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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McCormick, Leslie Rutherford

McCormick

Leslie Rutherford McCormick

Rank: Trooper

Regiment: 10th Light Horse, Australian Imperial Force

Parents: Mr George & Mrs Dora McCormick

Brothers: George Rutherford McCormick, James Rutherford McCormick, Claude Rutherford McCormick and Hugh Rutherford McCormick.

Address: Preston Lodge, Quarry Road, Hastings

Other Info: On Active Service. Leslie’s AIF enlistment papers can be viewed for free here.

Published: June 1916

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McCormick, Claude Rutherford

McCormick

Claude Rutherford McCormick

Rank: Trooper

Regiment: 10th Light Horse, Australian Imperial Force

Parents: Mr George & Mrs Dora McCormick

Brothers: George Rutherford McCormick, James Rutherford McCormick, Hugh Rutherford McCormick and Leslie Rutherford McCormick.

Address: Preston Lodge, Quarry Road, Hastings

Other Info: On Active Service. According to CWGC, Claude died on 31st July 1918. He is remembered at Jerusalem War Cemetery, grave reference H.90.

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

Published: June 1916

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Harvey, Frank

Frank HarveyFrank Harvey

Rank: Private

Regiment: 6th Battalion, Australian Infantry, Australian Imperial Force

Parents: Mr William & Mrs Susan Harvey

Sister: Mrs Brett

Address: 56 Athelstan Road, Hastings

Other Info: At the Front. According to CWGC, Frank died aged 21 on 18th September 1917. He is remembered at Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, panel 7 – 17 – 23 – 25 – 27 – 29 – 31.

Frank’s enlistment and service papers can be viewed for free here.

Published: June 1916

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Breach, Arthur Henry John

Arthur Henry John BreachArthur Henry John Breach

Rank: Private

Regiment: Australian Imperial Force

Sister: Matilda Ellen Thomas

Sister’s Address: 31 Wellington Square, Hastings

Other Info: Born in Hastings, Arthur’s AIF enlistment and service records can be viewed for free here.

Published: May 1916

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Beaurepaire, Frank

Frank Beaurepaire

Frank Beaurepaire

Regiment: Australian Imperial Force

Other Info: Text reads: “… champion swimmer. He is a YMCA officer at the Front and was formerly in Egypt with the AIF. It will be remembered that he trained at the Hastings Swimming Baths in 1910 and in that year won all the English Championships”

Frank went on to lead a productive life in Australia, which can be read about here.

Published: May 1916

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Goble, Alfred Albert

Goble & Gower

Alfred Albert Goble

Rank: Private

Regiment: Australian Imperial Force

Parents: Mr George William & Mrs Emma Goble

Sister: Miss Emily Goble

Brother: George William Goble

Brother-in-Law: Harry George Gower

Address: 39 Paynton Road, Silverhill

Other Info: Additional name and parents information from Ancestry.com. It appears that they were a Westfield family that moved to Silverhill. You can view Alfred’s AIF enlistment papers for free here.

Published: May 1916

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