Monday 11 July 2016

Roll of Honour - 11th July 1916

Killed in Action

2nd Battalion: Battle of the Somme: partially successful attack on Trônes Wood
  • 18733 Private Victor Edward ASH, 24, born and resided Marylebone [London], husband of Dorothy Elizabeth of 9 Adpar Street, Paddington [London] (Thiepval Memorial)
  • 3/7150 Private John Ernest BANTHAM, born and resided Great Yarmouth [Norfolk] (Thiepval Memorial)
  • 10270 Private Walter BARKER, 23 born Christchurch [Cambridgeshire], resided Cambridge, husband of Elsie Victoria Emma Burn (ex-Baker) of 119 Mill Road, Cambridge (Thiepval Memorial)
  • 21121 Private Alfred BARTLETT, born and resided Stoke-on-Trent [Staffordshire], son of Alfred and Sarah Ann Bartlett of 53 Victoria Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme [Staffordshire] (Thiepval Memorial)
  • 18598 Private Joe BELSHAM, born Castle Camp [Cambridgeshire], resided Sapley [Huntingdonshire] (Thiepval Memorial)
  • 18012 Private Arthur William BLAND, 21, born Manchester [Lancashire], resided Saint Albans [Hertfordshire], son of William Bland (Thiepval Memorial)
  • 17830 Private Bernard BONNETT, born and resided Litlington [Cambridgeshire] (Bernafay Wood British Cemetery, Montauban)
  • 10018 Lance Corporal Albert Edward BONNEY, 21, born Epping [Essex] son of C Bonney of Grove Hill, Stansted [Essex] (Thiepval Memorial)
  • 19050 Private Frederick William BROWN, 21, son of William and Mary Brown of 10 The Leys, Langford (Thiepval Memorial)
  • 13317 Private Henry Charles Elliott BUNKER, born and resided Leighton Buzzard (Thiepval Memorial)
  • 21128 Private Albert Leonard BUTLER, 30, born Hoxton [London], resided Harlesden [Middlesex], husband of Ethel of 15 Ireton Place, Grays [Essex] (Bernafay Wood British Cemetery, Montauban)
  • 14217 Private William George CHURCH, 25, born Woolwich [London], son of T Church of 118 Star Road, Peterborough (Thiepval Memorial)
  • 7288 Private William DAVEY, born and resided Tring [Hertfordshire] (Quarry Cemetery, Montauban)
  • 18772 Private John DEELEY, 19, born Totternhoe, resided High Street, Eaton Bray (Thiepval Memorial)
  • 18183 Private Arthur William DELLAR, born Eyeworth, resided Dunton (Thiepval Memorial)
  • 12902 Private Edwin Benjamin EALES, 24, born Hammersmith [London], son of Kate Atkins (ex-Eales) of 24 Boyle Street, Luton (Thiepval Memorial)
  • 10406 Lance Corporal John Thomas EAST, 25, born Hammersmith [London], son of William George and Frances Clara East of 25 Moreton Road, South Tottenham [Middlesex] (Thiepval Memorial)
  • 10060 Private Charles FAIRWEATHER, 22, D Company, son of G Fairweather of 346 Mill Road, Cambridge (Thiepval Memorial)
  • 4/7100 Private Walter George FOX, 34, born Saint Albans [Hertfordshire], son of James Fox of 3 Harpenden Lane, Redbourn [Hertfordshire] husband of Kate Clarke (ex-Fox) of 8 Verulam Cottages, Fish Street, Redbourn (Bernafay Wood British Cemetery, Montauban)
  • 19196 Lance Corporal William FREEMAN, 20,son of Edward W Freeman of 1 Thomas Street, Heath and Reach (Thiepval Memorial)
  • 25237 Private Isaac William GLOVER, 19, born Great Gidding [Huntingdonshire], resided Little Gidding [Huntingdonshire] son of Walter and Martha Glover of Hemington [Northamptonshire] (Thiepval Memorial)
  • 4/6984 Private Henry William GOODSON, born and resided Much Hadham [Hertfordshire] (Thiepval Memorial)
  • 25686 Private Ernest William Thomas GROOM, born and resided Leagrave (Thiepval Memorial)
  • 17976 Private Sydney Jesse GURNEY, 26, born and resided Tingrith, son of Jesse and Sarah Gurney of Lorenzo, Marsh Road, Leagrave (Thiepval Memorial)
  • 18065 Private Charles HARPUR, born and resided Cranfield (Thiepval Memorial)
  • 4/6870 Private Arthur William HARVEY, born and resided Great Chishall [Essex] (Thiepval Memorial)
  • 9390 Private Arthur HEARN, 31, son of William Hearn of Waltham Cross [Hertfordshire] (Thiepval Memorial)
  • 9345 Private Joseph HOLMES, born and resided Leighton Buzzard (Thiepval Memorial)
  • 18619 Private Benjamin HOLT, born and resided Hitchin [Hertfordshire] (Thiepval Memorial)
  • 17847 Private Charles James HUDSON, 28, born Saint Pancras [London], resided Finsbury Park [London], husband of Nellie L Springall (ex-Hudson) of 22 Lorne Road, Stroud Green [Middlesex] (Thiepval Memorial)
  • 5516 Lance Corporal James HUMPHREYS, 34, born and resided Bethnal Green [London], son of William Humphreys (Thiepval Memorial)
