1914-15 Star (346888. S. A. Whitehead. Shpt. 1. R.N.); British War Medal; Victory Medal (346888. S. A. Whitehead. Shpt. 1. R.N.); Royal Navy Long Service and Good Conduct Medal George V, 1st type Admirals bust, 1911-1930 (346888. S. A. Whitehead. Shpt 1 Cl. H.M.S. Vulcan.) rate partially double-struck 346888. Shipwright 1st Class. S. A. Whitehead. Royal Navy.

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Sidney Arthur Whitehead was born on 3 October 1882, at Chatham, Kent, and commenced his naval service as a Shipwright in H.M.S. Pembroke II, on 27 July 1902. He was advanced to Shipwright Second Class, on 1 November 1912, and Shipwright First Class, H.M.S. Cyclops, on 1 October 1913. He served during the Great War in the Bramble Class Gunboat, H.M.S. Britomart, from 6 August 1915 to 5 May 1917, and was awarded his Long Service and Good Conduct Medal in 1919. He was shore pensioned in July 1926