Lamb, Thomas

Thomas LambThomas Lamb

Ship: HMS Celtic

Mother: Mrs Lamb

Brother: James Lamb

Address: 96 All Saints Street, Hastings

Other Info: Thomas Lamb’s RNR record is available from National Archives, BT 377/7/25823. He joined RNR in 1910 and was invalided while on board HMS Celtic in September 1915. No details are listed in the Ship’s Log [National Archives ADM 53/37404] other than that he was hospitalised twice. RNR record states that he had hemiplegia and was awarded disability pension for life on 23 February 1916. In May that year he was allocated a Naval Armlet as a visual justification for his presence in England and to avoid any accusations of cowardice by the British public. – Information courtesy of Helen Bryant via the comments.

 Published: December 1914

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Hipgrave, Alfred Ernest

Coleman, C J, Hipgrave & MannAlfred Ernest HipgraveA E HipgraveAlfred Ernest Hipgrave

Rank: Able Seaman

Regiment: Nelson Battalion, Royal Naval Division, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserves

Parents:  Mr William & Mrs Eliza Hipgrave

Sister: Mrs Coleman

Brothers: J Hipgrave & Albert George Hipgrave

Brother-in-Law: C J Coleman

Address: 6 North Terrace, Halton, Hastings

Other Info: Alfred died on 6th June 1915 aged 21 at Gallipoli. He is remembered at the Helles Memorial on panel 8 to 15. Information from CWGC & Lives of the First World War.

Published: December 1914, September 1915 & March 1917

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