Vidler, C

Vidler

Vidler

C Vidler

Regiment: Royal Naval Division

Sent by: Miss Pettitt

Brother: S Vidler

Miss Pettitt’s Address: 15 Calvert Road, Hastings

Other Info: Interned in Holland.

Published:  January 1918

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Bedwell, W

W Bedwell

W Bedwell

W Bedwell

Rank: Gunner

Regiment: Royal Field Artillery

Mother: Mrs R Bedwell

Address: 243 Bexhill Road, St Leonards

Other Info: Prisoner in Germany.

Published:  January 1918

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Noble, William

William Noble

William Noble

William Noble

Rank: Private

Regiment: South Staffordshire Regiment

Mother: Mrs Noble

Address: Sandown Road, Ore

Other Info: Wounded and prisoner of war.

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Published: December 1917

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Waters, James

Coates, Harris, Waters & Rich

Coates, Harris, Waters & Rich

James Waters

Regiment: Middlesex Regiment

Sister: Mrs Coates

Nephew: F W Coates

Brothers: J E Waters & T Waters

Brother-in-Law: J Rich

Sister’s Address: 34 Whitefriars Road, West Hill, Hastings

Other Info: Prisoner of war.

Published: October 1917

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Gale, Frank

Newman, Numa, Martin, Gale & Fergieson

Newman, Numa, Martin, Gale & Fergieson

Frank Gale

Rank: Private

Regiment: Monmouthshire Regiment

Aunt: Mrs R Newman

Cousins: R Newman, F Newman, A Numa, E Martin & C Gale

Uncle & Aunt’s Address: 12 St Paul’s Road, Bohemia, St Leonards

Other Info: Prisoner of war since 9th May 1915.

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Published: September 1917

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Hutchinson, J

J Hutchinson

J Hutchinson

J Hutchinson

Rank: Lance Corporal

Regiment: Royal Sussex Regiment

Mother: Mrs Hutchinson

Address: 99 Bulverhythe Road, St Leonards

Other Info: Prisoner of war in Germany.

Published: February 1917

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Kent, Frank

Frank Kent

Frank Kent

Frank Kent

Rank: Private

Regiment: 3rd Battalion, Canadian Infantry, Canadian Expeditionary Force

Parents: Mr Henry & Mrs Emma Kent.

Address: 59 Fairlight Road, Ore

Other Info: The text reads “… The first (portrait) was taken on Salisbury Plain, when he was training there with the 3rd Canadian Battalion, and the second was taken at Wiesbaden, Germany, in September of the present year, he being a prisoner of war.  Mr & Mrs Kent have two other sons serving, one in the Sussex Engineers and the other in the 1st Canadians. They are old townspeople, having lived in Hastings or the district all their lives. Mr Kent is a fisherman.

According to CWGC, William died aged 31 on 10th November 1920. He is remembered at Vancouver (Mountain View) Cemetery, grave reference Jones.45.21.15.

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Published: December 1916

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Ticehurst, William H

Chapman, Ticehurst & Lay

Chapman, Ticehurst & Lay

William H Ticehurst

Rank: Staff Sergeant

Regiment: Indian Infantry

Sister: Mrs H Chapman

Brothers-in-Law: H Chapman & Sidney Lay

Sister’s Address: 20 Duke Road, Silverhill

Other Info: Prisoner of war at Kut. Additional name information from the Lives of the First World War website.

Published: November 1916

Buttonshaw, John

John Buttonshaw

John Buttonshaw

John Buttonshaw

Service: Royal Navy

Wife: Mrs Buttonshaw

Address: 59 Carlisle Parade, Hastings

Other Info: Prisoner of war in Gussin, Germany. Born in Winchelsea.

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Published: October 1916

Ellis, Albert

Albert Ellis

Albert Ellis

Albert Ellis

Rank: Private

Regiment: Royal Sussex Regiment

Father: Mr Thomas Ellis

Address: 37 Hardwicke Road, Halton, Hastings

Other Info: Prisoner of War in Germany.

Published: October 1916