Fabian, Sydney James

Corporal 542 Sydney James Fabian. 1st Battalion, Honourable Artillery Company. Killed in action at Kemmel on 5th December 1914, aged 22. No known grave. Commemorated on Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium.

  • Born in Willesden Green, London, on 28th January 1892
  • Enlisted at Armoury House, London
  • Admitted in to the HAC on 11th October 1909 with the rank of Private
  • Resident of South Hampstead
  • Served in Malvern College Officer Training Corps
  • Articled Clerk in the firm of Cash Stone & Co, Chartered Accountants
  • Attended camp at Fargo in 1910, 1911 and 1914
  • Height 5ft 10 inches
  • Mobilised on 5th August 1914
  • Promoted to Corporal on 12th September 1914
  • Went overseas on 18th September 1914
  • Admitted in to No.10 Stationary Hospital, St Omer, on 30th October 1914 suffering from a contusion to the knee
  • Discharged to duty on 6th November 1914
  • Killed in action at Kemmel on 5th December 1914
  • Aged 22
  • No known grave
  • Commemorated on Panel 9 of the Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium
  • Son of James Fabian, of 6, Daleham Gardens, Hampstead, London
  • Brother of Arthur Stanley (also served in the HAC during the war), Edith Ruth (b.c.1903) and Alice Maie (b.c.1910)

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