Sunday 3 July 2016

Roll of Honour - 3rd July 1916

Killed in Action

2nd Battalion: Battle of the Somme: new front line near Montauban-de-Picardie, consolidating and under intermittent shell-fire
  • 20660 Acting Corporal Henry BARNES, 24, born Harpenden [Hertfordshire], resided Luton , son of Mr and Mrs Barnes of Kinsbourne Green [Hertfordshire] (Thiepval Memorial)
  • 22762 Private Horace BLEANEY, born and resided Luton (Thiepval Memorial)
  • 19349 Private Thomas BRINKLOW, born Hemel Hempstead [Hertfordshire], resided Watford [Hertfordshire] (Ovillers Military Cemetery)
  • 23482 Private John ELLIS, 24, born and resided Welwyn [Hertfordshire], son of G Ellis of Ayot Saint Peter [Hertfordshire] (Thiepval Memorial)
  • 25464 Private Charles Edward HULATT, 20, son of Charles Hulatt of High Street, Radwell (Thiepval Memorial)
  • 22007 Private William JACKSON, born Holborn [London], resided Hoxton [London] (Thiepval Memorial)
  • 23011 Private Bertie LAWRENCE, 19, born Dovercourt [Essex], son of James and Charlotte Lawrence of The Folly Wheathampstead [Hertfordshire] (Thiepval Memorial)
  • 15123 Private Thomas George James SMITH, 23, son of William Arthur and Margaret Rebecca Smith of 62 Cardigan Street, Luton (memorial in Ovillers Military Cemetery)
  • 3/7794 Lance Corporal David Law STURGEON, born Hartest [Suffolk], resided Woburn (Thiepval Memorial)
  • 23378 Private Christopher WREN, 20, son of Mrs E Wren of Lemsford [Hertfordshire] (Thiepval Memorial)

Died of Wounds

1st Battalion
  • 14555 Private Herbert CARR, 21, son of Charles and Ellen Carr of Broxbourne [Hertfordshire] (Avesnes-le-Comte Communal Cemetery Extension)

2nd Battalion
  • 4/6722 Lance Corporal Walter JACKSON DCM, Croix-de-Guerre, born Layston [Hertfordshire], resided Buntingford [Hertfordshire] (Dive Copse British Cemetery, Sailly-le-Sec)
  • 21208 Lance Corporal Frank TILFORTH, 25, son of Richard and Mary Ann Tilforth of 45 Cromford Road, Langley Mill [Derbyshire] (Daours Communal Cemetery Extension)
  • 22501 Private William WALDOCK, son of W Waldock of 92 Park Corner, Saint Albans [Hertfordshire] (la Neuville British Cemetery, Corbie)

7th Battalion

  • 22335 Private Sydney Charles WHITE, born Wavendon [Buckinghamshire], resided Woburn Sands [Buckinghamshire] (la Neuville British Cemetery, Corbie)

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