Spice, Mark

Mark Spice

Mark Spice

Mark Spice

Rank: Private

Regiment: Motor Transport, Army Service Corps

Mother: Mr Spice

Address: Vine Tree Cottage, Sedlescombe

Other Info: At the Front. Additional name information from the Lives of the First World War website.

Published: July 1917

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Wratten, Harold

Harold Wratten

Harold Wratten

Harold Wratten

Rank: Gunner

Regiment: Royal Garrison Artillery

Wife: Mrs Queenie Wratten (nee Bull)

Address: Sedlescombe

Other Info: The wedding took place at the Congregational Church, Sedlescombe in July 1917.

Published: July 1917

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Boxall, Harry

Britt, Boxhall and Winter

Britt, Boxall and Winter

Harry Boxall

Rank: Private / Corporal

Regiment: 2nd Battalion, Middlesex Regiment

Parents: Mr Henry & Mrs Mary Ann Boxall

Sent by: Miss Barnes

Cousin: W T Winter

Address: Compasses Cottage, Staplecross

Miss Barnes’ Address: Silverhill, St Leonards

Other Info: At the Front. Native of Sedlescombe. According to CWGC, Harry died aged 21 on 24th April 1918. He is remembered at Crucifix Corner Cemetery, Villers-Bretonneux, grave reference X.D.8.

Published: May 1917

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Woodward, G H

G H Woodward

G H Woodward

G H Woodward

Rank: Corporal

Regiment: Military Mounted Police

Wife: Mrs Woodward

Address: Forge Cottage, Sedlescombe

Other Info: On Active Service. Surname is likely to have been spelt Woodward, rather than Woodwards.

Published: January 1917

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Maplesden, Fred

Maplesden

Maplesden

Fred Maplesden

Rank: Private

Regiment: 8th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment

Mother: Mrs Maplesden

Brothers: James Robert Maplesden & Henry Maplesden

Address: Bridge Cottage, Sedlescombe

Published: July 1915

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Maplesden, James Robert

Maplesden

Maplesden

James Robert Maplesden

Rank: Private

Regiment: Light Infantry, Australian Imperial Force

Mother: Mrs Maplesden

Brothers: Henry Maplesden & Fred Maplesden

Address: Bridge Cottage, Sedlescombe

Other Info: Wounded at the Dardanelles. James’ enlistment book can be seen here.

Published: July 1915

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Snitch, J L

J L Snitch

J L SnitchJ L Snitch

Rank: Gunner

Regiment: 5th Sussex, Royal Field Artillery

Address: ‘The Manse’, Sedlescombe

Published: February 1915

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Fellows, H

H Fellows

Winchester, Fellows & FergusonH FellowsH FellowsH Fellows

Rank: Trooper

Regiment: Hastings Troop, Sussex Yeomanry

Parents: Mr & Mrs G H Fellows

Father-in-Law: M Winchester

Brother-in-Law: J Winchester & C Ferguson

Parent’s Address: Tollgate Farm, Sedlescombe

Brother & Sister-in-Law: Mr & Mrs Craddock

Nephew: Sergeant G Winchester

Brother’s Address: 130 St Georges Road, Hastings

Other Info: At the Dardanelles

Published: February 1915, January 1916 & February 1918

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Bryant, Charles

Charles Bryant

Charles BryantCharles Bryant

Rank: Chief Ship’s Cook

Ship: HMS Formidable

Sister: Mrs Taylor

Address: 74 Vicarage Road, Hastings

Parents: Mr Jonathan & Mrs Ann Bryant of Sedlescombe

Wife: Rosalie Bryant of Fairview, Lenham, Kent

Other Info: Charles was one of 551 sailors that perished when HMS Formidable sunk after the ship was torpedoed twice by German submarine U24 on 1st January 1915. He is remembered at Chatham Naval Memorial, on panel 12. Additional information from CWGC website.

Published: January 1915

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