Monday, 18 July 2016

Roll of Honour - 18th July 1916

Killed in Action

7th Battalion: Battle of the Somme: front line near Maricourt, Battalion Cookhouse shelled
  • 14444 Private Percy PHILPOTT, born Totternhoe, resided Dunstable (Péronne Road Cemetery, Maricourt)
  • 23149 Private Herman Arnold ROPER, 22, son of Henry and Maria Roper of Stanton Drew [Somerset], resided Bristol (Péronne Road Cemetery, Maricourt)
  • 15157 Private Charles SHORT, 19, son of Charles Short of High Street, Westoning (Péronne Road Cemetery, Maricourt)
  • 18143 Private Leonard STAPLETON, born Stondon, resided Luton (Péronne Road Cemetery, Maricourt)
  • 15017 Private Ambrose STOWERS, born High Wych [Hertfordshire], resided Gilston [Hertfordshire] (Péronne Road Cemetery, Maricourt)
  • 15667 Private Bert SUTTON, 20, born Baldock [Hertfordshire], son of M Sutton of Attimore Hall, Hatfield [Hertfordshire] (Péronne Road Cemetery, Maricourt)

9th Battalion
  • Temporary Second Lieutenant William Hugh Byam SHERVINTON, 26, attached 6th Battalion, son of Colonel Saint Leger and Laura Shervinton of Claremont, King Edward Avenue, Broadstairs [Kent] (Thiepval Memorial)

Died of Wounds

6th Battalion
  • 17841 Private Thomas Milner FISHER, 19, son of James Charles Fisher of 593 Romford Road, Forest Gate [Essex] (Heilly Station Cemetery, Méricourt-l'Abbé)

7th Battalion
  • 14506 Private Charles JOHNSON, 22, born Ware [Hertfordshire], son of William and Emily Johnson, husband of Blanche Edith of The Street, Takeley [Essex] (Ware New Cemetery)

8th Battalion

  • 19901 Private Percy CHILLIES or CHILLES, born Brixton [London], resided Balham [London] (Wimereux Communal Cemetery)

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