Hepworth, George Percy

Stevens, L C, Hepworth, Johns, Percy, Schneider, L W & Simmonds

George Percy Hepworth

Rank: Lieutenant / Captain

Regiment: 5th Sussex Service Battery / No. 4 Training Depot, Royal Field Artillery

Parents: Lt. Col. J. Sheldon Hepworth and Mrs Julia Hepworth

Parent’s Address: ‘St Denys’ Adelaide Road, Surbiton, London

Other Info: According to CWGC, George died aged 28 on 27th October 1918. He is remembered at Kirkee 1914-1918 Memorial, on Face 1.

Published: October 1914

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Robinson, Frank

Pont, W, Carley, L, Williams, M, Saunter, A, Jones, W. Spilstead, J, Williard, C, Carley, R, Jones, R, Duck, H, Howard, Thomas, Robinson, Duck & Balcombe

Frank Robinson

Rank: Sergeant

Regiment: ‘B’ Company, 5th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment

Parents: Mr James & Mrs Alice Robinson

Address: George Hill, Robertsbridge

Other Info: According to CWGC, Frank died aged 20 on 9th May 1915. He is remembered at Chocques Military Cemetery, grave reference I.A.98.

Published: October 1914

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Carley, Leonard Montague

Pont, W, Carley, L, Williams, M, Saunter, A, Jones, W. Spilstead, J, Williard, C, Carley, R, Jones, R, Duck, H, Howard, Thomas, Robinson, Duck & BalcombeLeonard Montague Carley

Rank: Private

Regiment: ‘B’ Company, 5th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment

Parents: Mr George & Mrs Ruth Carley

Address: Oxley Green, Brightling

Other Info: According to CWGC, Leonard died aged 19 on 9th May 1915. He is remembered at Le Touret Memorial on Panel 20 and 21.

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Published: October 1914

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Loyd, Alfred William Kirkman

Watford, Woolley, J, Amies, Grantham, A, Loyd, A W, Langham, F G & Hodson, G H

Alfred William Kirkman Loyd

Rank: Captain / Major

Regiment: 5th Battalion / 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment

Parents: Mr Frank Kirkman & Mrs Frances Fetherstonhaugh Loyd

Wife: Ada Maud Keele Loyd

Address: The Barn, Horsell, Woking

Other Info: Served in the South African War. According to CWGC, Alfred died aged 37 on 13th February 1919. He is remembered at Groombridge (St John) Churchyard, in the south east corner of the church.

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Published: October 1914

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Grantham, Edward

Watford, Woolley, J, Amies, Grantham, A, Loyd, A W, Langham, F G & Hodson, G H

Edward Grantham

Rank: Private

Regiment: 5th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment

Parents: Rev Herbert & Mrs M. L. Grantham

Parent’s Address: Halton Rectory, Tring, Herts.

Other Info: Resident of Bexhill. Orderly room staff. According to CWGC, Edward died aged 26 on 19th July 1916. He is remembered at Warloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Extension, grave reference V.C.6.

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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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Reed, Thomas William

Reed

Thomas William Reed

Rank: Private

Regiment: 5th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment

Parents: Mr Henry George & Mrs Elizabeth H Reed

Brother: Christopher Reed

Address: 7 Turner’s Green, Wadhurst

Other Info: Killed in action on 12th October 1917. According to CWGC, Thomas is remembered at Vlamertinghe New Military Cemetery, grave reference IX.F.26.

Published: March 1918

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Bumstead, Robert

Robert Bumstead

Robert Bumstead

Rank: Private / Lance Corporal

Regiment: 2nd/6th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment

Wife: Mrs E Bumstead

Address: 18 Priory Street, Hastings

Other Info: At the Front. According to CWGC, Robert died on 31st March 1918. He is remembered at Namps-au-Val British Cemetery, grave reference I.D.12.

Published: March 1918

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Ambrose, Albert Gerard

Ambrose & Edwards

Albert Gerard Ambrose

Rank: Rifleman

Regiment: ‘C’ Company, 2nd/6th Battalion, London Regiment (City of London Rifles)

Parents: Mr Philip F & Mrs Maria M Ambrose

Brother:  Philip John Ambrose

Cousins: William Ambrose, Edward P Ambrose, Albert A Ambrose, Edgar Ambrose & E Edwards

Address: 97 King Edward Road, Maidstone

Other Info: Killed in action. According to CWGC, Albert died aged 21 on 21st May 1917. He is remembered at the Arras Memorial in Bay 9 & 10.

Published: March 1918

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Hughes, Wilfred Sydney

Hughes

Wilfred Sydney Hughes

Rank: Leading Telegraphist

Ship: HMS Racoon

Parents: Mr John & Mrs Annie Hughes

Brothers: John Alfred Hughes, Stuart Arthur Hughes, Edgar Reginald Hughes, Cecil Hughes & Benjamin Howard Hughes

Wife: Constance Fanny Hughes

Sister: Mrs Cutting

Address: Fire Station, Horley, Surrey

Sister’s Address: 10 Vale Road, St Leonards

Other Info: Drowned at sea on 9th January 1918 when HMS Racoon foundered during a snowstorm off the coast of Ireland. According to CWGC, Wilfred is remembered at Chatham Naval Memorial, on panel 28.

Published: March 1918

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