Faulks, Walter James

Faulks, Desmond & Bossey

Walter James Faulks

Rank: Private

Regiment: 7th Battalion, Oxford and Bucks Light Infantry

Parents: Mr W W & Mrs A Faulks

Uncle & Aunt: Councillor & Mrs Tildesley

Cousins: A G Desmond & A C Bossey

Parents’ Address: Acacia, Islip, Oxford

Uncle & Aunt’s Address: 31 Clive Avenue, Hastings

Other Info: Killed in action at Salonika. According to CWGC, Walter died aged 21 on 18th August 1916. He is remembered at Karasouli Military Cemetery, grave reference F.1367.

Published: April 1917

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Vidler, Albert E

Albert E Vidler

Albert E Vidler

Rank: Private

Regiment: Oxford and Bucks Light Infantry

Wife: Mrs Vidler

Address: 29 Stonefield Road, Hastings

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

Published: February 1917

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Chapman, James

James Chapman

James Chapman

Rank: Private

Regiment: Oxford and Bucks Light Infantry

Parents: Mr & Mrs Chapman

Wife: Mrs Chapman

Parent’s Address: 58 Silverlands Road, Silverhill

Address: 75 Southwater Road, St Leonards

Other Info: On Foreign Service

Published: February 1917

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Webster-Jones, Alfred Owen

Alfred Owen Webster-Jones

Alfred Owen Webster-Jones

Rank: Lieutenant

Regiment: 3rd Battalion, attached to 2nd, Oxford & Bucks Light Infantry

Father: Councillor A W Webster-Jones

Father’s Address: 53 Rushholme Road, Putney, London

Uncle: Mr E G Fitch-Jones

Uncle’s Address: Madingley, De La Warr Road, Bexhill

Other Info: Killed in action on 13th November 1916. According to CWGC, Alfred is remembered at the Thiepval Memorial, Pier and Face 10a and 10d.

A well known member of the Legal Profession, Lieutenant Webster-Jones was educated at Holmwood School and afterwards at St Paul’s and University College, London. He lived for about 10 years at Madingley and had a flourishing practice as solicitor in Hastings. He joined the University Public School Corps soon after the war broke out, as a Private. Eventually he received a commission in the Oxford and Buck Light Infantry. He was training officers until 3rd October (?) when he went to France. His younger brother is also serving.

Published: November 1916

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Birmingham, David Henry

Birmingham, James, Trimble & Berry

David Henry Birmingham

Rank: Private

Regiment: Oxford & Bucks Light Infantry

Mother: Mrs Mary Jane Birmingham

Brothers: Thomas James Birmingham, Frederick William Birmingham & Percival Arthur Birmingham.

Brother-in-Law: A James

Address: 84 St George’s Road, Hastings

Other Info: For Imperial Service. Additional name information from Ancestry.com (on a free weekend) and rank and regiment info from the Lives of the First World War website.

Published: October 1916

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Climpson, Sidney G

Climpson & BakerS G Climpson

Sidney G Climpson

Rank: Private

Regiment: Oxford & Bucks Light Infantry

Father: Mr William Stanton Climpson

Wife: Mrs Ethel Maud Sarah Climpson (nee Robinson)

Brother: Bertram Frank Climpson

Cousin: A R Baker

Address: 108 Queens Road, Hastings

Other Info: The ceremony took place at Emmanuel Church, the Reverend Sholto Newman officiating. Additional name information from the Lives of the First World War website.

On Active Service

Published: October 1916 & December 1916

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Standen, Archibald E

Archibald E Standen

Archibald E Standen

Rank: Lance Corporal

Regiment: Oxford & Bucks Light Infantry

Parents: Mr & Mrs Edwin Standen

Address: Down Farm, Guestling

Other Info: Killed on 3rd August 1916. According to CWGC, Archibald is remembered at Sucrerie Military Cemetery, Colincamps, grave reference I.E.68.

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Published: August 1916

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