Saturday 23 July 2016

Roll of Honour - 23rd July 1916

Killed in Action

1st Battalion: Battle of the Somme: front line between High Wood and Delville Wood, pushing out fortified posts under shellfire
  • 27454 Private John Thomas BRITTON, 35, son of John and Mary Britton of 80 Rye Road, Hoddesdon [Hertfordshire] (Thiepval Memorial)
  • 27088 Private Wilfred Henry BROWN, 22, son of Henry and Emily Ann Brown of Ivel Cottage, Asylum Road, Stotfold (Thiepval Memorial)
  • 25972 Private Charles BURGESS, attached 10th Battalion, Worcestershire Regiment, born and resided Hoddesdon [Hertfordshire], husband of Evelyn Louisa of Park Road, Stanstead Abbotts [Hertfordshire] (Serre Road Cemetery No. 2)
  • 27483 Private Harry BURGESS born Caddington, resided Aley Green (Thiepval Memorial)
  • 27486 Private Sam COLLINS born Holbeck [Yorkshire] resided Potton (Caterpillar Valley Cemetery, Longueval)
  • 27455 Private John CUTMORE born Little Amwell [Hertfordshire] resided Hertford (Thiepval Memorial)
  • 27448 Private Walter GAME born and resided Ware [Hertfordshire] (Thiepval Memorial)
  • 27446 Private William GAME born and resided Ware [Hertfordshire] (Thiepval Memorial)
  • 27407 Private John William GREEN born and resided Wymington (Thiepval Memorial)
  • 27489 Private Herbert JAMES born and resided Long Stow [Huntingdonshire] (Thiepval Memorial)
  • 27467 Private Frederick LOFT, 39, son of William and Ann Loft of Hall End, Wootton (Thiepval Memorial)
  • 27456 Private William James SAVILLE, 36, born Eastwick [Hertfordshire], resided Stanstead Abbotts [Hertfordshire] son of David and Mary Ann (Thiepval Memorial)
  • 27476 Private Aubrey STANBRIDGE, born and resided Luton (Thiepval Memorial)
  • 27090 Private Ernest TAPLIN, 28, son of William and Delia Taplin of 5 South Sea Road, Stevenage [Hertfordshire] (Thiepval Memorial)
  • 26637 Private Arthur Henry TEAGO, 20, born Lowestoft [Suffolk], resided Sibton [Suffolk], son of John and Flora Teago of The Hollies, Peasenhall [Suffolk] (Thiepval Memorial)

Died of Wounds

6th Battalion
  • 20056 Private Harry Edward HARPER, 21, born Preston [Hertfordshire] resided Little Brickhill [Buckinghamshire] (Heilly Station Cemetery, Méricourt-l'Abbé)


9th Battalion
  • 20511 Quarter Master Sergeant Charles BELCHER, 56, ex-25019 Essex Regiment,  born Plymouth [Devon] husband of Mary of 3 Dalhousie Road, Rawalpindi [India, now Pakistan] (Kensall Green (All Souls) Cemetery)

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