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Events relating to the First World War taking place in Sussex this month.


For details of First World War events across Sussex >  First World War East Sussex   Sunday 4 November 1018   Lindfield Remembers World War I Exhibition King Edward Hall, Lindfield FREE ENTRY: donations to Lindfield Royal British Legion, Lindfield Bonfire Society, Lindfield Historical Society Group and Mid Sussex RED Exhibition includes:…

5 May 1915 : Pte Herbert M Wightwick


Herbert emigrated to Canada where, at the time of the outbreak of war, he was employed as a clerk in Red Deer, Alberta. He enlisted at Red Deer into the Canadian Army and attested at Valcartier on 22 September 1914. With the 5th Bn CEF, Herbert sailed from Quebec on 3 October 1914 and after harbouring at Plymouth, England, disembarked at Devon…