Allen, William

William Allen

William Allen

Rank: Corporal

Regiment: 1st Battalion, Hampshire Regiment

Wife: Annie Allen

Address: 14 Alfred Street, St Leonards

Other Info: William was killed in action on the 22nd May 1918. He is remembered at Le Vertannoy British Cemetery, Hinges, grave reference B.25.

William also served with the 2nd Battalion in the Boar War and in Ireland. He was married out of Ebrington Barracks. The photograph shows William with his wife and daughter Adeline.

Thanks to Gordon Nelson for providing the photograph and information.

Published: Submitted to the site via the ‘Add a Soldier’ page in August 2019

Please use the comments box below if you can provide more information about this person.

Eanes, W

Grosvenor & Eames

Grosvenor & Eames

W Eanes

Rank: Sergeant

Regiment: Hampshire Regiment

Brothers: T W Eanes & George Eanes

Sent by: Mrs A Eldred

Other Info: At the Front.

I cannot find records that correlate to these brothers, so it is possible the surname is Eames.

Published: June 1917

Eanes, George

Grosvenor & Eames

Grosvenor & Eames

George Eanes

Rank: Private

Regiment: Hampshire Regiment

Brothers: T W Eanes & W Eanes

Sent by: Mrs A Eldred

Other Info: Won the Military Medal at the age of 17.

I cannot find records that correlate to these brothers, so it is possible the surname is Eames.

Published: June 1917

Cox, Frank John

Cox

Cox

Frank John Cox

Rank: Private

Regiment: 9th Cyclists Battalion, Hampshire Regiment

Mother: Mrs Lydia Mary Cox

Father: Thomas G R Cox

Brothers: George L Cox, Sydney G Cox & Harold W Cox

Address: 122 Braybrooke, Hastings / 3 Castledown Avenue, Hastings

Published: March 1917

Please use the comments box below if you can provide more information about this person.

Larkin, Percy

Larkin

Larkin

Percy Larkin

Rank: Sergeant

Regiment: 2nd Battalion, Hampshire Regiment

Wife: Mrs Margaret C Larkin

Brother-in-Law & Sister: Mr & Mrs J A Larkin

Brother: Philip Larkin

Nephew: Bert W Larkin

Address: 24 Church Square, Rye

Other Info: According to CWGC, Percy died aged 30 on 23rd April 1917. He is remembered at the Arras Memorial in Bay 6.

Published: February 1917

Please use the comments box below if you can provide more information about this person

Wickens, Leslie

Leslie Wickens

Leslie Wickens

Leslie Wickens

Rank: Private

Regiment: Hampshire Regiment

Parents: Mr & Mrs Owen Wickens

Address: Ore

Other Info: At the Front. He has just been awarded the Military Medal for despatch carrying under fire.

Published: November 1916

Gardner, W

W Gardner

W Gardner

W Gardner

Rank: Private

Regiment: ‘B’ Company, 1/9th Battalion, Hampshire Regiment

Wife: Mrs Gardner

Address: Eversfield Place, St Leonards

Other Info: Now in India.

Published: August 1916

Please use the comments box below if you can provide more information about this person.