Richford, Arthur E

Arthur E Richford

Arthur E Richford

Arthur E Richford

Rank: Corporal

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

Wife: Mrs Richford

Brother: Frederick George Richford

Nephew: Charles Henry Palmer

Address: 30 St Georges Road, Hastings

Other Info: Corporal Arthur E Richford, killed in action on 4th June 1916 whilst fixing wire entanglements between the lines. He was buried in a churchyard near by the following day, the following day by the Chaplain. All the officers of the Company and a number of the men attended, including his brother Fred and his nephew. To do what he considered his duty he gave up his business of builder and decorator at 30 St Georges Road, Hastings, and enlisted about 18 months ago. His wife is left with four little boys, the youngest being only a few months old. Since arriving at the Front in February he had been in the fighting line the whole time, and he was shortly to have taken up the rank of Sergeant.

According to CWGC, Arthur is remembered at Cambrin Churchyard Extension. grave reference M.5.

Published: June 1916

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Seymour-Hosley, William James

William James Seymour Hosley

William James Seymour Hosley

William James Seymour-Hosley

Rank: Major

Regiment: 6th Battalion, King’s Own Scottish Borderers

Parents: Mr William & Mrs Emma Seymour Hosley

Parent’s Address: Saffron Walden

Sister-in-Law: Mrs Seymour-Hosley

Sister-in-Law’s Address: 21 Kenilworth Road, St Leonards

Other Info: Recently killed in Flanders. According to CWGC, William died on 25th September 1915. He was mentioned in Despatches. William is remembered at Cambrin Churchyard Extension, grave reference L.8.

Published: November 1915

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Sales, Alfred

Alfred Sales

Alfred SalesAlfred Sales

Rank: Private

Regiment: 5th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment

Parents: Mr Amos & Mrs Jane Sales

Address: 40 Sandown Road, Ore

Other Info: Killed ‘Somewhere in Flanders’. According to CWGC, Alfred (Not ‘W’) died aged 20 on 8th July 1915. He is remembered at Cambrin Churchyard Extension, grave reference F.24.

Published: July 1915

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Shoesmith, Edward Benjamin

E Shoesmith

E ShoesmithEdward Benjamin Shoesmith

Rank: Private

Regiment: 5th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment

Father: Mr Benjamin Shoesmith

Address: 32 Collier Road, Hastings

Other Info: In France. According to CWGC, Edward died aged 21 on 8th July 1915. He is remembered at Cambrin Churchyard Extension, grave reference F.24.

Published: May 1915

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