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William Sykes

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Warwickshire
Death: March 03, 1950 (82)
England (United Kingdom)
Place of Burial: Haselor, Warwickshire, England
Immediate Family:

Son of Reverend John Heath Sykes and Frances Amelia Sykes
Husband of Eleanor Mary Sykes
Father of John Henry Sykes; Billy; Paul; Margery and Dick Sykes
Brother of Frances (Emmie) Malcolm; Frank Sykes; John Heath Sykes; Frederick Heath Sykes; Katie and 8 others

Occupation: Equitation Instructor, RMA Sandhurst, Lt. Colonel, 3rd Dragoon Guards
Managed by: William David Sykes
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About William Sykes

  • First Name: W
  • Surname: Sykes
  • Nationality: British
  • Information: Riding Master.
  • Rank: Lieutenant Colonel
  • Service: British Army
  • Regiment: Establishments – Educational And Training
  • Battalion: Royal Military College at Sandhurst
  • Seniority Date: 20/09/1912

UK Army List 1918

  • First Name: W
  • Surname: Sykes
  • Nationality: British
  • Information: Officer of Companies of Gentlemen Cadets., Riding Master.
  • Rank: Lieutenant Colonel
  • Service: British Army
  • Regiment: Royal Military College At Sandhurst
  • Seniority Date: 20/09/1912

WW1 - Lt. Colonel William Sykes then 47, was Equitation Officer at Sandhurst Military College where he trained Cavalry Officers and re-designed the Riding School.

He only visited the Front once to deliver horses and to see his son John Henry Sykes, an Officer in the Indian Army stationed in N.France.

He retired in 1921

Note from William David Sykes 1st Nov 2016

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William Sykes's Timeline

1867
September 27, 1867
Warwickshire
1896
October 15, 1896
Kent, Great-Britain
1901
March 25, 1901
1903
October 5, 1903
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire, United Kingdom
1904
December 3, 1904
1912
September 5, 1912
Hounslow, Middlesex, United Kingdom
1950
March 3, 1950
Age 82
England
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Haselor, Warwickshire, England