Bevis, Edward Alfred Frank

Edward Alfred Frank Bevis

Edward Alfred Frank Bevis

Rank: Boy, 1st Class

Ship: HMS Hawke

Parents: Mr & Mrs Edward Alfred Bevis

Address: 25 Croft Road, Hastings

Other Info: Was one of 524 officers and men that went down with HMS Hawke when it was sunk by German submarine U9 on 15th October 1914. According to CWGC, Edward died aged 17 and is remembered at the Portsmouth Naval Memorial on panel 3.

Published: October 1914

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Felton Smith, William

Felton Smith, Broocks & Kite

William Felton Smith

Rank: Chief Petty Officer

Regiment: Howe Battalion, Royal Naval Division

Wife: Mrs Annie E Felton-Smith

Address: 20a Milward Road, Hastings

Other Info: Councillor for St. Clements Ward, Hastings. Member of Education Committee, Lifeboat Committee, and Shipwrecked Mariners. According to CWGC, William died aged 51 on 20th February 1915. He is remembered at Hastings Cemetery, grave reference M.B.04.

Published: September 1914

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Bishop, James Ernest

Whiting & Bishop

James Ernest Bishop

Rank: Able Seaman

Ship: HMS Pathfinder

Parents: Mr William & Mrs Annie Bishop

Brother: Thomas Edmund Bishop

Address: 6 Bourne Walk, Hastings

Other Info: Lost his life on HMS Pathfinder on 5th September 1914. According to CWGC, James was aged 27 when he died. HMS Pathfinder was torpedoed by German submarine U-21 and sank with the loss of 259 men. Albert is remembered at Chatham Naval Memorial on panel 2.

Published: September 1914

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