Saturday, 2 July 2016

Roll of Honour - 2nd July 1916

2nd July 1916

Killed in Action

2nd Battalion: Battle of the Somme: new front line near Montauban-de-Picardie, consolidating and under some shell-fire
  • 6779 Private Allen Robert ABBOTT, 34, son of Joseph and Kate Abbott of 32 Cambridge Street, Wolverton [Buckinghamshire] (Cérisy-Gailly Military Cemetery)
  • 19265 Private Albert LUGSDEN, 29, husband of Ada of Saint Giles Yard, Eaton Bray (Thiepval Memorial)

7th Battalion: Battle of the Somme: new front line between Montauban-de-Picardie and Mametz, consolidating
  • 27576 Private Harry CURCHIN, 26, son of H Curchin of Mill Road, Kettering [Northamptonshire], husband of Lizzie Curchin of 6 Club Street, Kettering [Northamptonshire] (Thiepval Memorial)

Died of Wounds

7th Battalion
  • 15674 Private Albert CATLIN, 22, son of W Catlin of White Hall Cottages, Hunsden [Hertfordshire] (Dive Copse British Cemetery, Sailly-le-Sec)
  • 13379 Sergeant William Hyde, 35, son of George and Ann Hyde, husband of Alice of 45 Collingdon Street, Luton; he was born and resided in Toddington (la Neuville British Cemetery, Corbie)
  • 14758 Private Albert PERRY, 23, born and resided Hockerill [Hertfordshire], son of Edward Perry of 14 Stansted Road, Bishop's Stortford [Hertfordshire] (Daours Communal Cemetery Extension)


1st Battalion

  • 19447 Private Frederick CAIN, 26, son of Samuel and Hannah Cain of Hitchin [Hertfordshire] (Douchy-les-Ayette British Cemetery)

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