Grover, Charles

Charles Grover

Charles Grover

Rank: Sergeant

Regiment: Royal West Kent Regiment

Other Info: Now in hospital in Glasgow after serving at the Front, where he fell in a shell hole and sustained injuries. The Sergeant will be remembered as Committee Clerk to the Hastings Corporation.

Published: April 1917

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Canning, Walter Robert Frank

Walter Robert Frank Canning

Walter Robert Frank Canning

Rank: Lance Sergeant

Regiment: 12th Battalion (Southdowns), Royal Sussex Regiment

Parents: Mr Robert Montague & Mrs Harriett Sophia Canning

Wife: Minnie Canning

Parents’ Address: 79 All Saints Street, Hastings

Other Info: Died of wounds received in action on 14th November 1916. According to CWGC, Walter died aged 25 and is remembered at Contay British Cemetery, Contay, grave reference II.F.10.

Published: November 1917

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Hollister, Joseph

Brasier & Hollister

Joseph Hollister

Rank: Private

Regiment: 8th Battalion, South Wales Borderers

Sister-in-Law: Mrs Brasier

Brother-in-Law: James J Brasier

Sister-in-Law’s Address: 32 Harold Road, Clive Vale, Hastings

Other Info: At Salonika. According to CWGC, Joseph died on 6th August 1917. He is remembered Sarigol Military Cemetery, Kriston, grave reference D.535. Also remembered on Hastings War Memorial. Additional name information from the Lives of the First World War website.

Published: April 1917

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Diton, Wallace

Diton

Wallace Diton

Service: Royal or  Merchant Navy

Father: Mr Henry Diton

Brother: Harry Diton & Jack Diton

Address: 13 Woods Passage, All Saints Street, Hastings

Other Info: Eldest grandson of Councilor Dighton (sic). *The spelling of the surname ‘Diton’ corresponds with Navy records.

Published: April 1917

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