Weeks, Percy

Weeks

Percy Weeks

Rank: Private

Regiment: 1st Battalion, Duke of Cornwall’s Light Infantry

Parents: Mr Thomas & Mrs Esther Weeks

Wife: Mrs Maud Weeks

Brothers: F Weeks, A WeeksH Weeks

Brother-in-Law: Henry Wise

Address: 1 Wilmington Road, St Helen’s Down, Hastings

Other Info: At the Front. According to CWGC, Percy died aged 31 on 23rd August 1918. He is remembered at Adanac Military Cemetery, Miraumont, grave reference III.F.4.

Published: December 1916

Perigoe, Herbert

Harold S PerigoeHerbert Perigoe

Herbert Perigoe

Rank: Private

Regiment: 12th Battalion (Southdowns) Royal Sussex Regiment

Parents: Mr & Mrs H Perigoe

Wife: Florence Rose Perigoe

Cousins: Herbert Perigoe & Harold S Perigoe

Address: Portsmouth

Parent’s Address: Brassey Institute, Claremont, Hastings

Other Info: Died in Germany on September 30th or since.

According to CWGC, Herbert died on 30th September 1916. He is remembered at Cabaret-Rouge British Cemetery, Souchez, grave reference XV.O.41.

Published: December 1916

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Sinclair, Arthur Sewell

Taylor, Waller & Sinclair

Arthur Sewell Sinclair

Rank: Private

Regiment: 14th Battalion, London Scottish (London Regiment)

Wife: Mrs Freda J B Sinclair

Address: 42 Conway Road, Southgate, London

Other Info: In Death they were not Divided reads: “…Three comrades in the London Scottish. Private Taylor was the son of Mr & Mrs Taylor of ‘Guernsey’, 32 Vale Road, St Leonards, and Private Sinclair was former manager of the Palace Hotel, Hastings. The three were firm friends, and when they left for the Front they were ‘seen off’ by Private Taylor’s father. On 28th October 1916 an unlucky rifle grenade or bomb fell amongst a sentry post of six men, and the three friends were killed together by the same explosive.”

According to CWGC, Arthur is remembered at Laventie Military Cemetery, La Gorgue, grave reference III.B.4.

Published: December 1916

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Waller, William Pettigrew

Taylor, Waller & Sinclair

William Pettigrew Waller

Rank: Private

Regiment: 14th Battalion, London Scottish (London Regiment)

Parents: Mr Walter C & Mrs Mary W Waller

Address: 139 Cambridge Road, Seven Kings, Ilford, Essex

Other Info: In Death they were not Divided reads: “…Three comrades in the London Scottish. Private Taylor was the son of Mr & Mrs Taylor of ‘Guernsey’, 32 Vale Road, St Leonards, and Private Sinclair was former manager of the Palace Hotel, Hastings. The three were firm friends, and when they left for the Front they were ‘seen off’ by Private Taylor’s father. On 28th October 1916 an unlucky rifle grenade or bomb fell amongst a sentry post of six men, and the three friends were killed together by the same explosive.”

According to CWGC, William is remembered at Laventie Military Cemetery, La Gorgue, grave reference III.B.11.

Additional name information from the Lives of the First World War website.

Published: December 1916

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Stace, Amos

Amos Stace

Amos Stace

Rank: Lance Corporal

Regiment: 16th Battalion, London Regiment (Queen’s Westminster Rifles)

Wife: Alice Jesse Stace

Father: Mr Amos Stace

Address: 7 Palace Road, New Southgate, London

Other Info: The image text reads “This group shows on the right, seated, Mr Amos Stace who was buried last week and was a broad minded and happy Christian worker at Old Wesley Church, Bourne Street, Hastings and greatly respected in the Old Town. Seated on the left is his father, who was once employed by the Hastings Corporation, and who predeceased his son by some years. The young man in the centre is Mr Amos Stace, who was killed at the Front a short time ago, a great blow to his parents. He is holding his eldest child in his arms, the only survivor of the representatives of four generations. Born in Hastings.

According to CWGC, Amos died aged 38 on 18th January 1916. He is remembered at Vlamertinghe Military Cemetery, grave reference I.C.4.

Published: December 1916

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Stretton, William Thomas

William Thomas Stretton

William Thomas Stretton

Rank: Private

Regiment: Canadian Expeditionary Force

Wife: Mrs Florence Stretton

Brother: W Stretten

Brother’s Address: 286 Priory Road, Hastings

Address: 419 Salem Avenue, Toronto

Other Info: On Active Service. Born in Hastings.

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Published: December 1916

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