Veness, Albert

Albert Veness

Albert Veness

Rank: Private

Regiment: Canadian Expeditionary Force

Father: Mr John Veness, formerly of Norman Road, St Leonards

Sister: Mrs William Sims

Other Info: Wounded on 15th September 1916. Now in hospital in Guildford.

Albert’s CEF attestation papers can be viewed for free here.

Published: September 1916

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Tassell, Ernest Victor

Ernest Victor Tassell

Ernest Victor Tassell

Rank: Private

Regiment: County of London Cyclists / 21st Entrenching Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers

Parents: Mr Edward & Mrs Mary Tassell

Wife: Caroline M Tassell

Brother: George T Tassell

Parent’s Address: 24 Old Humphrey Avenue, Hastings

Home Address: 57 Milward Road, Hastings

Other Info: According to CWGC, Ernest died aged 28 on 27th March 1918. He is remembered at the Pozieres Memorial on Panel 38 to 40.

Published: September 1916

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Stevens, Walter Thomas

Stevens

Walter Thomas Stevens

Rank: Rifleman

Regiment: 9th Battalion, Rifle Brigade

Mother: Mrs J Stevens

Wife: Ethel Alicia Stevens

Brother: G J Stevens

Mother’s Address: 19 St Peter’s Road, St Leonards

Home Address: 1 Aldborough Road, Bohemia, St Leonards

Other Info: At the Front. According to CWGC, Walter died aged 27 on 5th April 1918. He is remembered at Vignacourt British Cemetery, grave reference I.A.4.

Published: September 1916

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Standen, James Philip

James Philip Standen

James Philip Standen

Rank: Private

Regiment: 9th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment

Parents: Mr Edwin William & Mrs Frances Hannah Standen

Cousin: G F White

Address: 36 Harold Road, Clive Vale, Hastings

Other Info: At the Front. According to CWGC, James died on 31st August 1916 aged 20. He is remembered at the Thiepval Memorial, Pier and Face 7C.

Published: September 1916

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Crockford, Arthur George

Rigglesford, Riggulsford & CrockfordArthur George Crockford

Rank: Private

Regiment: 2nd Battalion, Grenadier Guards

Mother-in-Law: Mrs Riggulsford

Brothers-in-Law: Harold Thomas Riggulsford & G Riggulsford

Address: 141 Mount Pleasant Road, Hastings

Other Info: Killed in action on 10th November 1914. According to CWGC, Arthur is remembered at the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial on Panel 9 and 11.

Published: September 1916

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Riggulsford, G

Rigglesford, Riggulsford & CrockfordG Riggulsford

Rank: Private

Regiment: Royal Fusiliers

Mother: Mrs Riggulsford

Brother: Harold Thomas Riggulsford

Brother-in-Law: Arthur George Crockford

Address: 141 Mount Pleasant Road, Hastings

Other Info: I have chosen the spelling of the surname based on the information about his brother recorded on CWGC and an earlier newspaper article. I cannot find a match for G Rigglesford serving with the Royal Fusiliers on the Lives of the First World War

Published: September 1916

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Payne, Arthur

Arthur Payne

Arthur Payne

Rank: Private

Regiment: 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment

Parents: Mr William & Mrs Sarah Payne

Address: 146 St George’s Road, Hastings (later 5 Nelson Road, Whitstable, Kent)

Other Info: Formerly with Mr R Dengate, St Leonards. Killed on August 6th. According to CWGC, Arthur died on 7th August 1916 aged 29. He is remembered at Brewery Orchard Cemetery, Bois-Grenier, grave reference IV.E.12.

Published: September 1916

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