Shaw, Gordon

Gordon Shaw

Gordon Shaw

Rank: Captain

Regiment: Royal Field Artillery

Parents: Mr & Mrs Ferdinand Shaw

Wife: Phillipa Shaw (nee Arnold)

Parent’s-in-Law: Mr & Mrs Harry Arnold

Parent’s address: Harlington, Milford-on-Sea.

Parent-in-Law’s address: Northlands, Hollington

Other Info: The marriage took place quietly on Wednesday last week, from the house of Mr and Mrs Arthur Pearson, uncle of the Bride, at Holy Trinity Church, St Marylebone, London. The service was taken by the Rev. Alfred S Menzies, Vicar of the Church of the Holy Cross, Burley-on-the-Hill, Rutland, the bride’s uncle and godfather, assisted by her granfather, the Rev. A Cyril Pearson. Captain Shaw, though still lame, is happily recovering from the wound received in action at the Front. Nearly 100 handsome presents were received.

Published: November 1914

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Rusconi, Andrew George

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Andrew George Rusconi

Rank: Private

Regiment: 95th Saskatchewan Rifles, Canadian Expeditionary Force

Parents: Mr Aldo & Mrs Louisa Rusconi

Brother: Alberto Rusconi & Aldo Rusconi

Address: 28 London Road, St Leonards

Other Info: Andrew’s CEF service papers can be viewed for free here.

Published: November 1914

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Abraham, Robert Horace

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Robert Horace Abraham

Rank: Regimental Quartermaster Sergeant

Regiment: 1st / 5th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment

Parents: Mr Robert & Mrs Annie Abraham

Address: St Neot’s, 17 Old London Road, Hastings

Other Info: According to CWGC, Robert died aged 32 on 28th August 1917. He is remembered at Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, grave reference XVIII.C.18.

Top image courtesy of The Orange Lily website, a pictorial roll of men who served in the Royal Sussex Regiment.

Published: October 1914 & November 1914

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Woods, E W

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Rank: Pioneer Sergeant

Regiment: 5th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment

Wife: Mrs Woods

Son-in-Law: Ovilard Ouellette

Address: 9 New Road, Clive Vale, Hastings

Other Info: At the Front. 25 years service.

Published: November 1914, February 1916 & January 1918

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Phillips, R W

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Rank: Gunner

Regiment: 5th Sussex Battery, Royal Field Artillery

Parents: Mr & Mrs Phillips

Brothers: R Phillips & G Phillips

Address: 15 Old Humphrey Avenue, Hastings

Other Info: Imperial Service

Published: November 1914 & September 1915

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