Davis, Charles Grenville

Charles Grenville Davis

Charles Grenville Davis

Rank: Lance Corporal

Regiment: D Company, 1st/5th Battalion, London Regiment (London Rifle Brigade)

Parents: Mr Richard Lewis & Mrs Sarah Davis

Address: Ellora, 68 Sedlescombe Road, Silverhill

Other Info: Missing since 8th October 1916 while leading his platoon in an engagement at Le Transley, France. According to CWGC, Charles died aged 32 and is remembered at the Thiepval Memorial, Pier and Face 9D.

Published: January 2017

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Stace, Amos

Amos Stace

Amos Stace

Rank: Lance Corporal

Regiment: 16th Battalion, London Regiment (Queen’s Westminster Rifles)

Wife: Alice Jesse Stace

Father: Mr Amos Stace

Address: 7 Palace Road, New Southgate, London

Other Info: The image text reads “This group shows on the right, seated, Mr Amos Stace who was buried last week and was a broad minded and happy Christian worker at Old Wesley Church, Bourne Street, Hastings and greatly respected in the Old Town. Seated on the left is his father, who was once employed by the Hastings Corporation, and who predeceased his son by some years. The young man in the centre is Mr Amos Stace, who was killed at the Front a short time ago, a great blow to his parents. He is holding his eldest child in his arms, the only survivor of the representatives of four generations. Born in Hastings.

According to CWGC, Amos died aged 38 on 18th January 1916. He is remembered at Vlamertinghe Military Cemetery, grave reference I.C.4.

Published: December 1916

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Browning, George

George Browning

George Browning

Rank: Rifleman

Regiment: Queen Victoria’s Rifles, London Regiment

Aunts: Mrs Vine & Mrs F Britt

Aunt’s Address: Battle Road, Hollington

Other Info: Killed in action on 29th September. According to CWGC, George died on 9th September and is remembered at the Thiepval Memorial, Pier and Face 9C.

Published: November 1916

Wilkins, Richard William

Snelling & Wilkins

Richard William Wilkins

Rank: Private

Regiment: Artists Rifles / 16th Kensington Battalion, London Regiment

Parents: Mr William & Mrs Millicent Wilkins

Grandmother: Mrs Snelling

Brother: Percy James Wilkins

Uncles: George Snelling, Frederick John Snelling, E Snelling & Frank Walter Snelling

Grandmother’s Address: 5 Cranbrook Road, St Leonards

Other Info: According to CWGC,  Richard died aged 30 on 9th April 1917. He is remembered at London Cemetery, Nueville-Vitasse, grave reference II.B.2.

Published: October 1916

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Boutcher, Emanuel

Emanuel Boutcher

Emanuel Boutcher

Rank: Sergeant

Regiment: Civil Service Rifles, London Regiment

Father: Mr W A Boutcher

Address: 84 Stonefield Road, Hastings

Other Info: At the Front. Additional name information from the Lives of the First World War website.

Published: September 1916

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Bounds, Herbert

Herbert Bounds

Herbert Bounds

Rank: Rifleman

Regiment: 16th Battalion, Queen’s Westminster Rifles, London Regiment

Parents: Mr George & Mrs Louisa Bounds

Address: 79 Battle Road, Silverhill

Other Info: Killed in action on 1st July 1916. According to CWGC, Herbert was 28 when he died and is remembered at Gommecourt British Cemetery No2, Hebuterne, grave reference I.D.1.

Published: August 1916

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