Mitchell, Charley

Charley Mitchell

Charley MitchellCharley Mitchell

Rank: Private

Regiment: 5th Dragoon Guards

Address: Old Town, Hastings

Other Info: Believed to be the only member of the fishing fraternity who has joined the Army. Charley is well known in the Old Town and comes of a very old fishing family. He was reported missing after the Battle of Vezennes (Sic) on August 30th. One brother is serving in the Royal Fleet Reserve, another is in the Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve and another is Captain of the local fishing boat ‘Mayflower’

Published: October 1914

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Baker, W M

W M Baker

W M BakerW M Baker

Rank: Private

Regiment: 4th Dragoon Guards

Other Info: Secretary of N.A.U of House and Ship Painters, local branch, Secretary of the Hastings Trades and Labour Council and delegate to the Education and Insurance Committees of Hastings

Published: October 1914

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Penfold, Ernest

E Penfold

Ernest PenfoldPenfoldE PenfoldErnest Penfold

Rank: Saddler

Regiment: 4th Dragoon Guards

Parents: Mr & Mrs Penfold

Brothers: Archibald Penfold, Arthur Penfold & Bert Penfold

Address: 34 Old London Road, Hastings

Other Info: A prisoner in Germany. Wounded.

Text from the top image reads: ‘This photograph was sent home by Ernest Penfold, a prisoner of war in Germany. It was forwarded to us by his Mother, Mrs Penfold, Mount House, Old London Road, Hastings. Penfold is the Englishman in the centre of the back row’.

Published: September 1914, August 1915 & November 1915

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