Whatman, Thomas

Thomas Whatman

Thomas Whatman

Thomas Whatman

Rank: Private

Regiment: Connaught Rangers

Father: Mr T W Ransom

Brother: Leo Ransom

Other Info: Thomas is with Headquarters Staff of the Indian Contingent. Additional regiment information from the Lives of the First World War website.

Published: March 1915

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Proctor, Alfred H

Alfred H Proctor

Alfred H Proctor

Alfred H Proctor

Rank: Lance Corporal

Regiment: Royal Army Corps

Father: Mr Henry G Proctor

Address: 18 Lower Park Road, Hastings

Other Info: Probably the tallest man gone into Kitchener’s Army from Hastings. He stands 6ft, 6ins. He is well known in the town, having been goalkeeper in the Junior Champion team in the Sussex Water Polo competition, captain on of the YMCA Swimming Club, and instructor of the Royal Life Saving Society (Hastings Swimming Club Branch).

Published: March 1915

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Berringer, Frederick William

Frederick William Berringer

Frederick William Berringer

Frederick William Berringer

Rank: Chief Petty Officer

Regiment: Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve

Ship: HMS Lion

Parents: Mr & Mrs Berringer

Wife: Mrs Gladys Berringer (nee Honeyman)

Address: 14 Wellington Square, Hastings

Other Info: He was called up for active service on 13th August 1914 and has been through all the Naval engagements in the North Sea.

Published: March 1915

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Radford, George

Royal Sussex Regiment

Royal Sussex Regiment

George Radford

Rank: Private

Regiment: 5th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment

Mother: Mrs E Smale

Brothers: C Smale, Herbert G Smale, Arthur Smale, Thomas A Smale, T W Smale, J SmaleArnold Thompson

Mother’s Address: Market Green, Battle

Other Info: George is pictured bottom row, on the right. All men were members of the Battle Detachment of the Church Lads’ Brigade.

Published: March 1915 & November 1915

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Blackman, William

Royal Sussex Regiment

Royal Sussex Regiment

William Blackman

Rank: Sergeant

Regiment: 5th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment

Address:  Battle

Other Info: William is pictured bottom row, second on the right. All men were members of the Battle Detachment of the Church Lads’ Brigade.

Published: March 1915

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Anderson, Bernard George

Royal Sussex Regiment

Royal Sussex Regiment

Bernard George Anderson

Rank: Sergeant

Regiment: 5th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment

Parents: Mr Bernard T & Esther Anderson

Address: 9 Mount Street, Battle

Other Info: Bernard is pictured bottom row, second on the left. All men were members of the Battle Detachment of the Church Lads’ Brigade. According to CWGC Bernard died aged 24 on 21st August 1916. He is remembered at St Sever Cemetery, Rouen, grave reference B.30.26.

Published: March 1915

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Bodle, Walter

Royal Sussex Regiment

Royal Sussex Regiment

Walter Bodle

Rank: Private

Regiment: 5th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment

Address: Battle

Other Info: Walter is pictured bottom row, on the left. All men were members of the Battle Detachment of the Church Lads’ Brigade.

Published: March 1915

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Blackman, Fred

Royal Sussex Regiment

Royal Sussex Regiment

Fred Blackman

Rank: Private

Regiment: 5th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment

Address: Battle

Other Info: Fred is pictured top row, on the right. All men were members of the Battle Detachment of the Church Lads’ Brigade.

Published: March 1915

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Thompson, Arnold

Royal Sussex Regiment

Smale, Radford & ThompsonRoyal Sussex Regiment

Arnold Thompson

Rank: Lance Corporal

Regiment: 5th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment

Mother: Mrs E Smale

Brothers: C Smale, Herbert G Smale, Arthur Smale, Thomas A Smale, T W Smale, J SmaleGeorge Radford

Mother’s Address: Market Green, Battle

Other Info: Arnold is pictured top row, second from right. All men were members of the Battle Detachment of the Church Lads’ Brigade.

Published: March 1915 & November 1915

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Longley, Charlie

Royal Sussex Regiment

Royal Sussex Regiment

Charlie Longley

Rank: Lance Corporal

Regiment: 5th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment

Address: Battle

Other Info: Charlie is pictured top row, second from left. All men were members of the Battle Detachment of the Church Lads’ Brigade.

Published: March 1915

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