Payne, Harold George

Harold George Payne

Harold George PayneGeorge Harold Payne

Rank: Private

Regiment: 1/5th Battalion, Royal West Surrey Regiment

Parents: Mr Joseph & Mrs Guilema Payne (Nee Pointing)

Address: Rosslyn, Ferry Road, Rye

Other Info: Harold was killed in action on the 14th January 1916 near Nasiriyeh, Mesopotamia.

According to CWGC Harold is remembered at the Basra Memorial on panel 6.

Born on 22nd March 1892 at Denmark Place, London and educated at Rye Grammar School. He joined the 5th Queen’s West Surrey Territorials in November 1912 and volunteered for foreign service on the outbreak of war. Harold sailed for India on 31st October 1914, was six months in Lucknow and six months at Fyzabad Brigade Staff Office, leaving for the Persian Gulf on 1st December 1915.

Published: Submitted to the site via the ‘Add a Soldier’ page in October 2019

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Hodson, Geoffrey Henley

Watford, Woolley, J, Amies, Grantham, A, Loyd, A W, Langham, F G & Hodson, G H

Crouch, Plews, Read, Hodson, Abraham & AmiesWatford, Woolley, J, Amies, Grantham, A, Loyd, A W, Langham, F G & Hodson, G H

Geoffrey Henley Hodson

Rank: Sergeant

Regiment: 5th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment

Address: Rye

Other Info: Orderly room staff.

Additional information from the Lives of the First World War website.

Published: October 1914

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Woolley, John

Watford, Woolley, J, Amies, Grantham, A, Loyd, A W, Langham, F G & Hodson, G H

Watford, Woolley, J, Amies, Grantham, A, Loyd, A W, Langham, F G & Hodson, G H

John Woolley

Rank: Private

Regiment: 5th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment

Address: Rye

Other Info: Orderly room staff.

Additional information from the Lives of the First World War website.

Published: October 1914

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Wood, Edmund

Wood

Wood

Edmund Wood

Rank: Private

Parents: Mr & Mrs E Wood

Brother: Alexander Wood

Address: Rye

Other Info: Wounded on 25th September 1916

Published: April 1917

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Wood, Alexander

Wood

Wood

Alexander Wood

Rank: Private

Parents: Mr & Mrs E Wood

Brother: Edmund Wood

Address: Rye

Other Info: Wounded on 18th February 1917

Published: April 1917

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Coleman, A

Cruttenden, E, Hopper, W, Freeland, F, Pennells, H, Waller, J & Coleman, A

Cruttenden, E, Hopper, W, Freeland, F, Pennells, H, Waller, J & Coleman, A

A Coleman

Rank: Private

Regiment: Royal Army Medical Corps

Address: Rye

Other Info: In Training. Additional name information from the Lives of the First World War website.

Published: January 1915

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Hick, W

Wait & Hick

Wait & Hick

W Hick

Rank: Private

Regiment: ‘E’ Company, 5th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment

Address: Rye

Other Info: Acting as Cook. At Dover.

Published: September 1914

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Wait, Cecil F

Wait & Hick

Wait & Hick

Cecil F Wait

Rank: Private

Regiment: ‘E’ Company, 5th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment

Address: Rye

Other Info: Acting as Cook. At Dover. Additional name information from the Lives of the First World War website.

Published: September 1914

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Larkin, Percy

Larkin

Larkin

Percy Larkin

Rank: Sergeant

Regiment: 2nd Battalion, Hampshire Regiment

Wife: Mrs Margaret C Larkin

Brother-in-Law & Sister: Mr & Mrs J A Larkin

Brother: Philip Larkin

Nephew: Bert W Larkin

Address: 24 Church Square, Rye

Other Info: According to CWGC, Percy died aged 30 on 23rd April 1917. He is remembered at the Arras Memorial in Bay 6.

Published: February 1917

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Martin, T W

T W Martin

T W Martin

T W Martin

Rank: Lance Corporal

Regiment: Rifle Brigade

Wife: Mrs Martin

Address: The Pipemaker’s Arms, Rye

Other Info: In Kasuli, India. The photograph, showing him in native attire, was taken about 10 weeks ago in India. He is older than he appears in the picture, and may be classed as a veteran, having seen foreign service in his younger days. His wife is managing his business in Rye during his absence. The photograph came from a friend at Hastings.

Published: January 1917

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