Morfee, William George

Trusler, Morfee & Overington

William George Morfee

Rank: Lance Corporal

Regiment: 22nd Battalion, Australian Imperial Force

Sister: Clara Annie Trusler

Brother: Henry James Morfee

Brothers-in-Law: Frank George Trusler, Harry Trusler & B Overington

Sister’s Address: The Sycamore, 14 Hill Street, Hastings

Other Info: According to CWGC, William died on 3rd May 1917. He is remembered at the Villers-Bretonneux Memorial.

William’s AIF service records can be viewed for free here.

Published: November 1916

Stonham, Albert Victor

Albert Victor Stonham

Albert Victor Stonham

Rank: Driver

Regiment: Australian Imperial Force

Parents: Mr & Mrs Stonham

Address: 165 Harold Road, Hastings

Other Info: At the Front.

Albert’s AIF Service papers can be viewed for free here.

Published: October 1916

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Belsey, John Robert

Belsey

John (Jack) Robert Belsey

Rank: Sergeant

Regiment: 7th Battalion, Australian Infantry, Australian Imperial Force

Parents: Mr Edward & Mrs Edith Belsey, late of All Saints Street, Hastings

Sent by: Mr C Merryweather, late master of the Hastings Workhouse

Brothers Edward J Belsey, Alfred William Belsey & Robert Harry Belsey

Other Info: Killed at the Dardanelles on 8th August 1915 aged 28 years. Formerly eight years in the Highland Light Infantry.

According to CWGC records, John died on 9th August 1915 aged 26. He is remembered at Johnston’s Jolly Cemetery, grave reference Sp. Mem. 1.

The record states that John is the son of Edward and Maggie Jean Belsey; husband of Josephine Belsey, of 105, Nicholson St., Abbotsford, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Native of Scotland.

John’s AIF service papers can be viewed for free here.

Published: October 1916

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Marchant, Herbert Charles

Marchant

Herbert Charles Marchant

Rank: Private

Regiment: 26th Battalion, Australian Infantry, Australian Imperial Force

Brother: D Marchant

Sister: Miss Rose Marchant

Sister’s Address: 12 Duke Road, Silverhill

Other Info: Killed in action on 29th July 1916. According to CWGC, Herbert is remembered at the Villers-Bretonneux Memorial.

You can view Herbert’s AIF service papers for free here.

Published: September 1916

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Wood, Percy Victor

Wood

Percy Victor Wood

Rank: Private

Regiment: 2nd Australian Imperial Force

Parents: Mr & Mrs A Wood

Brothers: A Wood & R Wood

Address: 219 Harold Road, Clive Vale, Hastings

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

Percy’s AIF service papers can be viewed for free here.

Published: September 1916

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Pelling, James

James Pelling

James Pelling

Rank: Private

Regiment: Australian Imperial Force

Parents: Mr & Mrs Luther Pelling

Brother: Richard N Pelling

Address: 13 Battle Road, Silverhill

Other Info: At the Front. James’ AIF enlistment papers can be viewed for free here.

Published: July 1916

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