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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Crowcroft, William Rhodes

Taylor & Crowcroft

William Rhodes Crowcroft

Rank: Driver

Regiment: Australian Imperial Force

Uncle: Mr Taylor

Cousins: Vivian Taylor & William Taylor

Uncle’s Address: 1 Mann Street, Hastings

Other Info: At the Front. You can view William’s AIF service papers for free by searching here.

Published:  January 1918

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Taylor, William

Taylor & Crowcroft

William Taylor

Regiment: Signal Company, Australian Imperial Force

Uncle: Mr Taylor

Cousins: Vivian Taylor & William Rhodes Crowcroft

Uncle’s Address: 1 Mann Street, Hastings

Other Info: At the Front

Published:  January 1918

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Smith, J

Smith, J

J Smith

Rank: Driver

Regiment: 116th Battery, Royal Field Artillery

Mother: Mrs Smith

Address: 1 School Road, Ore

Other Info: Killed in action. According to CWGC, Driver Smith died on 29th October 1917. He is remembered at Vlamertinghe New Military Cemetery, grave reference XII.F.20.

Published:  January 1918

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Mountain, Maud

Mountain

Maud Mountain

Rank: Nurse

Service: Voluntary Aid Detachment, Sussex 132

Father: Mr William Arthur Mountain

Brother: Edwyn John Mountain

Aunt: Miss E M Rees

Aunt’s Address: The Ivy House, Ore

Other Info: Born in Penally, Wales. On active service in Salonika and was one of the nurses who were on board the SS Transylvania when it was torpedoed on 4th May 1917.

Published:  January 1918

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