Men with the Colours from West Mersea

Royal Navy
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Men with the Colours from West Mersea
Royal Navy

Chatters, John R.N.R., HMS BACCHANTE
Chatters, Edwin R.N.R., HMS BACCHANTE
Chatters, Percy R.N.R., HMS SAPHIRE [SAPPHIRE]
Cook, Bertie R.N.R., HMS SAPHIRE
Cutts, Edward R.N.R., HMS SAPHIRE
Ennew, Arthur R. R.N.R., HMS SAPHIRE
Milgate, Henry R.N.R., HMS SAPHIRE
Mussett, Reginald R.N.R., HMS SAPHIRE
Beynon, Walter R.N., HMS HANNIBAL
Digby, H.G. Royal Flying Corps
Cleghorn, Cyril Royal Flying Corps
Mussett, Charles P.,    R.N.R., Transport
Mussett, Peter R.N., HMS IPHIGENIA
Mussett, Walter R.N.R., sent to Antwerp, not heard of since    WW1_NAV
Mussett, Ralph R.F.R., HMS CRESSY, R.I.P.
Cook, Ernest R.N.R., HMS ARROGANT
Farrow, Alfred R.N.R., HMS GANGES II
Hall, Frank A. R.N., PRINCESS ROYAL
Crab, Frank R.N., Submarine
Farthing, Fred R.F.R.
Cudmore, Robert, R.N.R.
French, James R.N., HMS IMPLACABLE
Heard, Thomas, R.N., HMS SKIPJACK
Funnell, Thomas R.N., HMS ABOUKIR, R.I.P.
Frost-Smith, E. R.N., HMS ABOUKIR
Gentry, Arthur R.N., HMS VANGUARD
Hewes, Walter R.N.R.
Mussett, Charles S. R.N.R.
Jorden, William, R.N., HMS FALMOUTH
King, Nelson R.N.
Wass, William R.N.
Webb, George, R.N.
French, Stanley R.N.R.
French, Cassell R. R.N.R.
Green, Willam HMS FOX HOUND
Hewes, Arthur J. R.N.R.
Owen, John R.N.R.
Mussett, Fred R.F.R., HMS PYRAMUS
Brand, Clifford R.N.R.
French, Horace R.N.R.
Hempstead, Harry R.N.R.

Army
[ See Footnote about '1st Essex Regiment' ]

Cundy, Bert 1st Essex Regiment, Kitchener
Wright, Albert 1st Essex Regiment, Kitchener
Farthing, Clifford 1st Essex Regiment, Kitchener
Cook, Roland 1st Essex Regiment, Kitchener
Rogers, James 1st Essex Regiment, Kitchener
Stacey, John 1st Essex Regiment, Kitchener   
Stacey, Harry 1st Essex Regiment, Kitchener
Forester, Robt. 1st Essex Regiment, Kitchener
Hewes, Alfred 1st Essex Regiment, Kitchener
Mole, Oliver 1st Essex Regiment, Kitchener
Mole, William 1st Essex Regiment, Kitchener
Pullen, Arthur 1st Essex Regiment, Kitchener
Whiting, Horace 1st Essex Regiment, Kitchener
Brown, Chas 1st Essex Regiment, Kitchener
Appleby, James 1st Essex Regiment, Kitchener
Dixon, Alfred 8th Hussars
Milgate, George Kitchener, Norfolk Regiment
Banks, Joseph Motor Trans. A.S.C.
Stacey, Albert Kitchener, Essex Regiment
Russell, William
Bullen, Thomas Royal Flying Corps
Lee, Bert 8th Hussars
Cutts, John Kings Royal Rifles
Cutts, Leonard Kitchener, 20th Hussars
Cross, Harry Pearl Kitchener's 20th Hussars
Roberts, Percy E. Kitchener's 20th Hussars
Roberts, Edgar G. Hon. Artillery Com.
Littlehales, George G.    Hon Artillery Com.
Smith, Hugh Kitchener's Norfolk Regiment Link to WW1_HSM
Smith, Thomas Kitchener's Norfolk Regiment Link to WW1_TSM
Osborne, Walter Royal Field Artillery
Cooke, Harry Royal Field Artillery
Stacey, Joseph Kitchener's R.F.A.
Clarry, Thomas Kitchener's R.F.A. Link to WW1_TCY
Cooke, Robert Royal Garrison Artillery
Mole, Horace Rifle Brigade
Mole, Harold Rifle Brigade
Hart, Ernest 8th Hussars
Pullen, Ernest Motor Transport
Springfield, C.O. Royal Engineers
Mattingly, S.W. 7th Fusiliers
Dent, S.U. Musketry Instructor
Bullen, John East Lancs Regiment

In addition to the above, the following husbands of Mersea women are serving with the colours:-

Newman, Jones R.N.
Luff, Frank R.N.
Young, Ernest R.N.
Robertson, James Gordons
Williamson, Charles 16th Lancers
Baker, William Dorset Regiment
Davis, Arthur R.F.A.
Taylor, William B. N. Hants

Cutting from ? Standard West Suffolk Gazette and Eastern Counties Advertiser 31 October 1914

Footnote
Andrew Brown points out that many of those recorded as 1st Essex Regiment above were in the three service battalions 9th, 10th and 11th or the reserve battalion 12th.
Date: 31 October 1914      


Photo: Mersea Museum - Alan Smith Collection
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Category 1 War-->World War 1

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