Rigglesford, James H

James H RigglesfordJames H Rigglesford

Rank: Sapper

Regiment: 2nd Home Counties Field Company, Royal Engineers

Wife: Mrs Rigglesford

Address: 92 Church Street, Ore

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

Published: March 1915

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Blackman, Henry

Kent, Blackman & LelliottHenry & Clara BlackmanH BlackmanHenry Blackman

Rank: Sapper

Regiment: 2nd Home Counties Field Company, Royal Engineers

Father: Mr W J Blackman

Wife: Clara Blackman

Mother-in-Law: Mrs Kent

Brothers: James Blackman & Thomas Blackman

Brothers-in-Law: William Kent, G KentH KentF Kent & William Lelliott

Father’s Address: 82 Church Street, Ore

Home Address: 10 Waldgrave Street, Hastings

Other Info: At the Front. According to CWGC, Henry died aged 42 on 31st August 1918. He is remembered at Bagneux British Cemetery, Gezaincourt, grave reference VI.B.28

The family photograph shows Henry with his wife Clara and their two children Mervyn and Clara, with thanks to Karen Sweatman for permission to display it.

Published: March 1915 & April 1916

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Blackman, James

J BlackmanJ BlackmanJames Blackman

Rank: Sapper

Regiment: 2nd Home Counties Field Company, Royal Engineers

Wife: Mrs F Blackman

Brothers: Henry Blackman & Thomas Blackman

Address: 78 Church Street, Ore

Other Info: At the Front. Wounded near Ypres.

Published: March 1915 & May 1915

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Blackman, Thomas

T BlackmanThomas BlackmanThomas Blackman

Rank: Sapper

Regiment: 2nd Home Counties Field Company, Royal Engineers

Wife: Mrs P Blackman

Brothers: James Blackman & Henry Blackman

Address: 62 Greville Road, Ore

Other Info: Killed on 5th March 1915 whilst digging trenches. According to CWGC, Thomas is remembered at Wulvergem Churchyard, grave reference Sp. Mem. 3. Additional name information from Lives of the First World War website.

Thank yous to Karen Sweatman for permission to display the additional photograph of Thomas.

Published: March 1915

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Dray, Alfred

Alfred DrayAlfred Dray

Rank: Sergeant

Regiment: 2nd Home Counties Field Company, Royal Engineers

Parents: Mr Alfred & Mrs Sarah Ann Dray

Address: ‘Hereward’, 153 Priory Road, Hastings

Other Info: Died of wounds. According to CWGC, Alfred died aged 33 on 6th March 1915. He is remembered at St Quentin Cabaret Military Cemetery, grave reference I.G.1

Published: March 1915

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Hoile, Henry James

Henry James HoileH J HoileHenry James Hoile

Rank: Petty Officer

Regiment: Howe Battalion, Royal Naval Division

Parents: Mr & Mrs Hoile

Address: 38 De Cham Road, St Leonards

Other Info: Additional name info from the Lives of the First World War website. Died of Enteric in the Dardanelles. According to CWGC, Henry was 21 when he died on 15th August 1915 and is remembered at Alexandria (Chatby) Military and War Memorial, grave reference J.90.

Published: March 1915

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