Picknell, Charles

Oliver, Picknell, Golding & Williams

Charles Picknell

Regiment: Canadian Expeditionary Force

Grand mother: Mrs J Oliver

Cousins or Brothers: Jim Picknell, Fred Oliver, C Smith, Percy Oliver, J Williams, H Golding and W Oliver

Grand mother’s Address: New Cottages, Battle Hill, Battle

Published: October 1914

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Richens, Charles Henry

Mitchell & Richens

Charles Henry Richens

Rank: Driver

Regiment: Canadian Field Artillery, Canadian Expeditionary Force

Sent By: Mrs Richens

Mrs Richen’s Address: 22 Linton Crescent, Hastings

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

You can view Charles’ CEF enlistment papers for free here.

Published: April 1917

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Martingell, David Vincent

David Vincent Martingell

David Vincent Matingell

Rank: Private

Regiment: 3rd Pioneers, Canadian Expeditionary Force

Address: Born in Caterham, Surrey

Other Info: He has had experience as both soldier and sailor. At the outbreak of the war he was an ex-Navy man, and was in the City Salvage Corps. He voluntarily returned to the Navy at Portsmouth, the week the war started. After several short cruises he joined HMS Kent. He was in the Falkland Island Battle, was on board when the Kent sunk the German cruiser Nurnburg and later took part in the destruction of the German cruiser Dresden off Juan Fernandez Island in the Pacific. The Kent being send to harbour for repairs, he was permitted to leave his ship to go into the Army. He joined the 48th Canadians (now the 3rd Pioneers), who were training at Victoria. He only spent three weeks in Canada, and sailed three days after enlistment. He was four months in France, and was invalided home from the Somme.

David’s CEF enlistment forms can be viewed for free here.

Published: April 1917

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Robertson, Reginald Travers

Reginald Travers Robertson

Reginald Travers Robertson

Rank: Private

Regiment: 1st Canadian Stationary Hospital, Canadian Expeditionary Force

Wife: Mrs Elsa A L Robertson (nee Williams)

Father: William N Robertson of Australia

Mother–in-Law: Mrs E Williams

Address: East Finchley, London

Other Info: Married at the Holy Trinity Church by the Rev T W Cook. The bride was given away by Captain Thompson Walton and the Best Man was Joel Walton.

You can view Reginald’s CEF enlistement papers for free here.

Published: April 1917

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Cresey, Arthur Edward

Arthur Edward Cresey

Arthur Edward Cresey

Rank: Private

Regiment: Canadian Expeditionary Force

Mother: Mrs J Cresey

Wife: Mrs Jane Cresey

Brother-in-Law: W Parr

Address: 471 Magdalen Point, St Charles, Montreal

Mother’s Address: 269 Battle Road, Hollington

Other Info: At the Front.

Arthur’s CEF enlistment papers can be viewed for free here.

Published: April 1917

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Bosworth, Charles Henry Edward

Charles Henry Edward Bosworth

Charles Henry Edward Bosworth

Rank: Driver

Regiment: Canadian Expeditionary Force

Mother: Mrs R Gallop

Address: 17a East Street, Hastings

Other Info: At the Front. Born in Worcester.

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Published: April 1917

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Mawdsley, Joseph

Joseph

Joseph Mawdsley

Regiment: Canadian Expeditionary Force

Mother-in-Law: Mrs Sadler

Father-in-Law: Mr A Sadler

Wife: Florence Mawdsley (nee Sadler)

Address: 9 Croft Road, Hastings

Other Info: The wedding took place at St Clement’s Church in April 1917.

Joseph’s CEF enlistment papers can be viewed for free here.

Published: April 1917

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Jacobs, Edward William

Jacobs

Edward William Jacobs

Rank: Private

Regiment: Cyclists Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Force

Brothers: Alfred Jacobs & Alfred Ernest Jacobs

Other Info: Born in Hastings. At the Front.

Edward’s CEF enlistment form can be viewed for free here.

Published: April 1917

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