Wait, Joseph

WaitJoseph Wait

Rank: Private

Regiment: Royal Engineers

Mother: Mrs M E Wait

Brothers: Percy Wait, William Wait, Pelham Wait & Leonard Wait

Address: 1 Park’s Yard, Battle

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

Published: January 1918

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Wait, Pelham

WaitPelham Wait

Rank: Driver

Regiment: Royal Engineers

Mother: Mrs M E Wait

Brothers: Percy Wait, William Wait, Leonard Wait & Joseph Wait

Address: 1 Park’s Yard, Battle

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

Published: January 1918

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Wait, William

WaitWilliam Wait

Rank: Private

Regiment: 2nd Battalion, Middlesex Regiment

Mother: Mrs M E Wait

Brothers: Percy Wait, Pelham Wait, Leonard Wait & Joseph Wait

Address: 1 Park’s Yard, Battle

Other Info: Killed in April. According to CWGC, William died aged 38 on 22nd April 1917. He is remembered at the Thiepval Memorial, Pier and Face 12 D and 13 B.

Published: January 1918

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Hale, Stewart Anthony

Stewart Antony Hale

Stewart Antony Hale

Rank: Private

Regiment: 7th Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment

Parents: Mr Charles & Mrs Annie Hale

Address: Battle Hill, Battle

Other Info: Killed on the first day he entered the trenches. According to CWGC, Stewart died aged 19 on 13th October 1917. He is remembered at Dozingham Military Cemetery, grave reference IX.F.10.

Published: November 1917

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Duke, James H G

James H G Duke

James H G Duke

Rank: Sergeant

Regiment: Royal Sussex Regiment

Address: Mount Street, Battle

Other Info: The Military Medal has been won by another Battle boy, Corporal J H G Duke, of Mount Street, who has since been promoted to Sergeant…. After his commanding officer had been wounded, Duke dressed his injuries and took charge. He collected the men and led them on to such good purpose, that they won their objective, and mainly through his exertion and example.

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Published: October 1917

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