Richardson, Leslie Roy

Leslie Roy Richardson

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Rank: Rifleman

Regiment: Rifle Brigade, posted to 2nd/10th Battalion, London Regiment

Parents: Mr John & Mrs Josephine Richardson

Brother: Stanley John Richardson

Address: 54 All Saints Street, Hastings

Other Info: Leslie was a drapers assistant for Pearch & Simmons George Street, Hastings.  He sang in the church choir at All Saints Church.

Leslie signed up in November 1917 and joined the London Rifles.

On 24th August 1918 – aged just 18 – he was killed by a shell landing nearby.

Leslie is buried in CWWG at Bray Hill British Cemetery, Bray-sur-Somme, grave reference 1.A.9.

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Layton, Henry Francis

Henry Francis Layton

Henry Francis Layton

Henry Francis Layton

Rank: Sergeant

Regiment: 3rd Battalion, Rifle Brigade

Other Info: Somewhere in the Fighting Line.

Published: October 1914

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Biddle, Maurice

Gain, Swales, Biddle, Puxty, Cruttenden & Eldred

Gain, Swales, Biddle, Puxty, Cruttenden & Eldred

Maurice Biddle

Rank: Company Sergeant Major

Regiment: Rifle Brigade

Father-in-Law: Mr George Gain

Brothers-in-Law: Arthur Robert Gain & W Gain, George Albert GainF Swales, A Cruttenden, W Puxty & G Eldred

Father-in-Law’s Address: Park View, Westfield

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

Published: April 1917

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Churcher, Arthur S H

Arthur S H Churcher

Arthur S H Churcher

Arthur S H Churcher

Rank: Private

Regiment: Rifle Brigade

Sent by: S C Huggins

Parents’ Address: 2 Hurrell Road, Hastings

Other Info: Formerly employed by Messrs. Amoore and Son.

Published: April 1917

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Dunk, George

Dunk

Dunk

George Dunk

Rank: Rifleman

Regiment: Rifle Brigade

Sent by: His sister

Brother: Thomas Dunk

Address: 60 Nelson Road, Hastings

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

Published: January 2017

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Martin, T W

T W Martin

T W Martin

T W Martin

Rank: Lance Corporal

Regiment: Rifle Brigade

Wife: Mrs Martin

Address: The Pipemaker’s Arms, Rye

Other Info: In Kasuli, India. The photograph, showing him in native attire, was taken about 10 weeks ago in India. He is older than he appears in the picture, and may be classed as a veteran, having seen foreign service in his younger days. His wife is managing his business in Rye during his absence. The photograph came from a friend at Hastings.

Published: January 1917

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Quaife, Eldred Henry Spencer

Eldred Henry Spencer Quaife

Eldred Henry Spencer Quaife

Eldred Henry Spencer Quaife

Rank: Rifleman

Regiment: 24th Home Counties Battalion, Rifle Brigade

Wife: Mrs Quaife

Address: 105 Milward Road, Hastings

Other Info: Died in India. According to CWGC, Eldred died aged 29 on 25th August 1916. He is remembered at Rawalpindi War Cemetery, grave reference 3.C.23.

Published: October 1916

East, Wilfred John

Jamieson & East

Jamieson & East

Wilfred John East

Rank: Rifleman

Regiment: 2nd Battalion, Rifle Brigade

Parents: Mr Herbert & Mrs Ellen East

Aunt: Mrs A Jamieson

Cousins: Albert E Jamieson & George Jamieson

Home Address: 3 Norman Villas, Station Road, Hawkhurst

Aunt’s Address: 60 Paynton Road, Silverhill

Other Info: Killed at Neuve Chapelle. According to CWGC, Wilfred died aged 26 on 10th March 1915. He is remembered at Le Touret Memorial on Panel 24.

Published: October 1916

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Stevens, Walter Thomas

Stevens

Stevens

Walter Thomas Stevens

Rank: Rifleman

Regiment: 9th Battalion, Rifle Brigade

Mother: Mrs J Stevens

Wife: Ethel Alicia Stevens

Brother: G J Stevens

Mother’s Address: 19 St Peter’s Road, St Leonards

Home Address: 1 Aldborough Road, Bohemia, St Leonards

Other Info: At the Front. According to CWGC, Walter died aged 27 on 5th April 1918. He is remembered at Vignacourt British Cemetery, grave reference I.A.4.

Published: September 1916

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