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About David Sidney Longstaff

Date of Birth
6 January, 1894

Service Number
29080

Birth Place
Cleatlam, Durham, England

Date of Death
March, 1955

Place of Death
South West Durham, England

Relationships

Parents
George Longstaff born abt 1854 and Anetta (Raisbeck) Longstaff born abt 1856 Married Q4 1875 Darlington, Durham, England

Siblings
Alexander born 1876, Mary Alice born 1878, Sarah Ann born 1880, John W born 1883, Beatrice A born 1875, Thomas E born 1887, George born 1890, Albert born 1891

Marriage
Hilda Mary Metcalfe born 1894 Q2 1920 Teesdale, Durham, England

Career

Service
Army

Unit
King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry

Rank
Private

Medals
British War Medal and Victory Medal

Silver Badge
No

Service Record
No

Civilian Employment
1911 Farm labourer 1939 Farm manager ( ARP warden)

Campaigns
1915-1919

Additional Information

Census Information
1901 Cleatlam, Teesdale, Durham, England 1911 Heron's Close, Morpeth, Northumberland, England (boarder)

Absent Voters Roll
Cleatlam, Winston, Durham, England

1939 Register
Brunton House, Old Cleatlam, Winston, Durham, England

Sources
Staindrop Roll of Honour, Ancestry, Find My Past, Family Search

Notes
In 1911 his family were still in Cleatlam, Durham, England

- Research by BE