Hutchinson, Spencer

Spencer Hutchinson

Spencer Hutchinson

Rank: Lance Corporal

Regiment: 2nd Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders

Parents: Mr James & Mrs Rebecca Hutchinson

Brother: George J Hutchinson

Address: 2 Halton Crescent, Hastings

Other Info: Died of wounds on 15th April 1917. According to CWGC, Spencer died aged 22 and is remembered at Aubigny Communal Cemetery Extension, grave reference II.E.27.

Published: May 1917

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Fairall, Ebenezer

FairallEbenezer Fairall

Rank: Private

Service: British Army

Sister: Mrs Martin

Sister’s Address: 16 North Terrace, Halton

Brother: Samuel Fairall

Other Info: Additional information from the Lives of the First World War website.

Published: May 1917

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Dive, Edward H

Edward H Dive

Edward H Dive

Rank: Private

Regiment: Army Veterinary Corps

Sister: Mrs D Martin

Brother-in-Law: A R T Martin

Sister’s Address: 16 North Terrace, Halton, Hastings

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

Published: May 1917

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Bourn, Richard

Richard Bourn

Richard Bourn

Rank: Sapper

Regiment: Royal Engineers

Parents: Mr & Mrs Bourn

Address: 1 Wellington Road, Hastings

Other Info: Sapper Bourn enlisted two days after war was declared, giving up his post as an electrical engineer for the purpose. He has made the two vases shown in the picture out of the shell cases. One of these (bearing the Artillery badge) was given him by a friend in the French artillery, it being a shell with which that friend brought down a Taube aeroplane. On the front of the other shell is the R.E. cap badge worn by Sapper Bourn part of each day since he enlisted up to the time he made and sent home the shells.

Published: May 1917

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Colvin, Leonard

Leonard Colvin

Leonard Colvin

Rank: Private

Regiment: 9th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment

Parents: Mr & Mrs Colvin

Address: Bourne Walk, Hastings

Other Info: Killed in action aged 23 on 12th April 1917. According to CWGC, Leonard is remembered at the Arras Memorial, Bay 6.

Published: May 1917

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Barber, L W

L W Barber

L W Barber

Rank: Private

Regiment: Kent Regiment

Sent by: Miss A Message

Address: Tile Kiln Farm, Fairlight

Other Info: In India.

Published: May 1917

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Webster, William

William Webster

William Webster

Rank: Lance Corporal

Regiment: 10th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers

Wife: Mrs Webster

Address: 2 Thomas Cottages, Bourne Walk, Hastings

Other Info: Killed in action. According to CWGC, William died on 11th April 1917. He is remembered at Duisans British Cemetery, Etrun, grave reference III.E.16.

Published: May 1917

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Vine, Richard

 

Richard VineRichard Vine

Rank: Sapper

Regiment: 280th Army Troops Company. Royal Engineers

Mother: Mrs Vine

Address: 196 Battle Road, Hollington.

Other Info: Killed in action. According to CWGC, Richard died on 26th April 1917. He is remembered at St Nicholas British Cemetery, grave reference I. H. 3.

Published: May 1917

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Toogood, W

Toogood & Davey

W Toogood

Rank: Private

Regiment: Royal Sussex Regiment

Parents: Mr F N & Mrs M J Toogood

Brothers: Charles Frank Toogood & F Toogood

Brother-in-Law: C H Davey

Address: 44 Cornfield Road, St Leonards

Published: May 1917

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