Sidney Godley’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

August 14, 1889

Death Date

June 29, 1957

Age of Death

67 years

Cause of Death


Place of Death

Epping, United Kingdom


War Hero

The war hero Sidney Godley died at the age of 67. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

English soldier who was given the prestigious Victoria Cross for his bravery at the Battle of Mons during World War I. He became the first private soldier to receive the award during the war.

He grew up with his aunt in London and worked at an ironmonger’s store as a teenager.

His medals were sold for £276,000 at an action in July 2012.

He married Ellen Eliza Norman in August 1919.

He and Sergeant Leo Clarke both received the Victoria Cross for their actions during World War I.