Fletcher, Frederick N

Frederick N Fletcher

Frederick N Fletcher

Rank: Private

Regiment: 6th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment

Father: Mr H C Fletcher

Address: High Street, Battle

Other Info: Killed in action on 20th March 1917. According to CWGC, Frederick is remembered at Croisilles British Cemetery, grave reference III.C.26.

Additional name information from the Lives of the First World War website.

Published: May 1917

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Ferris, Roy Harold

Roy Harold Ferris

Roy Harold Ferris

Rank: Corporal

Regiment: Canadian Expeditionary Force

Wife: Mrs Florence Ferris (nee Hayward)

Address: Westfield

Other Info: The marriage took place at Westfield Church on 18th April 1917 with the Rev J Morgan officiating. The bride, who wore a pretty white silk dress, with orange blossom, looked charming, and was attended by two bridesmaids, one her sister Daisy Beatrice, and the other Miss Winnie Edwards. Both of these young ladies wore white silk dresses and silk hats. Mr Hayward gave his daughter away, and the bridegroom was attended by Sergeant Coombes, CC as best man. Several members of the bridegroom’s Company were present, and gave the happy couple a rousing send off as they left the church.

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Published: May 1917

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Faulkner, Albert John

Albert Faulkner

Albert John Faulkner

Rank: Private

Regiment: 1st Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment

Parents: Mr Charles & Mrs Edda May Faulkner

Aunt: Mrs Warner

Address: Albert Cottage, Pootings, Edenbridge

Aunt’s Address: 10 Paynton Road, Silverhill

Other Info: Missing since 21st July 1916. According to CWGC, Albert died on 22nd July 1916 aged 20. He is remembered at the Thiepval Memorial, Pier and Face 11C.

Published: May 1917

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Eldridge, W

Eldridge & Rummery

W Eldridge

Rank: Gunner

Regiment: Royal Field Artillery

Sister-in-Law: Mrs Eldridge

Brother: L A Eldridge

Brother-in-Law: W G Rummery

Brother’s Address: 401 Bexhill Road, St Leonards

Other Info: At the Front.

Published: May 1917

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Drury, C

C Drury

C Drury

Rank: Private

Regiment: Royal Sussex Regiment

Sent by: Mr & Mrs Toogood

Mr & Mrs Toogood’s Address: 44 Cornfield Terrace, St Leonards

Other Info: At the Front.

Published: May 1917

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Dawson, Oscar

Oscar Dawson

Oscar Dawson

Rank: Gunner

Regiment: Royal Field Artillery

Mother: Mrs Dawson

Address: 123 Bohemia Road, St Leonards

Other Info: Wounded on 4th April 1917. Now in hospital in Scotland, seriously ill.

Published: May 1917

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Collins, Lewis Arthur

Collins

Lewis Arthur Collins

Rank: Private

Regiment: 18th Battalion, Manchester Regiment

Wife: Mrs Emily Collins

Son: William Collins

Address: 35 Grove Road, Ore

Other Info: Killed in action on 13th April 1917. According to CWGC, Lewis died aged 40 and is remembered at Warlincourt Halte British Cemetery, Saulty, grave reference VII.D.2.

Published: May 1917

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Collins, John Charles

John Charles Collins

John Charles Collins

Rank: Lance Sergeant

Regiment: 9th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment

Parents: Mr & Mrs John Collins

Brother: G J Collins

Address: 75 Emmanuel Road, Hastings

Other Info: Killed in action on 12th April 1917. According to CWGC, John died aged 33 and is remembered at Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, on panel 20.

Published: May 1917

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