Willis, Edgar Reginald

Edgar Reginald Willis

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Rank: Lieutenant

Regiment: 8th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment

Parents: Mr & Mrs T W Willis

Address: 60 Cambridge Road, Hastings

Other Info: Text reads: … He has just been gazetted First Lieutenant, dating from June 2nd (1915). Lieutenant Willis went to France in July, and has been organising and training bombing parties for the Battalion and commands a company of picked me for that purpose.

According to CWGC, Edgar died aged 25  on 13th July 1916 and is remembered at Peronne Road Cemetery, Maricourt, grave reference I.G.23. Additional name information from the Lives of the First World War website.

Published: November 1915 & August 1916

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Cruttenden, Henry John

Cruttenden

Cruttenden

Henry John Cruttenden

Rank: Lance Corporal

Regiment: 11th Battalion (Southdowns), Royal Sussex Regiment

Parents: Mr & Mrs H J Cruttenden

Brothers: H A Cruttenden & Leslie Newton Cruttenden

Address: The Bull Inn, Bexhill Road, Bulverhythe, St Leonards

Other Info: According to CWGC, Henry died on 26th August 1918. He was a Sergeant in the 7th Battalion, Royal Sussex at the time. Henry is remembered at Peronne Road Cemetery, Maricourt, grave reference IV.H.4.

Published: July 1915

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Lavender, Harry Richard

H Lavender

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Rank: Sergeant

Regiment: 5th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment

Parents: Mr Henry & Mrs Sarah Lavender

Address: Winchelsea Road, Ore

Other Info: According to CWGC, Harry Lavender died at rank of Second Lieutenant aged 30 on 28th August 1918. Married to Annie, he lived at 41 Emmanuel Road, Hastings. He is remembered at Peronne Road Cemetery, Maricourt, grave reference IV.F.17.

Published: October 1914 & January 1915

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