Rogers, Wilfred Ellison

Rogers, Wilfred Ellison

Rogers, Wilfred Ellison

Wilfred Ellison Rogers

Rank: Lieutenant

Regiment: Royal Navy Reserves

Wife: Mrs Hilda Maude Rogers

Address: Hampshire

Other Info: Text reads: “The wedding is to take place in the first week of October, at St Nicholas’ Church, Stoneham, Hampshire, of Hilda Maude, second daughter of Mr & Mrs C H Weller, of ‘Beechwood’, Chandlers Ford, Hampshire, late of St Paul’s House, St Leonards to Lieutenant Wilfred Ellison Rogers, son of Mr and Mrs A S Rogers, Royal Naval Reserve, of Nottingham. No invitations are being issued as, owing to the war, the exact day of the wedding cannot be ascertained till a day or two before the actual ceremony, which will be very quiet, takes place.”

Published: September 1916

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George, Sidney John

S George

Sidney John GoergeS GeorgeSidney John George

Rank: Able Seaman

Regiment: Howe Battalion, Royal Naval Division

Adopted Parents: Mr & Mrs Beaney

Uncle: E George

Address: 234 Priory Road, West Hill, Hastings

Other Info: On Active Service. Additional name information from the Lives of the First World War website. Died of wounds received in action near the Dardanelles on 6th June 1915. Sidney is remembered at the Lancashire landing Cemetery, grave reference C.25.

Published: April 1915 & July 1915

Muggridge, J E

J E Muggridge

J E MuggridgeJ E Muggridge

Regiment: Royal Navy Reserve

Ship: HMAC Calyx

Parents: Mr & Mrs J Muggridge

Address: 2 Trafalgar Cottages, Tackleway, Hastings

Other Info: HMAC refers to His Majesty’s Armed Cruiser. HMAC Calyx’s history is as follows: Calypso SS was a 2,876grt British Merchantship built in 1904 by Earle’s SB. & Eng. Co., Ltd., Hull and owned by T. Wilson, Sons & Co., Ltd., Hull . There was accommodation for 57-1st, 44-2nd and 863-3rd class passengers. Taken up by the Admiralty in November 1914, she was renamed HMS CALYX and armed with 8 x 4.7inch and 2 x 3pounder guns. She served with the 10th Cruiser Squadron until 26.6.1915 when she was returned to the Wilson Line.

On the 10th July 1916, in the North Sea when about 15 miles west of Listafjorden, Norway she was torpedoed without warning and sunk byGerman submarine U-53 when on route from London for Christiania carrying a general cargo. 30 lives lost, including Master. (From this website). J E Muggridge does not appear to be one of those sailors lost.

Published: April 1915

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Adams, R

R Adams

R AdamsR Adams

Rank: Driver

Regiment: Royal Naval Reserve

Wife: Mrs Adams

Address: 1 Trafalgar Cottages, Tackleway, Hastings

Other Info: Interned in Holland.

Published: April 1915

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Martin, Henry

Edward Mann & Henry Martin

Edward Mann & Henry Martin

Henry Martin

Rank: Seaman

Regiment: Royal Naval Reserve

Ship: HMS Bayano

Parents: Mrs T D Martin

Address: Trafalger Cottages, Tackleway, Hastings

Other Info: According to CWGC, Henry died on 11th March when HMS Bayano was torpedoed by German submarine U27. He was among 195 officers and sailors lost. Edward is remembered at Portsmouth Naval Memorial on panel 10.

*The paper states ‘Harry Martin’ which differs to the name listed on CWGC.

Published: March 1915

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Moon, Fred

Moon

Moon & AdamsFred MoonMoon

Fred Moon

Regiment: Royal Navy Reserves

Parents: Mr & Mrs Chas Moon

Brothers: George Moon, Dick Moon, Charles Moon, Bert Moon & William Moon

Brother-in-Law:  Jack Adams

Address: 4a Bourne Street, Hastings

Other Info: Second Coxwain of Hastings. Prisoner in Germany

Published: October 1914, March 1915 & December 1917

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Adams, Henry J

Adams

Adams

Henry J Adams

Regiment: Royal Naval Reserve

Parents: Mr & Mrs Adams

Brother: Richard H Adams

Address: 1 Starrs Cottages, All Saints Street, Hastings

Other Info: From Canada

Published: February 1915

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Adams, Richard H

Adams

Adams

Richard H Adams

Regiment: Royal Naval Reserve

Ship: HMS Eclipse

Parents: Mr & Mrs Adams

Brother: Henry J Adams

Address: 1 Starrs Cottages, All Saints Street, Hastings

Other Info: From Canada

Published: February 1915

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Daniels, Frank

Daniels

Frank TurnerDaniels

Frank Daniels

Rank: 1st Class Stoker

Regiment: Royal Navy Reserves

Mother: Mrs Daniels

Brother: J Daniels

Address:  Hignam, Robertsbridge

Other Info: Prisoner of War in Doeberitz, Germany. Was taken prisoner in the Fall of Antwerp in October 1914.

Published: January 1915 & November 1916

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