Wednesday 20 April 2016

Roll of Honour - 20th April 1916

Killed in Action

8th Battalion: successful German attack on the canal bank front line trenches near Ypres
  • 17322 Private Arthur John BIRD born and resided Walthamstow [Essex] (memorial in Essex Farm Cemetery, Ypres)
  • 22017 Private Stanley Thomas BURR born and resided Holwell [Hertfordshire] (Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres)
  • 17217 Private James FULLER, 30,son of Charles and Sophia Brand of Railway Cottages, Shippea Hill Station, Burnt Fen [Cambridgeshire] (Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres)
  • 13863 Private Charles Bertie NUNN, 27, born and resided Hoddesdon [Hertfordshire], husband of Martha Elizabeth Abrahart (ex-Nunn) of 91 Saint Loys Road, Tottenham [London] (Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres)
  • 19870 Private George REDMAN born London, resided Croxton [Cambridgeshire] (Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres)
  • 16610 Private Owen Thomas ROBINSON, 21, son of G and Martha Robinson of Thorncote Road, Northill (Essex Farm Cemetery)
  • 17441 Private Harry SALLABANKS, 21, son of John and Alice Sallabanks of Lug Farm, Ramsey Hollow [Huntingdonshire] (Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres)
  • 18576 Private Horace SARGENT, 18, son of George William Sargent of Sharpenhoe, born Lavendon [Buckinghamshire], resided Turvey (Essex Farm Cemetery, Ypres)
  • 19753 Private George Edward SMEED, 27, born Islington [London], resided Barnsbury [London], son of Charles and Elizabeth Smeed, husband of Florence Ellen Remington (ex-Smeed) of 40 Vittoria Street, Barnsbury Road, Islington (memorial in Essex Farm Cemetery, Ypres)
  • 16449 Sergeant Ernest Leonard STILWELL, 32, husband of Lucy of Lynton Villa, Dean Road, South Merstham [Surrey] (Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres)
  • 15622 Private Alfred Ernest TASSELL, 25, born Bassingbourn [Cambridgeshire], son of Fred Tassell of Causeway Road, Kneesworth [Hertfordshire] (Bedford House Cemetery, Ypres)
  • 16363 Private Frank THRUSSELL born Finsbury [Middlesex] resided Royston [Hertfordshire] (Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres)
  • 3/7789 Private Frank John TUNGATE born and resided Willseden [Middlesex] (memorial at Essex Farm Cemetery, Ypres)
  • 20426 Private Bert WARD, 21, son of Thomas and Elizabeth Ward of East Street, Olney [Buckinghamshire] (memorial at Essex Farm Cemetery, Ypres)

Died of Wounds

8th Battalion
  • 3/8490 Private Leonard COOTE, born Flamstead [Hertfordshire] resided Markyate [Hertfordshire] (Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery)
  • 16604 Private Frederick James SMART, 32, son of George and Mary Smart of Green End, Kempston Rural (Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery)
  • Temporary Second Lieutenant Sidney James VIPOND, 24, son of James and Jane Ann Vipond of Chemlsford [Essex] (Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery)


3rd Battalion
  • 10871 Private Henry BOWLES, 18, born Fenstanton [Huntingdonshire], son of Mr and Mrs Bowles of 9 Cottage, Knapwell [Cambridgeshire] (Felixstowe New Cemetery)

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