Bridgewater, C

Bridgewater

C Bridgewater

Rank: Private

Regiment: Machine Gun Corps

Parents: Mr & Mrs Bridgewater

Brothers: W Bridgewater, H Bridgewater, J Bridgewater & A Bridgewater

Parent’s Address: 63 Hyde Road, Southgate, London

Other Info: Born in Hastings. Wounded last October (1916), now back at the Front.

Published: August 1917

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Gasson, William

William Gasson

William Gasson

Rank: Private

Regiment: Machine Gun Corps

Sister: Mrs G T Fennell

Sister’s Address: 160 Old Church Road, Hollington

Other Info: Has been awarded the Italian Bronze Medal for bravery on the field, he having carried a wounded man a mile and a half, and captured a machine gun which we had lost. He is the son of Michael Gasson, late of Hastings.

Published: May 1917

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Gain, George Albert

Gain, Swales, Biddle, Puxty, Cruttenden & Eldred

George Albert Gain

Rank: Private

Regiment: Gloucestershire Regiment / 248th Company, Machine Gun Corps

Father: Mr George Gain

Brothers: Arthur Robert Gain & W Gain

Brothers-in-Law: F Swales, Maurice Biddle, A Cruttenden, W Puxty & G Eldred

Father’s Address: Park View, Westfield

Other Info: According to CWGC, George died on 20th September 1917. He is remembered at the Tyne Cot Memorial, Panel 154 to 159 and 163A.

Published: April 1917

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Batt, Stanley Arthur

Stanley Arthur BattBatt

Stanley Arthur Batt

Rank: Private

Regiment: 214th Company, Machine Gun Corps

Mother: Mrs C Batt

Father: C Batt

Address: Islington, formerly Gensing Road, St Leonards

Other Info: At the Front. According to CWGC, Stanley died on 30th October 1917. He is remembered at Cement House Cemetery, grave reference VI.C.30.

Published: April 1917

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Ritson, Joseph William

Joseph William Ritson

Joseph William Ritson

Rank: Private

Regiment: Machine Gun Corps

Father: Mr J Ritson

Address: 21 Stonefield Road, Hastings

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

Published: February 1917

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Lovack-Land, William

William Lovack-Land

William Lovack-Land

Rank: Lance Corporal

Regiment: 59th Battalion, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry)

Wife: Mrs Ivy E Lovack-Land

Address: 23 London Road, St Leonards

Other Info: According to CWGC, William died aged 32 on 24th March 1918. He is remembered at the Arras Memorial, bay 10.

William is on Hastings War Memorial as W L Land.

Published: January 1917

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