S. A. Bunker
Service no. G/8995
Private, Middlesex Regiment, 11th Battalion
Killed in action at about age 21 on 18 October 1915
Remembered at Loos Memorial, Pas de Calais, France
Information from the 1911 census
The Bunker family lived at 4 Richmond Street, Kennington, Lambeth (the street has now disappeared). Henry Bunker, 51, was a widower from Shepherds Bush, west London, who worked as ox tongue curer. Three sons (all born in Lambeth) lived at home:
Charles Bunker, 19, a warehouseman
Sidney Bunker, 17, a press boy in the printing industry
Rodney Bunker, 14, an errand boy
Henry Bunker, 28, Beatrice Bunker, 26 and Ada Bunker, 23 (all named in the 1901 census) appear to have been living elsewhere.
Information from the 1901 census
In 1901 the Bunker family lived at 36 Richmond Street. Sidney’s mother, Mary, 41, was born in Camberwell. Henry Bunker, 18, was working as a carman; Beatrice Bunker, 16, was a “boot socker”; Ada Bunker, 13, Charles Bunker, 9, Sidney, 7, and Rodney, 4, were all at school.