Wood, Bert

Bert Wood

Bert WoodBert Wood

Rank: Private

Regiment: 12th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers

Sent by: Miss Allen

Miss Allen’s address: 7 Emmanuel Road, Hastings

Other Info: Killed in action on 3rd* June 1916. According to CWGC, Bert is remembered at Berks Cemetery Extension, grave reference II.C.57.

*The 3rd is the date on CWGC rather than the 4th stated in the paper article.

Published: June 1916

Williams, J H

J H WilliamsJ H Williams

Rank: Private

Regiment: 4/8th Battalion, Middlesex Regiment

Father: Mr J Williams

Wife: Mrs Williams

Address: 77 Battle Road, Silverhill

Published: June 1916

Wauthier, Georges

Wauthier

Wauthier

Georges Wauthier

Rank: Corporal

Regiment: French Army

Brother: Andre Wauthier

Other Info: A Strange Coincidence reads “… They met in Hastings where they arrived on the same day, neither knowing the other was coming. They then found that, unknown to each other, both had been in action at Verdun, and both had obtained leave of absence at the same time. M. Georges Wauthier was on his first visit to England, but M. Andre Wauthier is will known in Hastings, being the proprietor of Semadeni’s confectionery business in Claremont. Both leave for France today.”

Published: June 1916

Wauthier, Andre

Wauthier

Wauthier

Andre Wauthier

Rank: Adjutant

Regiment: French Army

Brother: Georges Wauthier

Other Info: A Strange Coincidence reads “… They met in Hastings where they arrived on the same day, neither knowing the other was coming. They then found that, unknown to each other, both had been in action at Verdun, and both had obtained leave of absence at the same time. M. Georges Wauthier was on his first visit to England, but M. Andre Wauthier is will known in Hastings, being the proprietor of Semadeni’s confectionery business in Claremont. Both leave for France today.”

Published: June 1916

Watkins, E A

E A Watkins

E A WatkinsE A Watkins

Regiment: 17th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers

Sent by: E Watkins

Address: 14 Alexandra Road, St Leonards

Other Info: Badly wounded on 25th December 1915.

Published: June 1916