14 September 2015

Royal Sussex Regiment - Other Rank PoWs 1914


There is only a handful of Royal Sussex Regiment other ranks listed in the Imperial War Museum archive of men who were captured before Princess Mary could send them her 1914 gift tin.  The men listed below appear in the following two archive sources:
  • B.O.2 1/270 which is a single-page, handwritten document dated-stamped 16th January 1919, No 2 Infantry Record Office, Staines, Hounslow
  • B.O.2 1/271 which is a two-page, handwritten document.  No date or sender.
Additional information not reproduced below includes some or all of the following:

  • Date captured
  • Home address
  • Next of kin
  • Next of kin address

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    7414 Private Harry Bellchamber
    10037 Corporal A A Bond
    8139 Private J H Catchpole
    7709 Private C Dadswell
    10224 Private George Davey
    7850 Lance-Corporal W Day
    7589 Private F Diplock
    8301 Private William J Gardner
    10243 Private A Hadley
    6725 Private A Hall
    7456 Private J Hartson
    7585 Private Charles Hellyer
    6518 Private W Hickmott
    10006 Lance-Corporal Leonard H Humphrey
    9450 Lance-Corporal Ernest J Lindsay
    8374 Private J Marchant
    8754 Private R Miles
    6906 Private William J Milton
    7762 Private George Moy
    8691 Private Bertie F Nobes
    8038 Private Jack Page
    10021 Lance-Corporal David Purkiss
    7842 Private Henry Russell
    9970 Private P T Scrase
    7659 Private Richard C Sinden
    7634 Private George Young

    I've borrowed the photograph on this post from the excellent, Sussex PhotoHistory site. It shows NCOs of the Royal Sussex Regiment probably photographed between 1899 and 1902.

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