Cecil Allan Hewett
Rank: Warrant Officer
Regiment: Canadian Expeditionary Officer
Wife: Mrs Gertrude Hewett (nee Cage)
Parents: Mr & Mrs Benjamin James Hewett
Address: Ivy Villa, St Leonards on Sea
Other Info: A marriage was solemnised at Halstead on 19th April 1917 between Warrant Officer C. A. Hewett, Ivy Villa, St Leonards and Miss Gertrude Cage, 5th Base Hospital, Leicester and Orchard Cottage, Halstead, Kent, elder daughter of Mr & Mrs F. E. Cage. The officiating clergyman was the Rev F. E. Frampton, and a choral service was beautifully rendered, endorsed by a few very appropriate remarks from the reverend gentleman. The bride was attired in nurse’s uniform of the T Nursing Association, and was given away by her father and attended by her only sister, Miss J. Cage. Gunner A. Gibbs, C.E.F., acted as best man in the absence of Cadet Wingfield and Lieutenant H. Hewett. After the ceremony a breakfast and reception was help at the brides parents’ home. The happy couple left later for Brighton, where the honeymoon is being spent, previous to the bride resuming her duties at the Base Hospital and the groom and his unit in the C.E.F. at the Front. There was a large number of useful presents.
The photograph shows the bride and bridegroom leaving the church. The bridegroom is wearing his Q.M.S. uniform, the news of his promotion to warrant rank only arriving an hour before starting for church.
You can view Cecil’s CEF enlistment papers for free here.
Published: May 1917
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