Excell, Lionel Thomas

Excell

Excell

Lionel Thomas Excell

Rank: Lance Corporal / Sergeant

Regiment: King’s Liverpool Regiment / 7th Battalion, East Yorkshire Regiment

Parents: Mr Thomas & Mrs Edith A Excell

Brother: Reginald W G Excell

Address: 13 Emmanuel Road, Hastings

Other Info: Wounded, but now recovered and again on Active Service. According to CWGC, Lionel died aged 33 on 30th October 1918. He is remembered at Etaples Military Cemetery, grave reference LXXI.D.7.

Published: December 1916

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Jenner, George Reginald

George Reginald Jenner

George Reginald Jenner

George Reginald Jenner

Rank: Second Lieutenant

Regiment: 1st/3rd Battalion, East Yorkshire Regiment

Parents: Mr G T & Mrs Louise Jenner

Address: Belle Vue, Pett

Other Info: The text reads: “By the death of 2nd Lieutenant G R Jenner, East Yorkshire Regiment, Mrs Jenner of Belle Vue, Pett, has lost her only son, who was only 18 years old. He was educated at Ardingly College where he obtained a certificate of the Royal Humane Life Saving Society, also bronze medal and school silver and bronze medals and cup for swimming.

He became Company Quarter Master Sergeant of the Officer’s Training Corps. He passed the Senior Oxford examination in 1914, and was afterwards promoted to Head Prefect and Captain of the school, leaving in 1915. He received a commission in the East Yorkshire Regiment, going to Bedford to receive his first training, after which he qualified as a Grenadier Instructor, and was so engaged in training troops in this work. He went to France last July. Mrs Jenner received a telegram from the War Office saying he was dangerously ill from wounds of which he died the same night on 2nd August 1916, and is buried in a Cemetery reserved for British soldiers behind the firing line.

According to CWGC, George is remembered at Avesnes-le-Comte Communal Cemetery Extension, grave reference IV.A.23.

Published: August 1916

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Hallett, Ernest

Hallett

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Ernest Hallett

Rank: Private

Regiment: 1st Battalion, East Yorkshire Regiment

Mother: Mrs Gutsell

Address: 67 Stonefield Road, Hastings

Sister: Miss Beatrice Hallett

Brothers: H George Hallett & Albert Gutsell

Other Info: At the Front

Published: October 1914, September 1916 & November 1917

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