Thacker, Bert

Waghorn, Thacker, Hyland & Plaws

Bert Thacker

Rank: Private

Regiment: London Regiment

Grandparents: Mr & Mrs Mary A Waghorn

Uncles: Edward Waghorn, Charles James Waghorn, Thomas Henry Waghorn, William Waghorn, James F Hyland & George F Plaws

Grandparent’s Address: 20 Waldegrave Street, Hastings

Published: February 1918

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Southerden, William

Southerden & GibbsWilliam Southerden

Rank: Private

Regiment: 24 Battalion, London Regiment

Parents: Mr Frank & Mrs Mary Southerden

Brothers: Charles Southerden, P Southerden & Victor Southerden

Brother-in-Law:  A W Gibbs

Address: 85 Clifton Road, Ore

Other Info: According to CWGC, William died aged 23 on 23rd August 1918. He is remembered at Daours Communal Cemetery Extension, grave reference VI.C.12. Additional name information from the Lives of the First World War Website.

Published: October 1917

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Tooker, John Patrick Martin

John Patrick Martin Tooker

John Patrick Martin Tooker

Rank: Lance Corporal

Regiment: 1st/4th Battalion, London Regiment (Royal Fusiliers)

Parents: Mr John & Mrs Sarah Mary Tooker

Brother: Jeremiah William Tooker & James A Tooker

Address: 44 Vicarage Road, West Hill, Hastings

Other Info: Killed in action on 16th August 1917. According to CWGC, John died aged 20 and is remembered at Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial on Panel 52.

Published: September 1917

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Williams, Frederick William Charles

Frederick William Charles Williams

Frederick William Charles Williams

Rank: Rifleman

Regiment: “C” Company, 12th Battalion, London Regiment (The Rangers)

Parents: Mr Frederick William & Ellen Mary Williams

Address: Melbourne House, 10a South Terrace, Hastings

Other Info: Killed in action at the Battle of Arras on Easter Monday, 9th April 1917. Acccording to CWGC, Frederick died aged 26 and is remembered at London Cemetery, Neuville-Vitasse, grave reference I.A.73.

Published: August 1917

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Todd, Albert Charles

Albert Charles Todd

Albert Charles Todd

Rank: Rifleman

Regiment: 1st/12th Battalion, London Regiment (The Rangers)

Parents: Mr George E & Mrs Georgina Todd

Address: The ‘Wellington’, Hastings

Other Info: Missing since 1st July 1916, now presumed dead. According to CWGC, Albert died aged 18 on 1st July 1916. He is remembered at the Thiepval Memorial, Pier and Face 9C.

Albert is not listed on Hastings War Memorial.

Published: May 1917

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