Thursday 21 April 2016

Roll of Honour - 21st April 1916

Killed in Action

1st/5th Battalion
  • Lieutenant-Colonel David YOUNGHUSBAND DSO, 39, mentioned in despatches, commanding 7th Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment, son of Frederick Barretto and Lilia Younghusband of Weymouth [Dorset]; husband of Ethel of Tuggall, Burkes Road, Beaconsfield [Buckinghamshire] born Nebraska [USA]; formerly adjutant, 5th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment and wounded at Gallipoli (Basra Memorial)

8th Battalion: dugouts near Yser Canal bank
  • 16339 Private Frederick John READ, 26, son of George and Emma Rea of Black Horse Lane, Hitchin [Hertfordshire], husband of Agnes of 3 Westland Road, Knebworth [Hertfordshire] (Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres)


8th Battalion
  • 17291 Private Stanley JEFFREY born and resided Elmdon [Essex] (Tyne Cot Cemetery, Passchendaele)

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