Cope, Lawrence Eugene Tennyson

Lawrence Eugene Tennyson Cope

Lawrence Eugene Tennyson Cope

Regiment: Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve

Father: Mr Charles Elvey Cope A.R.C.O.

Address: 17 Wellington Square, Hastings

Other Info: Regiment info from the Lives of the First World War website.

Published: June 1917

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Selmes Parks, William James

Rowe, William, Waters, Edmund, Selmes Parks, W J & Griffith,

William James Selmes Parks

Rank: 3rd Writer

Regiment: Royal Naval Volunteer Reserves

Ship: HMS Iron Duke

Address: St Leonards

Other Info: We have been afloat on this ship over 10 weeks. Shall we have Christmas at home? We are having the time of our lives, and are waiting to train our 13.5’s on the German Fleet. Can they face us?

Additional name and rank information from the Lives of the First World War website.

Published: October 1914

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Griffith, F

Rowe, William, Waters, Edmund, Selmes Parks, W J & Griffith,

F Griffith

Regiment: Royal Naval Volunteer Reserves

Ship: HMS Iron Duke

Address: Eastbourne

Other Info: We have been afloat on this ship over 10 weeks. Shall we have Christmas at home? We are having the time of our lives, and are waiting to train our 13.5’s on the German Fleet. Can they face us?

Published: October 1914

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Rowe, William

Rowe, William, Waters, Edmund, Selmes Parks, W J & Griffith,

William Rowe

Regiment: Royal Naval Volunteer Reserves

Ship: HMS Iron Duke

Address: Brighton

Other Info: We have been afloat on this ship over 10 weeks. Shall we have Christmas at home? We are having the time of our lives, and are waiting to train our 13.5’s on the German Fleet. Can they face us?

Published: October 1914

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Law, Charles Sidney

Law & Shoesmith

Charles Sidney Law

Rank: Able Seaman

Regiment: Royal Naval Volunteer Reserves

Ship: HMS Victory (Royal Naval Depot, Crystal Palace

Parents: Mr Alfred & Mrs Maria Law

Brothers: A Law & J Shoesmith

Address: 447 Old London Road, Ore, Hastings

Other Info: Died suddenly at Crystal Palace. According to CWGC, Charles died aged 22 on 12th January 1917. He is remembered at Hastings Cemetery, grave reference M.B.G25.

Published: February 1917

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Spice, Stephen

Spice, & Morfee

Stephen Spice

Rank: Able Seaman

Regiment: Anson Battalion, Royal Naval Division, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve

Parents: Mr James Henry Spice & Mrs Caroline Spice

Brother: James Spice & Joseph William Spice

Brother-in-Law: Charles Morfee

Address: 22 Old Humphrey Avenue, All Saints Street, Hastings

Other Info: Killed in action on 13th November 1916. According to CWGC, Stephen is remembered at the Thiepval Memorial, Pier and Face 1A.

Published: January 1917

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Wickens, Albert Edward

MacNaughton & Wickens

Albert Edward Wickens

Rank: Private

Regiment: Royal Naval Volunteer Reserves

Aunt: Mrs Piper

Brothers: Alfred G Wickens & Frederick Joseph Charles Wickens

Cousin: F C MacNaughton

Aunt’s Address: 72 St Mary’s Road, Hastings

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

Published: November 1916