Duke, Godfrey Charles

Duke, Coote, Jennings & Martin

Godfrey Charles Duke

Rank: Private

Regiment: 34th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers – transferred to 101st Company,
Labour Corps

Parents: Mr David & Mrs Eliza Duke

Wife: Mrs Duke

Brothers:  Percy Duke, Frank Stanley Duke & George Duke

Brothers-in-Law: George Coote, W Jennings & J Martin

Address: 35 Silchester Road, St Leonards

Other Info: At the Front. According to CWGC, Godfrey died aged 35 on 14th May 1918. He is remembered at Bagneux British Cemetery, Gezaincourt, grave reference I.B.25.

Published: October 1917

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Blackman, Henry

H Blackman

Kent, Blackman & LelliottHenry & Clara BlackmanH BlackmanHenry Blackman

Rank: Sapper

Regiment: 2nd Home Counties Field Company, Royal Engineers

Father: Mr W J Blackman

Wife: Clara Blackman

Mother-in-Law: Mrs Kent

Brothers: James Blackman & Thomas Blackman

Brothers-in-Law: William Kent, G KentH KentF Kent & William Lelliott

Father’s Address: 82 Church Street, Ore

Home Address: 10 Waldgrave Street, Hastings

Other Info: At the Front. According to CWGC, Henry died aged 42 on 31st August 1918. He is remembered at Bagneux British Cemetery, Gezaincourt, grave reference VI.B.28

The family photograph shows Henry with his wife Clara and their two children Mervyn and Clara, with thanks to Karen Sweatman for permission to display it.

Published: March 1915 & April 1916

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