Thursday 30 October 2014

Roll of Honour 30th October 1914

Killed in Action

1st Battalion: assisting in recapture of trenches lost by the 8th Ghurkhas east of Festubert
·        8483 Private Maurice MAUNDERS, 25, son of Mark and Lucy Maunders of Dagnall [Buckinghamshire] (le Touret Memorial)

2nd Battalion: First Battle of Ypres - successful German attack on Zandvoorde
·        Lieutenant Wilfred Cruttenden ANDERSON, 22, only son of the late Lieutenant-Colonel W T Anderson, 2nd battalion, South Staffordshire regiment (Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres)
·        9374 Corporal Arthur BYGRAVE, 25, son of Arthur and Susan of Symonds Green, Stevenage [Hertfordshire] (Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres)
·        9946 Private Richard Turney ELMORE, born and resided Bedford (Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres)
·        Major Robert Percy STARES, 47, son of John Twynam Stares of Upham Manor [Hampshire]; he was mentioned in despatches (Perth Cemetery (China Wall) Ypres)
·        Major John Murray TRAILL, 49, son of James Christie and Julia Traill of Rattar [Caithness]; he was mentioned in despatches (Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres)
·        10019 Private Dick Richard WILLETT, born Henham [Essex], resided Birchanger [Essex] (Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres)

Died of Wounds

1st Battalion
·        7951 Private William GULLIVER, 28, A Company, son of Joseph and Mary Gulliver of East End, Flitwick, husband of Mary Emmeline of 7 Church Walk, Kempston (Bethune Town Cemetery)
·        8143 Private Alfred HANKIN, 28, son of Mr and Mrs Hankin of 64 Ivy Road, Luton, a native of Dunstable, served nine years in the 2nd Battalion (Bethune Town Cemetery)

2nd Battalion
·        9504 Private Cecil Stanley Reginald Stephen Aylott ALLSOPP or ALLSOP, son of Lilian A Aylott Allsop of 94 Dalmally Road, Addiscombe [Surrey], born and resided Brighton [Sussex] (Ypres Town Cemetery Extension)

·        Second Lieutenant Walter Arthur Beaumont WALKER, 22, son of Richard Beaumont Walker (Bethune Town Cemetery)

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