Hatton, Frederick William

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Frederick William Hatton

Rank: Lance Corporal

Regiment: Royal Engineers, attached 1st/4th Battalion, South Lancashire Regiment

Parents: Mr Frederick George & Mrs Jane Hatton

Wife: Mrs Jessie Whitehead Hatton (nee Begbie)

Address: 15 Kenilworth Road, St Leonards

Other Info: At the Front. Served in the South African Campaign. Killed in action. According to CWGC, Lance Corporal Hatton died aged 36 on 11th June 1917. He is remembered at Vlamertinghe New Military Cemetery, grave reference III.A.16.

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

Published: April 1917, June 1917 & October 1917

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Stace, Amos

Amos Stace

Amos Stace

Amos Stace

Rank: Lance Corporal

Regiment: 16th Battalion, London Regiment (Queen’s Westminster Rifles)

Wife: Alice Jesse Stace

Father: Mr Amos Stace

Address: 7 Palace Road, New Southgate, London

Other Info: The image text reads “This group shows on the right, seated, Mr Amos Stace who was buried last week and was a broad minded and happy Christian worker at Old Wesley Church, Bourne Street, Hastings and greatly respected in the Old Town. Seated on the left is his father, who was once employed by the Hastings Corporation, and who predeceased his son by some years. The young man in the centre is Mr Amos Stace, who was killed at the Front a short time ago, a great blow to his parents. He is holding his eldest child in his arms, the only survivor of the representatives of four generations. Born in Hastings.

According to CWGC, Amos died aged 38 on 18th January 1916. He is remembered at Vlamertinghe Military Cemetery, grave reference I.C.4.

Published: December 1916

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Brett, William Charles

William Charles Brett

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William Charles Brett

Rank: Sergeant

Regiment: 11th Battalion (Southdowns), Royal Sussex Regiment

Wife: Mrs Florence Jane Brett

Brothers-in-Law: James George Peerless, Albert E Peerless & George Peerless

Parents: Mr William & Mrs Elizabeth Brett

Address: 40 Western Road, St Leonards

Other Info: According to CWGC, William died aged 37 on 3rd February 1917 whilst serving with the 12th Southdowns Battalion, RSR. He is remembered at  Vlamertinghe Military Cemetery, grave reference V.G.9. Additional name information from the Southdowns Battalions website.

Published: June 1915 & April 1917.

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