Gain, Arthur Robert

Arthur Robert Gain

Arthur Robert Gain

Rank: Private

Regiment: 7th Battalion, Royal East Kent Regiment (The Buffs)

Father: Mr George Gain

Wife: Edith Ida Gain (later Spice)

Brothers: W Gain & George Albert Gain

Brothers-in-Law: F Swales, Maurice Biddle, A Cruttenden, W Puxty & G Eldred

Address: Park View, Westfield

Other Info: At the Front. According to CWGC, Arthur died aged 30 on 24th October 1918. Arthur is remembered at Vis-en-Artois Memorial, on Panel 3.

Published: April 1917

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Pilbeam, Arthur

Arthur Pilbeam

Arthur Pilbeam

Rank: Private

Regiment: Royal East Kent Regiment (The Buffs)

Wife: Mrs Pilbeam

Address: 11 Kenilworth Road, St Leonards

Other Info: Wounded, now in hospital. Additional name information from the Lives of the First World War website.

Published: March 1917

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Blyde, J T

Blyde

J T Blyde

Rank: Private

Regiment: Royal East Kent Regiment (The Buffs)

Parents: Mr & Mrs J Blyde

Brothers: John Newton Blyde & Henry Ernest Blyde

Brother-in-Law: Joseph J Taylor

Address: 30 Bohemia Road, St Leonards

Other Info: Late Postman at St Leonards

Published: February 1917

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Hazelden, Frederick

Frederick Hazelden

Frederick Hazelden

Rank: Private

Regiment: 6th Battalion, Royal East Kent Regiment (The Buffs)

Wife: Mrs Caroline Hazelden

Address: 257 Mount Pleasant Road, Hastings

Other Info: At the Front. According to CWGC, Frederick died aged 37 on 3rd May 1917.  He is remembered at the Arras Memorial in Bay 2.

Published: January 1917

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Duly, Percy William

Percy William Duly

Percy William Duly

Rank: Private

Regiment: Kent Cyclists, 7th Battalion, Royal East Kent Regiment (The Buffs)

Parents: Mr William Henry & Mrs Beatrice Augusta Duly

Address: 41 Old London Road, Hastings

Other Info: Died of wounds on 24th November 1916. According to CWGC, William died aged 21 and is remembered at St Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen, grave reference O.II.S.1

Published: December 1916

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Crampton, Percy

Percy Crampton

Percy Crampton

Rank: Private

Regiment: 8th Battalion, Royal East Kent Regiment (The Buffs)

Parents: Mr G & Mrs R Crampton

Sent by: Mrs Jarvis

Mrs Jarvis’ Address: 57 Croft Road, Hastings

Other Info: Killed in action on 3rd September 1916. According to CWGC, Percy died aged 24 and is remembered at the Thiepval Memorial, Pier and Face 5D.

The ‘V’ appears to be either a typo or Percy used his second name regularly.

Published: November 1916

Padgham, Alfred

Alfred Padgham

Alfred Padgham

Rank: Private

Regiment: 8th Battalion, Royal East Kent Regiment (The Buffs)

Parents: Mr & Mrs Walter Padgham

Address: Raition Farm, Playden, Rye

Other Info: Killed in action on 3rd September 1916. According to CWGC, Alfred is remembered at the Thiepval Memorial, Pier and Face 5D.

Published: November 1916