Pte Alfred Large, G/14842, 12th Battalion Royal Sussex Regiment, was killed in action in Flanders on July 31st, 1917.
A son of Mrs Susan Large and the late Frederick Large, he had enlisted in the Bedfordshire Regiment in October 1914 and was transferred to the Royal Sussex Regiment after his training at Newmarket and being drafted to France in August 1916. He was wounded the following November and sent back to England to be treated at the Ontario Military Hospital in Orpington, Kent. He had returned to France in May 1917.
Sgt William Phypers, 2057, 12th Battalion Royal Sussex Regiment, died in a casualty clearing station in France on July 17th, 1916, after being severely wounded on June 29th and lying unattended in No Man's Land between the trenches for a whole day before being picked up. The spell of exposure was reported to be ultimately the cause cause of his death.