Marsham, Horace William

Horace William Marsham

Horace William Marsham

Horace William Marsham

Rank: Able Seaman

Ship: HMS Queen Mary

Parents: Mr Harry & Mrs France Rowena Marsham

Address: 6 Brodrick Road, Hampden Park, Eastbourne

Sent by: Miss Huggett, Strood Road, Silverhill.

Other Info: Lost his Life in the Battle of Jutland. Horace was aboard HMS Queen Mary when she was sunk in the action off Jutland on 31st May 1915.

According to CWGC, Horace was 19 when he died. He is remembered at the Portsmouth Naval Memorial on panel 13.

Published: September 1916

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Eldridge, Herbert

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Eldridge & Sexton

Herbert (Bertie) Eldridge

Rank: Boy, 1st Class

Ship: HMS Queen Mary

parents: Mr Frederick & Mrs Florence V Eldridge

Cousins: Charles F Eldridge, Victor E Eldridge & Thomas Eldridge

Address: 9 Reginald Road, Bexhill

Other Info: Born in Hastings. Went down with the Queen Mary. According to CWGC, Bertie died aged 16 on 31st May 1916 when HMS Queen Mary was sunk during the Battle of Jutland, one of 1,266 men lost with the ship. He is remembered at Portsmouth Naval Memorial on panel 14.

Published: June 1916

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Hunt, Henry Thomas

Henry Thomas Hunt

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Rank: Plumber’s Mate

Ship: HMS Queen Mary

Parents: Mr Henry Gad & Mrs Mary Jane Hunt

Address: 39 Sedlescombe Road North, St Leonards

Other Info: According to CWGC, Henry died aged 19 during the Battle of Jutland on 31st May 1916. He was among the 1,266 crew lost when HMS Queen Mary was sunk. Henry is remembered at the Portsmouth Naval Memorial on Panel 20.

Published: December 1915 & June 1917

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Huggett, Ernest

Ernest Huggett

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Rank: Signalman

Ship: HMS Queen Mary

Parents: Mr & Mrs Spencer Huggett

Brothers: Charles Huggett & Frederick Spencer Huggett

Address: 22 Strood Road, Silverhill

Other Info: Ernest was on board HMS Queen Mary when it took part in the Battle of Heligoland. He went on to serve aboard HMS Fortune, and was among the 68 lost when it was sunk on 1st June 1916 during the Battle of Jutland. He is remembered at the Portsmouth Naval Memorial, on panel 14

Published: November 1914, September 1916 & December 1917

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Brickett, Bertram Pargeter

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Rank: Able Seaman, Bugler

Ship: HMS Queen Mary

Parents: Mr Albert Edward & Mrs Annie Brickett

Brother: Douglas Brickett

Address: 117 Queens Road, Hastings

Other Info: Was in the naval engagement in the Heligoland Bight.

Was on the Queen Mary when she was sunk in the action off Jutland on 31st May 1915. His father is well known as an employee of the telephone service and a Lieutenant in the Blacklands CLB. The lost sailor was a bugler and joined the Navy six years ago, having previously been a naval volunteer. He was a good shot, and when 14 years of age won the boy’s challenge cup at Bisley.

According to CWGC, Bertram was 22 when he died and is remembered at Portsmouth Naval Memorial on panel 12. He was born in Charlton, London and his parents later lived in Bexhill.

Published: October 1914

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