Mitchell, Henry

Henry MitchellHenry Mitchell

Rank: Gunner

Regiment: Royal Field Artillery

Parent(s): Mr & Mrs John Mitchell

Address: 29 All Saints Street, Hastings

Published: January 1915

Other Info: With the Indian Expeditionary Force

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Bumstead, Egbert A

Egbert BumsteadE. BumsteadEgbert A Bumstead

Rank: Sapper / Second Corporal

Regiment: 55th Company, Royal Engineers

Parent(s): Mr & Mrs Bumstead

Address: Gate Lodge, Barley Lane, Hastings

Other Info: Second Corporal Egbert A Bumstead, R.E., who has been awarded the Distinguished Service Medal in France. He enlisted in 1913 and went to South Africa. From there he was recalled in 1914, and went straight to France, where he has served ever since continuously in the fighting area. He is a native of Hastings, educated at the Clive Vale School and served an apprenticeship with the Hastings Gas Company.

Published: January 1915 & August 1917

Other Info: At the Front

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Stevenson, Sidney G

Adams & StevensonSidney StevensonSidney G StevensonSidney G Stevenson

Rank: Driver

Regiment: 2nd Home Counties Field Company, Royal Engineers

Photo sent in by: Mrs Castle

Address: 5 Salisbury Road, St Leonards

Sister: Mrs Adams

Brother-in-Law: Charles Richard Adams

Nephew: Teddy Adams

Sister’s Address: 126 All Saints Street, Hastings

Published: January 1915, July 1915 & July 1916

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Foord, Arthur J

Arthur J. FoordArthur J Foord

Rank: Able Seaman

Ship: HMS Lance

Parents: Mr William & Mrs Alice Foord

Aunt: Mrs Sellman

Brother: William Albert Foord

Aunt’s Address: 13 Alma Terrance, Silverhill

Published: January 2015

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Oakley, George F

Oakley, GeorgeGeorge F Oakley

Rank: Company Quarter Master Sergeant / Company Sergeant Major

Regiment: 3rd / 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment

Parent: Mr Henry & Mrs Amelia Oakley

Wife: Louisa Oakley

Parent’s Address: Waterworks Road, Hastings

Address: 4 Hawthorne Cottages, Eaton Ford, St Neots

Other Info: According to CWGC, George died aged 38 on 24th September 1918. He is remembered at Bellicourt British Cemetery, grave reference III.H.10

Published: January 1915

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