Sunday, 20 December 2015

Roll of Honour - Monday 20th December 1915

Killed in Action

8th Battalion: relieved from front line cottage near Forward Cottage, Ypres - intense shelling
  • 19862 Sergeant John Charles ANDERSON, born and resided Waltham Abbey [Essex] (Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres)
  • 15596 Private Ralph CHAMBERLAIN. 26, A Company, Somerset of Simon and Charlotte Chamberlain of North End, Bassingbourn [Cambridgeshire], born Tottenham [Middlesex] (Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres)
  • 19999 Private Hubert JOHNSON, 23, son of John and Mary Ann Johnson of Berden Road, Stocking Pelham [Hertfordshire] (Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres)
  • 3/8639 Acting Company Sergeant Major George MATTHEWS, 39, son of Edmund and Mary Ann Matthews, born Little Hadham [Hertfordshire], resided West Ham [Essex] (Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres)
  • 16646 Private Arthur Charles MONEY born Mayfair [London], resided Piccadilly [London] (Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres)
  • 15306 Private Francis William OAKLEY, born Standon [Hertfordshire], resided Little Hadham [Hertfordshire] (Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres)
  • 16438 Corporal Albert Reginald RICHARDSON, 31, husband of Amy Maud Ellen of 13 Thurlow Street, Bedford, resided Watford [Hertfordshire] (Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres)
  • 15875 Private Gordon Baptiste TOLHURST, 22, son of Edith Mary Tolhurst of 110 Albacore Crescent, Lewisham [London], born Grays [Essex], resided Pimlico [London] (Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres)

Died of Wounds

7th Battalion
  • 15605 Private John HEBBS, 28, son of Elizabeth Hebbs of 7 West Common, Redbourn [Hertfordshire] (Corbie Communal Cemetery)

8th Battalion
  • Private Thomas KINGSLEY, 21, youngest son of Charles and Tamar Kingsley of Therfield [Hertfordshire] (Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery)


3rd Battalion

  • 22735 Private George LAWRENCE, 33, son of Walter and Emily Lawrence of 38 Warwick Road, Saint Albans [Hertfordshire], born Sandridge [Hertfordshire] (Saint Albans (Hatfield Road) Cemetery)

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