Jerusalem, Israel (then Palestine) (grave id. N.91). He is remembered on the Iwerne Minster War Memorial, Shaftesbury.