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Sidney Douglas Ayerst

Male 1868 - 1902  (33 years)


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  • Name Sidney Douglas Ayerst 
    Born 18 Apr 1868  Camberwell, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 2 Feb 1902  South China Sea Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I10878  Family Tree | Byers Side of My Family
    Last Modified 11 Apr 2015 

    Father John Ayerst,   b. 1838, Hackney, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Oct 1900, Camberwell, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Mother Ada Maria Barrow,   b. 13 May 1841, St Dunstans, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Mar 1909, Brighton, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Married 30 May 1858  Lewisham, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F3691  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 18 Apr 1868 - Camberwell, London, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 2 Feb 1902 - South China Sea Link to Google Earth
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  • Census
    1871 England Census
    1871 England Census
    St. George, Camberwell, Surrey
    1881 England Census
    1881 England Census
    Kent Road, Southwark St George Martyr, London
    1901 England Census
    1901 England Census
    District Duke of Wellington, Royal Navy, Hampshire

  • Notes 
    • Name Ayerst, Sidney Douglas
      Register Number: 4949
      Division: Royal Marine Light Infantry: Portsmouth Division
      When Enlisted/Date of Enlistment: 18 July 1889
    • 1899: Anglo Boer War, South AfricaServed in Royal Marines; medals reflect presence at battles of Modder River & Belmont
    • 1899-1902: Royal MarinesServed on HMS Doris 1899 (Boer War service), HMS Powerful 1900 (at time of medal presentation); HMS Cressy (at time of death)
    • 2 Feb 1902: South China SeaMarine on board HMS Cressy. His will was registered on 9 April 1902. (from Register of Seaman's Wills, National Archives
    • Sidney was unmarried; drowned in China; buried in Hong Kong