Richardson, Leslie Roy

Leslie Roy RichardsonLeslie Roy Richardson Leslie Roy Richardson

Rank: Rifleman

Regiment: Rifle Brigade, posted to 2nd/10th Battalion, London Regiment

Parents: Mr John & Mrs Josephine Richardson

Brother: Stanley John Richardson

Address: 54 All Saints Street, Hastings

Other Info: Leslie was a drapers assistant for Pearch & Simmons George Street, Hastings.  He sang in the church choir at All Saints Church.

Leslie signed up in November 1917 and joined the London Rifles.

On 24th August 1918 – aged just 18 – he was killed by a shell landing nearby.

Leslie is buried in CWWG at Bray Hill British Cemetery, Bray-sur-Somme, grave reference 1.A.9.

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Weston, Harry W

Harry WestonHarry W Weston

Rank: Private

Regiment: 4th Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Force

Mother: Mrs Lucy Weston

Address: 7 Emmanuel Road, Hastings

Other Info: Born and lived in Hastings until emigrating to Canada just before the war. His mother, brother and sister all still lived in Hastings. His mother was Lucy Weston, brother William and sister Lucy.

According to CWGC, Harry died aged 36 on 8th October 1916. He is remembered at Adanac Military Cemetery, Miraumont, grave reference V.D.27

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Quick, Herbert

 

Herbert QuickHerbert Quick

Rank: Sergeant

Regiment: King’s Own Scottish Borderers

Father: Mr F Quick

Address: 19 Albion Street, Halton, Hastings

Other Info: He was in five engagements, and was shot in both feet. He is a noted footballer, being captain of the Regimental team. He is now in hospital in Brighton.

Additional information from the Lives of the First World War website.

Published: October 1914

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Bourne, W

W Bourne

Regiment: 5th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment

Other Info: Member of the Blacklands Church Lads’ Brigade. Now at Dover Castle learning to be good soldiers. In the preliminary training they found the work they had done in the C.L.B. of the utmost value.

Published: October 1914

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Poole, Edward Bruce

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Edward Bruce Poole

Rank: Private

Regiment: 1st / 5th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment

Parents: Mr Frederick & Francis Ann Poole

Address: 9 Hill Street, Hastings

Other Info: According to CWGC, Edward died aged 30 on 9th May 1915. He is remembered at Le Touret Memorial, on Panel 20 and 21.

Published: October 1914

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Winter, Arthur W

Arthur W Winter

Arthur W Winter

Rank: Sergeant

Regiment: Royal Field Artillery

Wife: Mrs Winter

Address: 8 Russell Street, Hastings

Other Info: Enlisted at the outbreak of war. Now in Mesopotamia. He is a well known local football player. Additional name information from the Lives of the First World War website.

Published: March 1918

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