Sidney Ernest Venus
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- Unknown - c 1896
- France and Flanders - 4 October 1916
- Served in
- Royal Fusiliers
- 19 Chalk Road, Plaistow
Sidney Ernest's story
The inscription on the bells says Private W Venus.
However William Venus, the eldest of six brothers, five of whom served in the First World War, was not killed in the war but injured in the arm – possibly losing an arm.
Two of the brothers, Sidney Ernest and Leonard, were killed. We don’t know which of these is referred to on the bell, or why there is only one. There are profiles for both of them on this website.
Thanks to several members of the family for providing information and photographs.
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