Blissett, William

Blissett & Usher

Blissett & Usher

William Blissett

Rank: Private

Regiment: 3rd Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Force

Parents: Mr Edward & Mrs Elizabeth Blissett

Sister-in-Law: Mrs Alice M Blissett (later Helsdown)

Brother: Thomas Blissett

Brothers-in-Law: Frank Usher & Harry Usher

Parent’s Address: 1 Coleman Street, Brighton

Other Info: Killed in action on 8th November 1915 aged 29. According to CWGC, William is remembered at Wulverghem-Lindenhoek Road Military Cemetery, grave reference I.E.5.

William’s CEF service papers can be viewed for free here.

Published: November 1917

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Richardson, G

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

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

G Richardson

Rank: Private

Regiment: Royal Sussex Regiment

Address: Brighton

Other Info: At the Front

Published: August 1917

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Rowe, William

Rowe, William, Waters, Edmund, Selmes Parks, W J & Griffith,

Rowe, William, Waters, Edmund, Selmes Parks, W J & Griffith,

William Rowe

Regiment: Royal Naval Volunteer Reserves

Ship: HMS Iron Duke

Address: Brighton

Other Info: We have been afloat on this ship over 10 weeks. Shall we have Christmas at home? We are having the time of our lives, and are waiting to train our 13.5’s on the German Fleet. Can they face us?

Published: October 1914

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Paffitt, William Charles Walter

William Charles Walter Paffitt

William Charles Walter Paffitt

William Charles Walter Paffitt

Rank: Private

Regiment: Canadian Expeditionary Force

Sent by: Mr W Gier of Hastings

Wife: Florence Paffitt

Address: 353 Spadina Avenue, Toronto

Other Info: Born in Brighton. Additional information from William’s CEF Enlistment papers which can be viewed for free here.

Published: December 1916

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Gillam, Frederick

Frederick Gillam

Voller & GillamFrederick Gillam

Frederick Gillam

Regiment: Royal Navy Air Service

Wife: Mrs Jessie E Gillam (nee Voller)

Parents-in-Law: Mr & Mrs H Voller

Brother-in-Law: Henry A Voller

Address: Brighton

Other Info: The ceremony was performed at Blacklands Church, Hastings on 16th August 1916.

Published: September 1916 & March 1917

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Golds, Eldred Henry

Eldred Henry Golds

Eldred Henry Golds

Eldred Henry Golds

Rank: Leading Seaman

Regiment: Royal Naval Volunteer Reserves

Sent by: Mrs F Potter

Mrs Potter’s Address: 208 Mount Pleasant Road, Hastings

Other Info: Born in Brighton. Invalided home from the Dardanelles. Additional name and address information from the Lives of the First World War website.

Published: April 1916

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