Soan, E

E Soan

E Soan

Service: British Army

Wife: Mrs Soan

Address: Castle Hotel, Hastings

Other Info: Sent to the paper by ‘A Hastings Lad’, who said that the photographs were in his chum’s pocket when the bullet pierced his tunic, struck the cards, and finally rested inside a box containing cigarettes. “it was”, said the writer of the letter, “a very close shave for him. I am pleased to say he is one of the original Expeditionary Force which left England on August 12th 1914 and he is still going strong. He is a Hastings man and a constant reader of the ‘Observer’ and ‘Pictorial Advertiser’.”

Published: April 1917

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Pilcher, Daniel

Daniel Piclher

Daniel Pilcher

Rank: Private

Regiment: Motor Transport, Army Service Corps

Sent by: Mrs Pilcher

Address: 4 Horntye Road, St Leonards

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

Published: April 1917

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