Stapley, Charles

Stapley

Charles Stapley

Rank: Gunner

Regiment: Anti-Aircraft Section, Royal Garrison Artillery

Mother: Mrs C Stapley

Brothers: G Stapley & Jesse Stapley

Address: 281 Bexhill Road, St Leonards

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

Published: August 1916

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Stapley, Jesse

Stapley

Jesse Stapley

Rank: Gunner

Regiment: Anti-Aircraft Section, Royal Garrison Artillery

Mother: Mrs C Stapley

Brothers: G Stapley & Charles Stapley

Address: 281 Bexhill Road, St Leonards

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

Published: August 1916

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Standen, Archibald E

Archibald E Standen

Archibald E Standen

Rank: Lance Corporal

Regiment: Oxford & Bucks Light Infantry

Parents: Mr & Mrs Edwin Standen

Address: Down Farm, Guestling

Other Info: Killed on 3rd August 1916. According to CWGC, Archibald is remembered at Sucrerie Military Cemetery, Colincamps, grave reference I.E.68.

Additional name information from the Lives of the First World War website.

Published: August 1916

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Pringle, Charles John

Charles John Pringle

Charles John Pringle

Rank: Private

Regiment: 9th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment

Wife: Mrs Pringle

Brother: Frederick Pringle

Address: 29 Duke Road Road, Silverhill

Other Info: Killed on 9th March 1916. According to CWGC, Charles is remembered at the Menin Road South Military Cemetery, grave reference I.J.3.

Published: August 1916

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Potter, Fredric James

J Potter

Fredric James Potter

Rank: Private

Regiment: 1/5th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment

Wife: Mrs Jane Louise Potter

Address: Woodman’s Corner, Whatlington

Other Info: He served 22 years and 249 days in the Rifle Brigade (Prince Consort’s Own), and went through the South African War. On the outbreak of the present War he volunteered for service again, and joined up on 11th August 1914, in the 5th Royal Sussex. He went to the Front on 18th February 1915 and was dangerously wounded on 17th October the same year. He is now on duty with the Regiment at home.

According to CWGC, Fredric died aged 50 on 4th April 1918 whilst serving with the 695th Agricultural Company, Labour Corps He is remembered at Whatlington (St Mary Magdalene) Churchyard, in the north part.

Published: August 1916

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Merritt, John Edward Mark

John Edward Mark Merritt

John Edward Mark Merritt

Rank: Able Seaman

Ship: HMS Conquest

Sister-in-Law: Mrs Merritt

Brother: George Merritt

Brother’s Address: 93 High Street, Hastings

Other Info: Killed on 25th April 1916. John was killed when HMS Conquest was engaging the German battlecruisers who had attacked Yarmouth. The ship was hit by a shell that killed 25 and wounded 15.

John is remembered at the Chatham Naval Memorial on panel 16.

Published: August 1916

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