Hughes, Wilfred Sydney

Hughes

Wilfred Sydney Hughes

Rank: Leading Telegraphist

Ship: HMS Racoon

Parents: Mr John & Mrs Annie Hughes

Brothers: John Alfred Hughes, Stuart Arthur Hughes, Edgar Reginald Hughes, Cecil Hughes & Benjamin Howard Hughes

Wife: Constance Fanny Hughes

Sister: Mrs Cutting

Address: Fire Station, Horley, Surrey

Sister’s Address: 10 Vale Road, St Leonards

Other Info: Drowned at sea on 9th January 1918 when HMS Racoon foundered during a snowstorm off the coast of Ireland. According to CWGC, Wilfred is remembered at Chatham Naval Memorial, on panel 28.

Published: March 1918

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Funnell, Louis Benjamin

Louis Benjamin Funnell

Louis Benjamin Funnell

Rank: Seaman

Ship: HM Motor Lighter KT

Parents: Mr & Mrs L Funnell

Address: 19 High Bank, Ore

Other Info: Formerly employed by the Hastings Corporation. Additional name information from the Lives of the First World War website.

Published: February 1918

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Waghorn, Charles James

Waghorn, Thacker, Hyland & Plaws

Charles James Waghorn

Service: Royal Navy

Parents: Mr & Mrs Mary A Waghorn

Brothers: William Waghorn, Edward Waghorn & Thomas Henry Waghorn

Nephew: Bert Thacker

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

Address: 20 Waldegrave Street, Hastings

Other Info: On a minesweeper.

Published: February 1918

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Healey, Charles Edward

Charles Edward Healey

Charles Edward Healey

Regiment: Royal Naval Air Service

Wife: Mrs Healey

Address: 55 St Thomas’ Road, Hastings

Other Info: Now in Scotland, formerly in France. Additional name information from the Lives of the First World War website.

Published:  January 1918

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