  • 19020 Private Robert JONES, 21, son of John and Annie Jones of 105 Bower Street, Bedford (Thiepval Memorial)
  • 14387 Private James KITSON, born and resided Lower Stondon (Thiepval Memorial)
  • 4/7074 Private William LAWRENCE, born Ware [Hertfordshire], son of Arthur Lawrence of Vicarage Road, Stanstead Abbotts [Hertfordshire] (Thiepval Memorial)
  • 3/6742 Private Alexander MCGOWAN, born Wandsworth [London], resided Pidley [Huntingdonshire] (Thiepval Memorial)
  • 4/6765 Private Edward MILLER, 22, son of James and Ellen Miller of 5 Castle Street, Bishop's Stortford [Hertfordshire] (Thiepval Memorial)
  • 21030 Private William Edward NAUNTON, 35, born Murton [Durham], resided Houghton-le-Spring [Durham], son of Alfred and Dorothy Naunton of 70 South View, Fence Houses [Durham] (Thiepval Memorial)
  • 10390 Private Sidney Herbert NEWMAN, born Uxbridge [Middlesex], resided Iver Heath [Buckinghamshire] (Thiepval Memorial)
  • 18703 Private Frank John PAYNE, born and resided Wilstone [Hertfordshire] (Thiepval Memorial)
  • 15423 Private Joseph Arthur PEACOCK, 22, son of Charles Henry and Mary Peacock of 52 Fishpool Street, Saint Albans [Hertfordshire] (Thiepval Memorial)
  • 18590 Private Alfred PEARCE, 24, born Horwich [Lancashire], resided Salford [Lancashire], son of Alfred and Elizabeth Pearce of 28 Dixon Street, Irlam [Lancashire] (Thiepval Memorial)
  • 4/5822 Private Joseph PENN, born and resided Watford [Hertfordshire] (Thiepval Memorial)
  • 14515 Private Stanley PICTON, born Hemel Hempstead [Hertfordshire], resided Boxmoor [Hertfordshire] (Thiepval Memorial)
  • 22135 Private Percy POPE, 20, son of Henry George and Alice Pope of 45 Spowell Lane, Saint Albans [Hertfordshire] (Bernafay Wood British Cemetery, Montauban)
  • 21102 Private George PURKISS, 29, born and resided Leyton [Essex], brother of Henry Purkis of 48 Park Road, Leyton (Thiepval Memorial)
  • 4/6655 Private Herbert Joseph REED, resided Buntingford [Hertfordshire] (Thiepval Memorial)
  • 13050 Private Arthur William SAMS, born and resided Codicote [Hertfordshire] (Regina Trench Cemetery, Grandcourt)
  • 18908 Private Percy William SANDERS, 23, born Irthlingborough [Northamptonshire], son of William Sanders of 10 Hurst Grove, Bedford (Thiepval Memorial)
  •  18774 Lance Corporal Sidney SARGENT born and resided Turvey (Bernafay Wood British Cemetery, Montauban)
  • 10787 Private William SHADBOLT, born and resided Wheathampstead [Hertfordshire] (Thiepval Memorial)
  • 18616 Private Sidney James SINFIELD, born Toddington, resided Stagsden (Thiepval Memorial)
  • 14200 Private Frederick William SPRIGGS, born Lemsford [Hertfordshire], resided Hatfield [Hertfordshire] (Serre Road Cemetery No. 2)
  • 7675 Corporal George Robert TOWNS, 30, son of John William and Mary Ann Towns of West Bergholt [Essex], husband of Lydia Jane of 17 Manton Villas, Mill Road, Colchester [Essex] (Thiepval Memorial)
  • 14454 Private Ernest TURNEY, 22, D Company, son of Joseph and Sarah Ann Turney of The Bungalow, Aldbury [Hertfordshire] (Thiepval Memorial)
  • 3/7818 Private Frederick VIRGIN, 32, son of John and Naomi Virgin of Church End, Flitwick (Thiepval Memorial)
  • 18720 Private Thomas WORBOY, born and resided Great Wymondley [Hertfordshire] (Thiepval Memorial)
  • 21066 Private Walter YATES, born Aston [Warwickshire], resided Grimethorpe [Yorkshire] (Thiepval Memorial)

3rd Battalion
  • Lieutenant Robert Bowness GIBSON, 21, attached 2nd Battalion, son of Thomas William and Frances Georgina Gibson of 29 Linden Gardens, Bayswater [London] (Péronne Road Cemetery, Maricourt)

4th Battalion
  • Second Lieutenant Leslie Herbert FOX, attached 2nd Battalion (Thiepval Memorial)

6th Battalion: Battle of the Somme: Heligoland Support Trench near Contalmaison
  • 18220 Private Arthur John DAY, born and resided Huntingdon (Pozières British Cemetery, Ovillers-la Boisselle)
  • 22173 Private Frank HANDSCOMBE, 22, born and resided Burge End, Pirton [Hertfordshire] (Gordon Dump Cemetery, Ovillers-la-Boisselle)
  • 13552 Private Albert PRIOR, born and resided Hoddesdon [Hertfordshire] (Thiepval Memorial)

Died of Wounds

3rd Battalion

  • Captain Cornelius George TYLER, 39, son of George and Sarah Tyler, husband of Ada Augusta Clarke (ex-Tyler) of Birtle Dene, Frances Avenue, Maidenhead [Berkshire] (Thiepval Memorial) 

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