WW1 Medal Groups
Engineer Commanders group served Jutland etc to Main, born Southsea.
Sydney Edward Main,
1914-15 Star, (ENG. LT. S.E. MAIN. R.N.), British War Medal, Victory Medal, (ENG. LT. CR. S.E. MAIN. R.N.), Defence Medal, 1939-45 War Medal, Coronation 1911 Medal, Jubilee 1935 Medal.
Born 1886 in Southsea.
1902 enlists as a R.N. Engineer Cadet at Devonport.
1907 appointed Engineer Sub-Lieutenant.
1911 on board the King Edward VII for the Review of the Fleet at Spithead and receives his Coronation Medal.
1916 on board the Shannon at the Battle of Jutland.
1916 joins the Redoubt.
1917 takes part in the Bombardment of Ostend dockyard.
1936 placed on the retired list as Engineer Captain.
1937 re-employed to the Cardiff.
1939 promoted to Engineer Commander.
1946 Released Class A.
1981 dies in the New Forest District.