Standen, Sidney Herbert

Sidney Herbert Standen

Sidney Herbert StandenSidney Herbert Standen

Rank: Private

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

Wife: Mrs Elise M Standen

Address: 4 Vicarage Mansions, West Hill, Hastings

Other Info: Wounded on June 10th and died on 12th June 1916. According to CWGC, Sidney is remembered at Bethune Town Cemetery, grave reference V.E.23.

Published: June 1916

 

Collins, Stanley Thomas

Stanley Thomas Collins

Stanley T CollinsStanley Thomas Collins

Stanley Thomas Collins

Rank: Second Lieutenant

Regiment: 2/8th Battalion, Manchester Regiment

Parents: Mr & Mrs T Collins

Address: 142 Emmanuel Road, Hastings

Other Info: He enlisted in the Artists Rifles in January 1915 and was gazetted in December. He was wounded whilst on patrol on 26th / 27th April. Beloved by officers and men, he died doing his duty as an Englishman. Locally he was highly esteemed. He wrote several small plays and poems. At St Clements Church two of the former were performed and much appreciated.  He was 27 years of age.

According to CWGC, Stanley died on 29th April 1917. He was serving in the 5th Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers at the time. Stanley is remembered at Bethune Town Cemetery, grave reference III.J.6.

Published: January 1916 & May 1917

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Hopper, William

William Hopper

William HopperWilliam Hopper

Rank: Private

Regiment: 3rd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment

Parents: Mr J & Mrs Susannah Hopper

Address: Sandrock Cottages, Hollington

Other Info: Died in the field of wounds on 10th May 1915. According to CWGC, William died aged 52. He is remembered at Bethune Town Cemetery, grave reference III.C.8.

Published: December 1915

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Biggs, Sidney

Biggs & Houson

Biggs & HousonSidney Biggs

Rank: Private

Regiment: 7th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment

Parents: Mr Ernest & Mrs Caroline Biggs

Brothers: A Biggs, George H Biggs, W Biggs

Brother-in-Law: Robert Houson

Parent’s Address: Iona, 65 Bulverhythe Road, St Leonards

Other Info: At the Front. According to CWGC, Sidney died aged 21 on 4th March 1916. He is remembered at Bethune Town Cemetery, grave reference: V.A.7.

Published: October 1915

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Reed, Selby

Selby Reed

Selby ReedSelby Reed

Rank: Private

Regiment: 5th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment

Parents: Mr Hector & Mrs Rose Reed

Address: 5 Brunswick Terrace, Mount Sion, Tunbridge Wells

Other Info: Died of Wounds 2nd May 1915. Formerly employed at Mr Arthur Green’s, 34 White Rock, Hastings. According to CWGC, Selby was aged 19 when he died and is remembered at Bethune Town Cemetery, grave reference IV.B.70.

Published: May 1915

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Grigsby, Ernest William

Ernest William Grigsby

Ernest William GrigsbyErnest William Grigsby

Rank: Private

Regiment: 1st Battalion, Hertfordshire Regiment

Parents: Mr Albert E & Ellen Grigsby

Address: 7 Githa Road, Clive Vale, Hastings

Other Info: At the Front. According to CWGC, Ernest died aged 32 on 18th May 1915. He was born in Richmond, Surrey and was a Railway Clearing Clerk in London. Ernest is remembered at Bethune Town Cemetery, grave reference III.D.85.

Published: May 1915

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Gibbs, William

Gibbs & Fuller

WilliamGibbs & Fuller

William Gibbs

Rank: Corporal

Regiment: ‘H’ Company, 5th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment

Parents: Mr & Mrs Gibbs

Uncles: Peter Fuller, Philip Fuller, Gilbert Fuller & J Fuller

Address: 42 St Mary’s Terrace, Hastings

Other Info: At the Front. William died aged 25 on 17th May 1915. He is remembered at Bethune Town Cemetery, grave reference III.D.34.

Published: March 1915 & May 1915

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Franks, Frank William

F Franks

F FranksFrank William Franks

Rank: Private

Regiment: 7th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment

Parents: Mr Frank Gilbert & Mrs Sarah Franks

Address: 9 Dorset Place, Hastings

Other Info: According to CWGC, Frank died aged 26 on 2nd January 1916. He is remembered at Bethune Town Cemetery, grave reference IV.G.73.

Published: December 1914

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Farrier, Thomas Frederic

Thomas Farrier

FarrierThomas Frederic FarrierThomas FarrierThomas Frederic Farrier

Rank: Private

Regiment: 5th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment

Parents: John Thomas Matthew Farrier and Sarah Ann Ramkin

Brother: Walter James FarrierAlbert Edward Farrier & Percy H Farrier

Brother-in-Law: G Pepper

Address: 97 St Georges Road, Hastings

Published: October 1914, July 1915 & August 1916

Other Info: Formerly Staff Sergeant of Blacklands Church Lads’ Brigade. According to CWGC, Thomas died on 17th May 1915. He is remembered at Bethune Town Cemetery, grave reference III.D.17.

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Hoadley, William Lewis

Hoadley

William Lewis HoadleyHoadleyWilliam Lewis Hoadley

Rank: Lance Corporal

Regiment: 7th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment

Parents: PC William & Mrs Hagar Hoadley

Address: 24a Milward Road, Hastings

Other Info: According to CWGC, William died aged 19 on 19th October 1915. William is buried at Bethune Town Cemetery, grave reference IV.F.55.

Published: September 1914 & May 1916

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