Stapley, Percy Edward

Richardson, G, Stapley, P, Wickenden, J & Putland, A

Percy Edward Stapley

Rank: Private

Regiment: Royal Sussex Regiment / 6th Battalion, (Queen’s Own) Royal West Kent Regiment

Parents: Mr Charles & Mrs Harriett Stapley

Wife: Mrs Louisa Stapley

Address: Caldbec Hill, Battle

Parent’s Address: Hastings

Other Info: At the Front. According to CWGC, Percy died aged 32 on 9th August 1918. He is remembered at Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension, grave reference VIII.D.20.

Published: August 1917

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Cockett, Horace Edward

Hayler & Cockett

Horace Edward Cockett

Rank: Private

Service: 11th Battalion (Southdowns), Royal Sussex Regiment

Mother: Mrs Sophia Lilly Cockett

Brother: C Cockett

Cousins: William E Hayler & G E Hayler

Address: 45a High Street, Battle

Other Info: At the Front. According to CWGC, Horace died aged 28 on 3rd April 1918. He was a winner of the Military Medal and Bar. Horace is remembered at the Pozieres Memorial on Panel 46 and 47.

Published: July 1917

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Metcalf, Alfred Douglas

Alfred Douglas Metcalf

Alfred Douglas Metcalf

Rank: Bombardier

Regiment: Royal Marine Artillery, Royal Navy

Wife: Mrs Lilian Alice Metcalf (nee Dalmon)

Brother-in-Law: William James Buddle

Other Info: The marriage took place at St Mary’s, Battle and it was performed by the Very Rev E R Currie. Additional name information from the Lives of the First World War website.

Published: July 1917

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Fletcher, Frederick N

Frederick N Fletcher

Frederick N Fletcher

Rank: Private

Regiment: 6th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment

Father: Mr H C Fletcher

Address: High Street, Battle

Other Info: Killed in action on 20th March 1917. According to CWGC, Frederick is remembered at Croisilles British Cemetery, grave reference III.C.26.

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

Published: May 1917

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Wrenn, Henry C

Henry C Wrenn

Henry C Wrenn

Rank: Private

Regiment: Middlesex Regiment

Sent by: Mrs H C Wrenn

Address: 4 Chapel Cottages, Battle

Other Info: On SS Tyndareus when it struck a mine off Cape Agulhas on 9th February 1917. Additional name information from the Lives of the First World War website.

Published: April 1917

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