Cecil Hinds Arthur Galloway
Regiment: No. 1 ‘A’ Reserve Brigade, Royal Field Artillery
Parents: Mr Albert & Mrs Agnes Galloway
Parent’s Address: Bexley Cottage, Coburg Place, Hastings / 2 Vicarage Road, Hastings
Other Info: Cecil Galloway died aged 21 on 12th March 1915. He is buried at Hastings Cemetery. The inscription on his grave marker reads “The Greater Love”.
The news paper text reads: “… Corporal Galloway was wounded at the Battle of the Aisne and has died died of pneumonia at Newcastle. He was given a military funeral at St Clement’s Church, Hastings… He has been commended for promotion to Sergeant and would have taken up that rank if he had recovered. He had the honour of being mentioned in Dispatches and was awarded the Distinguished Service Medal.”
“Many tokens of sympathy were shown on Wednesday afternoon last week when the mortal remains of a very promising solider, the late Cecil Galloway, Royal Field Artillery, son of Mr & Mrs Albert Galloway, of Bexley Cottage, Coburg Place, Hastings were laid to rest in the Borough Cemetery with military honours. The first part of the service was held at St Clement’s Church. The Rev H. B. Foyster officiated at the church and graveside. The 5th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment furnished the firing party and escort, and their band attended. Captain Dawson was in command.”
Published: October 1914 & March 1915
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