Kent, F C

F C Kent

F C Kent

Rank: Able Seaman

Regiment: Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve

Parents: Mr & Mrs J Kent

Address: 115 Ashburnham Road, Hastings

Other Info: He has had some exciting experiences whilst attached as a gunner in the Merchant Service. In May 1917, he was on board a ship on two occasions when they were unsuccessfully attacked by boats.; he was ice bound in Russia from October 1917 to January 1918; had his ship sunk in the North Sea when homeward bound from Russia in February and was rescued and landed at Grimsby.

Published: March 1918

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Parks, T E

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T E Parks

Regiment: Royal Naval Volunteer Reserves

Brothers: William James Selmes Parks & Frederick J Parks

Cousins: William J Grindrod & H R Parks

Uncles: A Brooks & C Brooks

Address: St Leonards

Other Info: Invalided home from Haslar Hospital and since died on 26th September 1917.

There is no reference to this person on CWGC.

Published: November 1917

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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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Parks, William James Selmes

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William James Selmes Parks

Rank: 3rd Writer

Regiment: Royal Naval Volunteer Reserves

Ship: HMS Iron Duke

Brothers: T E Parks & Frederick J Parks

Cousins: William J Grindrod & H R Parks

Uncles: A Brooks & C Brooks

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 & November 1917

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Griffith, F

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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

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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

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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 & January 1918

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