Private Sydney Wolfe (or Woolfe) Lipson was an English soldier of the British Army who died during the First World War.

He was born in 1895, in West Derby, the son of linen draper Samuel and Dinah Lipson (née Collins), of Manchester and Liverpool, respectively. At the time of the 1911 census, the Lipson family were residing at 148 Queen's Road, Everton.

Lipson died on 1 November 1916, on the Western Front, while serving with the 18th (Service) Battalion (2nd City), The King's (Liverpool Regiment). He had enlisted in September 1914, at which point he was employed as a clerk, and first arrived in France in November 1915.[1][2]

He is buried in De Cusine Ravine British Cemetery, Basseux.


  1. British Army WWI Service Records, 1914-1920 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 2008.
  2. British Army WWI Medal Rolls Index Cards, 1914-1920 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 2008.


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