Beere, Cecil Hansford

Cecil Hansford Beere

Cecil Hansford Beere

Service: Royal Navy

Mother: Mrs Beere

Father: Thomas H Beere

Address: Southborough House, Vicarage Road, Hastings

Other Info: Formerly a clerk at Messrs. Langham, Son and Douglas, Hastings.

Published: July 1917

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Ball, Charles E

Charles E Ball

Charles E Ball

Rank: Lance Sergeant

Regiment: 13th Battalion (Southdowns), Royal Sussex Regiment

Sent by: His Brother

Brother’s Address: 73 Castle Hill Road, Hastings

Other Info: Killed in action. Winner of the Military Medal for bravery in holding a German trench. According to CWGC, Charles died on 3rd September 1916. He is remembered at Hamel Military Cemetery, Beaumont Hamel, grave reference I.E.41.

Published: July 1917

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Aylard, Percy Frederick

Percy Frederick Aylard

Percy Frederick Aylard

Rank: Private

Regiment: 9th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment

Mother: Mrs H E Aylard

Sent by: H Picknell

Mother’s Address: Church Street, Ticehurst

Other Info: Killed in action. According to CWGC, Percy died aged 22 on 11th June 1917. He is remembered at Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial on Panel 20.

Published: July 1917

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Austin, Ivan

Ivan Austin

Ivan Austin

Rank: Private

Service: Canadian Expeditionary Force

Parents: Mr & Mrs E T B Austin

Address: Saskatchewan

Other Info: Born in Hastings, formerly of Battle.

You can view Ivan’s CEF enlistment papers for free here.

Published: July 1917

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Allison, Peter

Peter Allison

Peter Allison

Rank: Private

Service: Canadian Expeditionary Force

Sent by: Mrs Carpenter

Mrs Carpenter’s Address: 22 Linton Terrace, St Helen’s, Hastings

Other Info: Born in Chicago, Illinois. Died of wounds on 8th May 1917. According to CWGC, Peter is remembered at Etaples Military Cemetery, grave reference XIX.Q.2. Additional name information from the Lives of the First World War website.

You can view Peter’s CEF enlistment papers for free here.

Published: July 1917

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Wratten, Harold

Harold Wratten

Harold Wratten

Rank: Gunner

Regiment: Royal Garrison Artillery

Wife: Mrs Queenie Wratten (nee Bull)

Address: Sedlescombe

Other Info: The wedding took place at the Congregational Church, Sedlescombe in July 1917.

Published: July 1917

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Yearnsley, George William Harold

George William Harold Yearnsley

George William Harold Yearnsley

Rank: Officer’s Cook

Service: Royal Navy Barracks

Parents: Mr & Mrs Yearnsley

Address: Silverhill, St Leonards

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

Published: July 1917

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Thurgar, Harry K

Harry K Thurgar

Harry K Thurgar

Rank: Private

Regiment: Suffolk Yeomanry

Parents: Mr & Mrs J Thurgar

Address: Bunger Hill Farm, Hastings

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

Published: July 1917

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