White, Wallace Wynne

Wallace Wynne White

Wallace Wynne White

Rank: Private

Regiment: East Surrey Regiment

Parents: Mr G H & F C White

Wife: Alice Maud White

Home Address: 10 Earl Street, Hastings

Other Info: Killed in action on 14th March 1917. According to CWGC, Wallace died aged 27 and is remembered at Goore British and Indian Cemetery, grave reference I.J.8.

Published: April 1917

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Povey, George

George Povey

George Povey

Rank: Private

Regiment: Royal Sussex Regiment

Sent by: Miss Hayler

Miss Hayler’s Address: 17 Brook Street, Hastings

Other Info: Twice wounded, now back at the Front. Additional name information from the Lives of the First World War website.

Published: April 1917

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Richens, Charles Henry

Mitchell & Richens

Charles Henry Richens

Rank: Driver

Regiment: Canadian Field Artillery, Canadian Expeditionary Force

Sent By: Mrs Richens

Mrs Richen’s Address: 22 Linton Crescent, Hastings

Other Info: In France. Additional name information from the Lives of the First World War website.

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Published: April 1917

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Martingell, David Vincent

David Vincent Martingell

David Vincent Matingell

Rank: Private

Regiment: 3rd Pioneers, Canadian Expeditionary Force

Address: Born in Caterham, Surrey

Other Info: He has had experience as both soldier and sailor. At the outbreak of the war he was an ex-Navy man, and was in the City Salvage Corps. He voluntarily returned to the Navy at Portsmouth, the week the war started. After several short cruises he joined HMS Kent. He was in the Falkland Island Battle, was on board when the Kent sunk the German cruiser Nurnburg and later took part in the destruction of the German cruiser Dresden off Juan Fernandez Island in the Pacific. The Kent being send to harbour for repairs, he was permitted to leave his ship to go into the Army. He joined the 48th Canadians (now the 3rd Pioneers), who were training at Victoria. He only spent three weeks in Canada, and sailed three days after enlistment. He was four months in France, and was invalided home from the Somme.

David’s CEF enlistment forms can be viewed for free here.

Published: April 1917

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