Private S. Bruce   Service number 1401  royal army medical corps

Regiment Royal Army Medical Corps

Date of birth  21st November 1895

Date of death 6th March 1915

Age at death  20 years


His Story

Sydney was the youngest of four children and a resident of Millwall when he enlisted in the Royal Army Medical Corps (Territorial Force).   Sadly his army career came to an end on 6th March 1915 when he died at the 4th London General Hospital, Denmark Hill in South London from Tuberculous Meningitis aged 20.   His three siblings, including a sister who was a VAD with the British Red Cross and St. John’s Ambulance, all took part in the war effort and survived.

Details of Sydney Bruce’s life and family are available in our publication “Hidden Histories”