Arthur James Cullen

Rank/ Unit - Service number: Royal Field Artillery: Either Driver then Bombardier - 56211 (93rd Battery) OR Gunner - 55519 (48th Battery) | Died: 1915.03.23 OR 1918.09.11 | Age at death: 24 OR 27 | Action: French Flanders | Burial place / memorial, TNA reference: EITHER Vielle Chapelle New Military Cemetery, Lacouture (VC6) OR Vaulx Hill (VE28) |

Born Spring 1891 in Hampstead, son of Ida Cullen (married, charwoman). One of 5 siblings, family lived at 6 Perrins Court in 1901 and 1911. An old boy of HPS. By 1911 had joined up as a Driver with RFA (149th Btty), and was in barracks in Devon. Commemorated on the War Memorial in Church…

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H Staines

Rank/ Unit - Service number: Harry: Private, 9th Bn Royal Fusiliers - 5595 OR Herbert: Private, 3rdBn attd 2nd Bn London Regt (Royal Fusilers) - 254604 | Died: 1915.10.19 OR 1918.09.10 | Age at death: | Action: | Burial place / memorial, TNA reference: Loos Memorial (Panels 25 to 27) - Pas de Calais OR Vis-en-Artois memorial (Panel 10), Pas de Calais |

Born 1892, eldest of eight children of Henry and Annie Staines, carman and laundress. An old boy of HPS; in 1911 working as a porter in a chemist’s shop. Commemorated on the War Memorial in Church Row.

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