Name: Charles Cecil Archibald Sillery
Rank: Lt Colonel (Indian Army retired)
Regiment/Service: Commanding 20th (Tyneside Scottish) Bn. Northumberland Fusiliers
Date of death: 1/07/1916
Grave Reference: I. G. 2., Bapaume Post Military Cemetery, Somme
Additional Information: Husband of Edith Sillery, of The Grange, Scalby, Scarborough.
Charles Sillery is not commemorated on Scarborough War Memorial. He is, however, commemorated on Scalby War Memorial.
There is a wonderful window in St Laurence’s Church, Scalby, dedicated to Charles and his brother, John, who was killed at Gallipoli. Photos are below. You can read more about Charles Sillery and John Sillery at Scalby War Memorial website.
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