Richardson, A J

Richardson

A J Richardson

Rank: Sapper

Regiment: 2nd Home Counties Field Company, Royal Engineers

Father: Mr W Richardson

Brother: W Richardson

Cousins: Frederick Richardson & William Richardson

Address: 2 St Thomas’s Road, West Hill, Hastings

Published: February 1915

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Richardson, William

Richardson

William Richardson

Regiment: 19th Lincoln Regiment, Canadian Expeditionary Force

Father: Mr J Richardson of Ontario, Canada, formerly of Hastings

Brother: Frederick Richardson

Cousins: A J Richardson & W Richardson

Published: February 1915

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Richardson, Frederick

Richardson

Frederick Richardson

Regiment: Royal Field Artillery

Father: Mr J Richardson of Ontario, Canada, formerly of Hastings

Brother: William Richardson

Cousins: A J Richardson & W Richardson

Published: February 1915

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Edwards, T

T EdwardsT Edwards

Rank: Private

Sent by: His chum, Private C Quinnell

Address: 712 Sandown Road, Ore

Other Info: Wounded at La Bassee.

Published: February 1915

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Drury, G

G DruryG Drury

Rank: Private

Regiment: 3rd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment

Wife: Mrs G Drury

Address: 7 Linton Terrace, St Helens, Hastings

Other Info: Wounded at La Bassee, now in hospital in Lincoln

Published: February 1915

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Gardiner, A T

A T GardinerA T Gardiner

Rank: Rifleman

Regiment: ‘F’ Company, 6th Battalion, London Regiment, (Queen’s Westminster Rifles)

Address: Hastings

Other Info: Wounded whilst in the trenches. Formerly a member of the Hastings and St Leonards Observer reporting staff.

Published: February 1915

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Etheridge, Alfred

Alfred EtheridgeEtheridgeAlfred EtheridgeAlfred Etheridge

Rank: Private

Regiment: 13th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Parents: Mr & Mrs Etheridge

Brother: Arthur  J Etheridge

Sent by: Mr G Etheridge

Address: 25 Milward Road, Hastings

Parent’s Address: 18 Whitefriars Road, Hastings

Other Info: According to CWGC, Alfred died aged 23 at the rank of Lance Corporal on 19th April 1916. He is remembered at Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, panel 24-26-28-30.

Grammar School Roll of Honour reads: “Lance Corporal Alfred Etheridge, Machine Gun Section, 13th Canadian Battalion, who was killed in action on 19th April. He was well known in Hastings prior to emigrating to Canada. He attended Hastings Grammar school for about three years, successfully passing the Senior Cambridge Local. Upon relinquishing his position as a pupil teacher at Priory Road School he left for Canada in June 1910, joining the staff at the Bank of Ottawa at Cobolt (Ontario).

Subsequently he was transferred to Regina (Sask.), and later to the same branch at Vancouver, B.C. He joined the Canadian Expeditionary Force in November 1914, and took part in the memorable engagements around Fostubert in June 1915. He was slightly wounded in January last. After recently undergoing a special course of machine gun training he rejoined his Battalion and was killed while in charge of his gun during a terrific bombardment. A letter has been received from the officer commanding stating that he stuck to his gun cool and collected to the last. He was the fourth son of Mr A G Etheridge, 18 Whitefriars Road, Hastings.

Published: February 1915, September 1915 & May 1916

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Harlott, Thomas

Tom HarlottThomas (Tom) Harlott

Rank: Private

Regiment: 12th Battalion (Southdowns), Royal Sussex Regiment

Adoptive Father: William Blackman

Father: Thomas Harlott, 18 Great Fenchurch St, Folkestone

Address: Church Street, Ore

Other Info: According to CWGC, Tom died on 30th June 1916. He is remembered at Loos Memorial, on panels 69 to 73,

Published: February 1915

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Gasson, Harry

Gasson

Harry Gasson

Ship: HMS Europa

Parents: Mr William & Mrs Abbey Gasson

Brothers: Tom Gasson & Dick Gasson

Address: 100 Church Street, Ore

Other Info: According to CWGC, Harry died aged 32 on 31st May 1916 whilst aboard HMS Castor during the Battle of Jutland. He is buried at Esbjerg New Cemetery, grave reference VIII.H.1. The information shows that he was married to Charlotte Lepper and lived at 148 Church Street, Ore.

Published: February 1915

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