Relf, Godfrey Gordon

Godfrey Gordon Relf

Godfrey Gordon Relf

Godfrey Gordon Relf

Rank: Private

Regiment: 781st Mechanical Transport Company, Army Service Corps

Sister: Miss Relf

Wife: Mrs M M Relf

Address: 4 Prospect Place, The Square, Burwash.

Other Info: Died at Salonika of enteric on 2nd January 1917. According to CWGC, Godfrey died aged 27 and he is remembered at Salonika (Lembet Road) Military Cemetery, grave reference 761. Additional name information from the Lives of the First World War website.

Published: February 1917

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Vidler, Charles Samuel

Vidler

Vidler

Charles Samuel Vidler

Rank: Private

Regiment: 18th Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Force

Parents: Mr & Mrs Samuel Vidler

Cousin: Miss K Puttick

Brother: G Vidler

Address: Burwash. Late of Hollington

Other Info: At the Front. You can view Charles’s enlistment papers for free here.

Published: November 1915

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Vidler, G

Vidler

Vidler

G Vidler

Rank: Private

Regiment: King’s Royal Rifles

Parents: Mr & Mrs Samuel Vidler

Cousin: Miss K Puttick

Brother: Charles Samuel Vidler

Address: Burwash. Late of Hollington

Published: November 1915

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Heselden, Albert W

Heselden

Heselden

Albert W Heselden

Rank: Private

Regiment: 1/6th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment

Parents: Mr Thomas & Mrs Emma Heselden

Brothers: Seth Thomas Heselden

Sister: Miss E F Heselden

Parent’s Address: 5 Victoria Terrace, Burwash

Sister’s Address: Mountjoye, 21 Sedlescombe Road South, St Leonards

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

Published: November 1915

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Heselden, Seth Thomas

Heselden

Heselden

Seth Thomas Heselden

Rank: Private

Regiment: ‘D’ Company, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment

Parents: Mr Thomas & Mrs Emma Heselden

Brothers: Albert W Heselden

Sister: Miss E F Heselden

Parent’s Address: 5 Victoria Terrace, Burwash

Sister’s Address: Mountjoye, 21 Sedlescombe Road South, St Leonards

Other Info: From the text: Private Heselden died in Etratet Hospital on 31st May 1915 from wounds received on 9th May 1915. His grave is in Etratet Cemetery near Bolougne. According to CWGC Seth was aged 28 when he died and is buried in grave reference I.B.4.

Published: November 1915

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Jones, A

A Jones

A JonesA Jones

Rank: Private

Regiment: 12th Battalion (Southdowns), Royal Sussex Regiment

Parents: Mr & Mrs A Jones

Sent by: Miss Hicks

Miss Hicks’ Address: 1 Combermere Road, St Leonards

Home Address: Burwash

Other Info: For Active Service.

Published: October 1915

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Hicks, Thomas

Thomas Hicks

Thomas HicksThomas Hicks

Rank: Private

Regiment: 12th Battalion (Southdowns), Royal Sussex Regiment

Parents: Mr & Mrs T Hicks

Sister: Miss Hicks

Miss Hicks’ Address: 1 Combermere Road, St Leonards

Home Address: Burwash

Other Info: For Active Service. According to CWGC, Thomas died on 30th June 1916. He is remembered at the Loos Memorial on panel 69 to 73.

Published: October 1915

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Brown, Ernest James

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Ernest James Brown

Rank: Private

Regiment: Trench Mortar Battery, 12th Battalion (Southdowns), Royal Sussex Regiment

Parents: Mr William & Mrs Emily Brown

Wife: Annie B Brown

Brothers: Albert Edward Brown, G H BrownF Brown

Mother’s Address: 20 Emmanuel Road, Hastings

Home Address: 4 Portland Terrace, Burwash

Other Info: According to CWGC, Ernest died aged 27 on 12th October 1916. He was serving as a Lance Corporal in the 11th Battalion at the time and was a recipient of the Military Medal. Ernest is remembered at Hamel Military Cemetery, Beaumont Hamel, grave reference II.B.II. Additional name information from here.

The top group photograph is courtesy of Paul Reed, via his Twitter page @sommecourt

Published: September 1915, October 1916 & May 1917.

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Martin, E W

E W Martin

E W MartinE W Martin

Rank: Lance-Corporal

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

Address: Burwash

Other Info: Foreign Service

Published: April 1915

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