Sidney David Bolton

Navigator, 49 Squadron
Service number 1890153
Died 21 November 1944
Buried Reichswald Forest War Cemetery, Germany
Age 20

Headstone Inscription
DEEPLY MOURNED BY HIS SORROWING PARENTS, SISTER, RELATIVES, AND FRIENDS


Biography

Sidney was the son of Solomon Bolterman and Sophie née Daniels of Hackney, London.

Sidney’s father Solomon was born in Russia and worked as a perambulator maker. He enlisted in the Labour Corp in WW1 and served in France. After the war he changed his name from Bolterman to Bolton and worked as a timber merchant in Hackney. Sidney had one sister named Sheila.

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Photo credit to 49 Squadron Association