Stroud, George Edward Bracey

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Rank: Able Seaman

Regiment: HMS Albermarle

Sister: Miss G L Stroud

Mother: Mrs Stroud

Brothers: Ebenizer L StroudFrederick A Stroud

Address: 23 Alfred Street, St Leonards

Other Info: Gun Layer, First Class. With the First Battle Squadron in the North Sea. According to the ships log, George Stroud was lost overboard at 2.27am on 7th November 1915 when the ship was hit by two large waves due to it travelling too fast for the conditions. The waves smashed the bridge and chart room and wrecked the conning tower. Large quantities of water flooded the fore turret and decks below. Also swept overboard was Commander George Russell Nixon. Two other men were killed and fourteen injured in the same incident. George is remembered on the Portsmouth Naval Memorial.

Published: October 1914 & November 1915

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Williams, P

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Rank: Bandsman

Regiment: 5th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment

Father: Mr J Williams

Brothers: C Williams & W Williams

Address: 13 St James’s Road, Hastings

Published: October 1914

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Williams, W

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Rank: Pioneer Lance Corporal

Regiment: 2nd Gloucester Regiment

Father: Mr J Williams

Brothers: C Williams & P Williams

Address: 13 St James’s Road, Hastings

Other Info: In North China

Published: October 1914

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Williams, C

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Rank: Bandsman

Regiment: 7th City of London Regiment

Father: Mr J Williams

Brothers: W Williams & P Williams

Address: 13 St James’s Road, Hastings

Other Info: Late of the Hastings Rifles

Published: October 1914

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Button, H J

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Rank: Bombardier

Regiment: Royal Field Artillery

Parents: Mr & Mrs H J Button

Wife: Edith L Button (nee Cross)

Address: 242 Old London Road, Hastings

Published: October 1914 & October 1916

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Britt, F G

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F G Britt

Rank: Lance Corporal

Regiment: ‘C’ Squadron, 9th Lancers

Address: 13 Silverdale, Hollington

Parents: Mr & Mrs W Britt

Other Info: At the Front.

Published: October 1914 (both)

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