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From the Western Times

3 August 1917:

These are the sons of Mr. and Mrs. James Bond of 33 Clifford Street, Chudleigh, all of whom are serving their country in the sister services. James and Mary Jane Bond had a family of four girls (Emma, Winifred, Agnes and Gladys) and five boys.


John Mills Bond

Warrant Officer John Mills Bond, Gunner in the Royal Navy - has served in East Africa and Gallipoli and has now been transferred to HMS Sorceress.

John was the eldest son - he was born in the December Quarter of 1885 in Chudleigh.


Sergeant Horace William Bond, of the Royal Engineers - part of the Indian Army now serving in Mesopotamia. Just a week after the publication of these photos, Horace Bond was killed while on attachment to the 3rd Sappers and Miners Regiment. He died on August 11th 1917 aged 25.

Horace was born in the December Quarter of 1891 in Chudleigh.

Horace William Bond


Albert James Bond

Leading Signaller Albert James Bond of the Royal Navy took part in the Jutland battle. His cap badge reads HMS Revenge - one of the few ships to take no fire or receive no casualties during the encounter.

Albert was born in the September Quarter of 1893 in Chudleigh.


Corporal Henry Robert Bond of the Royal Engineers has been wounded in France and has just been invalided over to this country.

Henry was born in the March Quarter of 1895 in Chudleigh.

Henry Robert Bond


Sidney F. Bond

Stoker Sidney F. Bond joined the Royal Navy since the commencement of war. (His ship's name on the hat band is not visible).

Sidney was born in the December Quarter of 1889 in Chudleigh.


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