ERNEST STANLEY VAUGHAN

Driver, 1991, 1st/3rd Kent Field Company, Royal Engineers
Died at sea on 28 October 1915, aged 19
Commemorated on the Cape Helles Memorial, Gallipoli, Stone 326
 

Helles Memorial

Driver Ernest Stanley Vaughan was listed as an errand boy in the 1911 census. He was the son of Mr. and Mrs. W. Vaughan, of Station Road, Withyham, Sussex. His father was a farm labourer. The family lived at Robins Lane, Hartfield.

He and Ewbert John Shelley were lost at sea on HMS Hythe in 1915 during the Gallipoli campaign. (See Shelley's study for details of the sinking of HMS Hythe.) They are both commemorated on the Hartfield war memorial.

Carol O'Driscoll