Thursday, 23 October 2014

Roll of Honour 23rd October 1914

Killed in Action

1st Battalion: front line trenches one mile east of Festubert
·        8124 Acting Corporal Albert Samuel SIMANTS, 28, son of Samuel and Louisa Simants of 16 Gladstone Street, Bedford, born Kempston (le Touret Memorial)

2nd Battalion: First Battle of Ypres - an abortive advance towards Beselare and around Geluveld
·        Second Lieutenant Dudley Luis de Tavora FERNANDES, 21, son of Thomas Weddell Luis Fernandes of Scarborough [Yorkshire]; he was mentioned in despatches (Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres)
·        9301 Private John LILLEY, born and resided Bishop's Stortford [Hertfordshire] (Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres)
·        Second Lieutenant George Drennan Cron WRIGHT, 23, son of George and Letitia S Wright (Dadizeele New British Cemetery)

Died of Wounds

1st Battalion
·        7531, Private Kenneth MARTIN, 30, son of Arthur and Sarah Martin of Anstey [Hertfordshire], husband of Kate of Wydial [Hertfordshire] (Leeds (Lawnswood) Cemetery)

2nd Battalion
·        9518 Private Charles Ernest CRACKNELL, 32, son of Stephen and Alice Cracknell of Charity Farm, Whittlesford [Cambridgeshire] (Ypres Town Cemetery)


4th Battalion
14583 Private Albert Henry EVANS, son of Samuel Evans of 58 Mount Pleasant Terrace, Bedminster [Bristol], resided Bristol (Harwich Cemetery)

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