Boyne, Lytton Leonard

Lytton Leonard Boyne

Lytton Leonard Boyne

Rank: Lieutenant

Regiment: Royal Sussex Regiment

Father: Mr Leonard Boyne

Other Info: Wounded at the Battle of the Marne. He is the son of the famous actor (pictured below). When his son was shot he received a postcard from Lieutenant-Colonel Montressor, who was killed in the next action. On the postcard was the following message; “Your son’s wound is in the right leg, and a severe one. We are debarred from giving particulars. Your son has done fine work for the Regiment, and we shall miss him badly.”

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Published: October 1914

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Leonard Boyne

Quick, Herbert

 

Herbert QuickHerbert Quick

Rank: Sergeant

Regiment: King’s Own Scottish Borderers

Father: Mr F Quick

Address: 19 Albion Street, Halton, Hastings

Other Info: He was in five engagements, and was shot in both feet. He is a noted footballer, being captain of the Regimental team. He is now in hospital in Brighton.

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Published: October 1914

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Watts, Leonard

Watts

Leonard Watts

Rank: Lance Corporal

Regiment: Border Regiment

Parents: Mr & Mrs W H Watts

Brother: H F Watts

Address: Bohemia Road / Church Road, St Leonards

Other Info: Previously in the Liverpool Volunteers. Wounded three times; now in hospital at Warrington. Additional name information from the Lives of the First World War.

Published: March 1918

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Ambrose, Philip John

Ambrose & Edwards

Philip John Ambrose

Rank: Private

Regiment: Royal West Kent Regiment

Parents: Mr Philip F & Mrs Maria M Ambrose

Brother: Albert Gerard Ambrose

Cousins: William Ambrose, Edward P Ambrose, Albert A Ambrose, Edgar Ambrose & E Edwards

Address: 97 King Edward Road, Maidstone

Other Info: Severely wounded. Additional name information from the Lives of the First World War website.

Published: March 1918

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Hughes, Edgar Reginald

Hughes

Edgar Reginald Hughes

Rank: Sergeant

Regiment: London Rifle Brigade

Parents: Mr John & Mrs Annie Hughes

Brothers:  John Alfred Hughes, Stuart Arthur Hughes, Cecil Hughes, Wilfred Sydney Hughes & Benjamin Howard Hughes

Sister: Mrs Cutting

Parent’s Address: Hornsey, London

Sister’s Address: 10 Vale Road, St Leonards

Other Info: Wounded at Ypres on August 16th 1917, awarded the Military Medal for gallantry the same day. Additional name information from the Lives of the First World War website.

Published: March 1918

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Munday, Gordon J H

Hastings & Munday

Gordon J H Munday

Rank: Private

Regiment: Somerset Light Infantry

Parents: Mr & Mrs J W Munday

Cousin: A E Hastings

Address: 319 London Road, St Leonards

Other Info: Invalided home, now in convalescent camp near Birmingham. Was a choir boy and educated at St John’s, Upper St Leonards.

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Published: March 1918

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Dykeman, Arnold Weldon

Dykeman

Arnold Weldon Dykeman

Rank: Gunner

Regiment: Canadian Expeditionary Force

Parents: Mr Gilbert & Mrs Ella Dykeman

Wife: Mrs Ethel Dykeman (nee Pain)

Brothers: Frank Fairchild Dykeman, Gilbert Percy Dykeman, Rupert Purdy Dykeman & James Tilton Dykeman

Brothers-in-Law: F A Pain & V Pain

Parent’s Address: 15 Prospect Street, St John, New Brunswick, Canada

Wife’s Address: 69 Emmanuel Road, Hastings

Other Info: Wounded. Additional name information with thanks to ww1warbrides.blogspot.com

Arnold’s CEF service papers can be viewed for free here.

Published: February 1918

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