Milham, Harry T

Milham & Pincham

Harry T Milham

Rank: Private

Regiment: Royal West Surrey Regiment

Mother: Mrs Milham

Cousin: Maxwell Pincham

Address: Westfield

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

Published: February 1918

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Ferris, Roy Harold

Roy Harold Ferris

Roy Harold Ferris

Rank: Corporal

Regiment: Canadian Expeditionary Force

Wife: Mrs Florence Ferris (nee Hayward)

Address: Westfield

Other Info: The marriage took place at Westfield Church on 18th April 1917 with the Rev J Morgan officiating. The bride, who wore a pretty white silk dress, with orange blossom, looked charming, and was attended by two bridesmaids, one her sister Daisy Beatrice, and the other Miss Winnie Edwards. Both of these young ladies wore white silk dresses and silk hats. Mr Hayward gave his daughter away, and the bridegroom was attended by Sergeant Coombes, CC as best man. Several members of the bridegroom’s Company were present, and gave the happy couple a rousing send off as they left the church.

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Published: May 1917

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Gain, George Albert

Gain, Swales, Biddle, Puxty, Cruttenden & Eldred

George Albert Gain

Rank: Private

Regiment: Gloucestershire Regiment / 248th Company, Machine Gun Corps

Father: Mr George Gain

Brothers: Arthur Robert Gain & W Gain

Brothers-in-Law: F Swales, Maurice Biddle, A Cruttenden, W Puxty & G Eldred

Father’s Address: Park View, Westfield

Other Info: According to CWGC, George died on 20th September 1917. He is remembered at the Tyne Cot Memorial, Panel 154 to 159 and 163A.

Published: April 1917

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Gain, W

Gain, Swales, Biddle, Puxty, Cruttenden & Eldred

W Gain

Rank: Private

Regiment: Royal Flying Corps

Father: Mr George Gain

Brothers: Arthur Robert Gain & George Albert Gain

Brothers-in-Law: F Swales, Maurice Biddle, A Cruttenden, W Puxty & G Eldred

Father’s Address: Park View, Westfield

Published: April 1917

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Gain, Arthur Robert

Arthur Robert Gain

Arthur Robert Gain

Rank: Private

Regiment: 7th Battalion, Royal East Kent Regiment (The Buffs)

Father: Mr George Gain

Wife: Edith Ida Gain (later Spice)

Brothers: W Gain & George Albert Gain

Brothers-in-Law: F Swales, Maurice Biddle, A Cruttenden, W Puxty & G Eldred

Address: Park View, Westfield

Other Info: At the Front. According to CWGC, Arthur died aged 30 on 24th October 1918. Arthur is remembered at Vis-en-Artois Memorial, on Panel 3.

Published: April 1917

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