Wednesday 4 May 2016

Roll of Honour - 4th May 1916

Killed in Action

6th Battalion: intense bombardment and a German raid on front line at Monchy-au-Bois
  • 20605 Private John Thomas BISHOP, born Upwood [Huntingdonshire], resided Ramsey [Huntingdonshire], husband of L M Bishop of 18 Askew Row, Swavesey [Cambridgeshire] (Bienvillers Military Cemetery)
  • 16219 Private John BOYCE, born Lambeth [London], husband of E Boyce of 287 City Road, Islington [London] (Bienvillers Military Cemetery)
  • 3/8543 Sergeant Harry George CLARKE, 42, husband of Agnes of 3 College Road, Bedford (Bienvillers Military Cemetery)
  • 17587 Private Stanley COOTE, 21, B Company, born Flamstead [Hertfordshire], son of Abel and J Coote of Annable's Cottages, Kinsbourne Green [Hertfordshire] (Bienvillers Military Cemetery)
  • 12000 Private Frederick George DAVIS, son of J Davis of 3 Springfield Road, Ashford [Middlesex] (Bienvillers Military Cemetery)
  • 19690 Private George FLOATE, born Bangalore [India], resided Rangoon [Burma] (Bienvillers Military Cemetery)
  • 17530 Private Albert Walter LODGE, 19, born High Roding [Essex], son of Mary Ann Lodge of Broomshawbury, Hatfield Broad Oak [Essex] (Bienvillers Military Cemetery)
  • 12026 Sergeant Percy Henry MAWSON, 36, son of Richard and Ann Mawson of Oakly Park, Bromfield [Shropshire] resided Royston [Hertfordshire], husband of Lucy Vipond Mawson of 8 Ivy Road, Bedford (Bienvillers Military Cemetery)
  • 14091 Private John MYERS, 23, born Shephall [Hertfordshire], son of J W Myers of Titmore Green Farm Stevenage [Hertfordshire] (Bienvillers Military Cemetery)
  • 19892 Private Reginald OAKENS, born Potten End [Hertfordshire], son of A Oakens of 8 Frithesden (Bienvillers Military Cemetery)
  • 12114 Private Leslie Cecil SPITTAL, born Oxford, resided Lower Clapton [London], son of Mrs S Spittal of 8 Pelham Road, Wimbledon [Surrey] Bienvillers Military Cemetery)
  • 12661 Private Wallace TYLER born Harrow-on-the-Hill [Middlesex], resided Leyton [Essex] (Bienvillers Military Cemetery)
  • 12311 Private Cyril Percy Alfred VERNON, born Paddington [London], resided Bayswater [London], son of late William Percy Vernon and Elizabeth Maria Watson (ex-Vernon) of Caistor Road, laceby [Lincolnshire] (Bienvillers Military Cemetery)
  • 19001 Private William Thomas WATSON, born King's Cross [London], resided West Ham [Essex], husband of M Sutton (ex-Watson) of 1 Curtis Street, West Ham (Bienvillers Military Cemetery)
  • 14628 Private James William WELCH, 19, son of Joseph and Martha Welch of Mill Green, Essendon [Hertfordshire] (Bienvillers Military Cemetery)
  • 13223 Corporal Arthur Henry WHITE, 23, son of L J White of Whitwell [Yorkshire] (Bienvillers Military Cemetery)

Died of Wounds

6th Battalion
  • 12281 Private Philip DAVIES, born and resided Hanley [Staffordshire], brother of J Davies of 56 Kelvin Street, Dalton Brook [Yorkshire] (Saint Amand British Cemetery)
  • 12033 Private George KEEN, born Linslade [Buckinghamshire], resided Leighton Buzzard (Saint Amand British Cemetery)
  • 18215 Private John Robert PALSER, 20, born Islington [London], son of John and Ellen Palser of 18 Somerford Grove, Stoke Newington [London] (Doullens Communal Cemetery Extension No. 1)
  • 19910 Private Alfred SMITH, ex 14375 Essex Regiment, born Boxmoor [Hertfordshire], son of N Smith of 23 Mill Street, Apsley End [Hertfordshire] (Saint Amand British Cemetery)
  • 12139 Private Henry WALKER, 28, born Holborn [London], resided Islington [London], son of Albert and Frances Ann Walker of 49 Northampton Street, Clerkenwell [London] (Doullens Communal Cemetery Extension No. 1)

8th Battalion
  • 20700 Private Charles William HOBBS born and resided Boxmoor [Hertfordshire] (Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery)


6th Battalion
  • 12022 Private William Henry RUSKIN,  born and resided Hertford (Fillievres British Cemetery)

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