Sidney Alfred Davis was the son of Henry and Fanny Louisa Davis of Bridge Cottage, Redbrook. He was born in Penallt in 1892.
The 1901 census shows he lived at Lone Lane, Penallt. He was an old boy of Monmouth School. Sydney was married in the 2nd Quarter of 1917 to Edith Louise Davis (nee Godfrey).
He served with the 1/4th Battalion, The Gloucestershire Regiment as Private 2569 TF S. A. Davies (Territorial Force) from 2nd September 1914 to January 1917. At this point he transferred to the 1/5th Battalion Gloucester Regiment and becoming Corporal 100613 S. A. Davies. He was given a commission on 26th April 1917.
Sidney is listed as killed in action 22nd August 1917, aged 25 years in the attack at Ypres.
See also the description within In Memoriam