Christmas, Frank Barnes

ChristmasFrank Barnes ChristmasFrank Barnes Christmas

Rank: Trooper

Regiment: West Kent Yeomanry

Parents: Mr George & Mrs Emily Christmas

Brother: Percy G Christmas

Address: 43 Lennox Street, Halton, Hastings

Other Info: According to CWGC, Frank died aged 20 on 12th October 1917. He was a Corporal in the Royal West Kent Regiment at the time. Frank is remembered at the Tyne Cot Memorial, on Panel 106 to 108.

Published: January 1916 & February 1916

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Hankins, Albert John

Hankins

Albert John Hankins

Rank: Private

Regiment: 8th Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment

Parents: Mr George & Mrs Mary Hankins

Brother: James Joseph Frederick Hankins

Sister: Miss Hankins

Sister’s Address: 122 Braybrook Road, Hastings

Other Info: According to CWGC, Albert died aged 26th September 1915. He is remembered at Loos Memorial on Panel 95 to 97.

Published: October 1915

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Southon, Charles Edward

Charles Edward SouthonCharles Edward Southon

Rank: Private

Regiment: Royal West Kent Regiment

Brother: Mr G Southon

Brother’s Address: 80 Norman Road, St Leonards

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

Published: September 1915

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Belsey, William B

William B BelseyWilliam B Belsey

Rank: Private

Regiment: Royal West Kent Regiment

Parents: Mr & Mrs A W Belsey

Address: 40 St James’ Park, Tunbridge Wells

Other Info: Formerly of 8 St Thomas’ Road, Hastings. Additional name information from the Lives of the First World War website.

Published: August 1915

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Jewhurst, Albert W

Albert W JewhurstAlbert W Jewhurst

Rank: Private

Regiment: Queen’s Own Royal West Kent Regiment

Sister: Frances Leadbeatter

Brother: Charles Leadbeatter

Address: 18 Cambridge Road, Hastings

Parents: Mr & Mrs Leadbeatter

Parent’s Address: 28 Cinque Ports Street, Rye

Other Info: According to CWGC, Albert died aged 26 on 1st January 1917. He is remembered at the Basra Memorial, on Panel 29.

Published: July 1915

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Sims, Victor Albert

Victor SimsVictor Albert Sims

Rank: Private

Regiment: 5th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment

Sent by: Miss Wheeler

Parents: Mr William John & Mrs Manetta Sims

Parent’s Address: 103 High Street, Rye

Other Info: Wounded. According to CWGC, Victor died aged 19 on 17th December 1916 whilst serving with the 8th Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment. He is remembered at Philosophe British Cemetery, Mazingarbe, grave reference II.D.10.

Published: June 1915

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