Algeo, Luther

Luther Algeo

Luther Algeo

Rank: Acting Corporal

Regiment: 11th Battalion, Canadian Infantry, Canadian Expeditionary Force

Address: Winnepeg, Canada

Other Info: Was killed in the street tragedy at St Leonards at the 28th December 1916, in regard to which another soldier, Private Edward Ripley, is under arrest on a charge of murder.

According to CWGC, Luther is remembered at Hastings Cemetery, grave reference L.D.P23.

The full report of this incident can be read here. Luther’s CEF enlistment papers can be viewed here.

Published: January 1917

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Stretton, William Thomas

William Thomas Stretton

William Thomas Stretton

Rank: Private

Regiment: Canadian Expeditionary Force

Wife: Mrs Florence Stretton

Brother: W Stretten

Brother’s Address: 286 Priory Road, Hastings

Address: 419 Salem Avenue, Toronto

Other Info: On Active Service. Born in Hastings.

You can view William’s CEF enlistment papers for free here.

Published: December 1916

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Kent, Frank

Frank Kent

Frank Kent

Rank: Private

Regiment: 3rd Battalion, Canadian Infantry, Canadian Expeditionary Force

Parents: Mr Henry & Mrs Emma Kent.

Address: 59 Fairlight Road, Ore

Other Info: The text reads “… The first (portrait) was taken on Salisbury Plain, when he was training there with the 3rd Canadian Battalion, and the second was taken at Wiesbaden, Germany, in September of the present year, he being a prisoner of war.  Mr & Mrs Kent have two other sons serving, one in the Sussex Engineers and the other in the 1st Canadians. They are old townspeople, having lived in Hastings or the district all their lives. Mr Kent is a fisherman.

According to CWGC, William died aged 31 on 10th November 1920. He is remembered at Vancouver (Mountain View) Cemetery, grave reference Jones.45.21.15.

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

Published: December 1916

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Paffitt, William Charles Walter

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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Sargent, Fred

Frederick Sargent

Frederick (Fred) Sargent

Rank: Private

Regiment: Signaller, Canadian Expeditionary Force

Mother: Mrs Ada Sargent

Father: Frederick John Henry Sargent

Uncle: Joseph Herbert Gale

Address: Prince George, British Columbia

Other Info: In Training. Born in Hastings.

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

Published: October 1916

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