Thacker, Bert

Waghorn, Thacker, Hyland & Plaws

Bert Thacker

Rank: Private

Regiment: London Regiment

Grandparents: Mr & Mrs Mary A Waghorn

Uncles: Edward Waghorn, Charles James Waghorn, Thomas Henry Waghorn, William Waghorn, James F Hyland & George F Plaws

Grandparent’s Address: 20 Waldegrave Street, Hastings

Published: February 1918

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Waghorn, Thomas Henry

Waghorn, Thacker, Hyland & Plaws

Thomas Henry Waghorn

Rank: Private

Service: 19th Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers

Parents: Mr & Mrs Mary A Waghorn

Brothers: William Waghorn, Edward Waghorn & Charles James Waghorn

Nephew: Bert Thacker

Brothers-in-Law: James F Hyland & George F Plaws

Address: 20 Waldegrave Street, Hastings

Other Info: According to CWGC, Thomas died aged 20 on 25th April 1918. He is remembered at Tyne Cot Memorial, Panel 54 to 60 and 163A.

Published: February 1918

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Mitchell, William Henry

Mitchell

William Henry Mitchell

Rank: Gunner

Regiment: ‘B’ Battery, 189th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery

Parents: Mr William & Mrs Elizabeth J Mitchell

Brothers: Arthur George Mitchell & Alfred J Mitchell

Address: 82 Bulverhythe Road, St Leonards

Other Info: At the Front. According to CWGC, William died aged 38 on 27th March 1918. He is remembered at the Arras Memorial, in Bay 1.

Published: February 1918

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Mitchell, Alfred J

Mitchell

Alfred J Mitchell

Rank: Lance Corporal

Regiment: East Surrey Regiment

Parents: Mr William & Mrs Elizabeth J Mitchell

Brothers: Arthur George Mitchell & William Henry Mitchell

Address: 82 Bulverhythe Road, St Leonards

Other Info: Wounded last November. Now in England. Additional name information from the Lives of the First World War website.

Published: February 1918

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Milham, Harry T

Milham & Pincham

Harry T Milham

Rank: Private

Regiment: Royal West Surrey Regiment

Mother: Mrs Milham

Cousin: Maxwell Pincham

Address: Westfield

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

Published: February 1918

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Elms, Frank C

Frank C Elms

Frank C Elms

Rank: Corporal

Regiment: Yorkshire Regiment

Parents: Mr & Mrs J Elms

Brother: William H Elms & James Elms

Address: 70 St Mary’s Road, Hastings

Other Info: At the Hastings Town Council meeting last Friday the Mayor (Councillor W Perrius) presented the Military Medal to Corporal F C Elms of A.P.W.O. Yorkshire Regiment. The medal was awarded for gallantry in the field, for Corporal Elms had on several occasions been mentioned in reports, especially for, with only six men, holding an important position. The lower picture shows the gallant corporal’s family, Mr & Mrs J Elms (father and mother) being in the centre, on his left Corporal W H Elms of the same regiment, his wife and baby. Corporal F C Elms is seen wearing the Military Medal and next to him is Miss Annie Lamb, Mrs Fellows (sister), whose husband in fighting in Italy, and Master Leonard Elms is between his parents.

Published:  January 1918

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