Friday 8 July 2016

Roll of Honour - 8th July 1916

Killed in Action

2nd Battalion: Battle of the Somme: at rest Bois-de-Tailles and Billon Wood
  • 4/6922 Private Sidney George ROBERTS, born Redbourn [Hertfordshire], resided London Colney [Hertfordshire] (Thiepval Memorial)

7th Battalion: Battle of the Somme: machine gun team of four killed by a shell in the front line between Montauban-de-Picardie and Mametz
  • 16066 Private Albert BEGARNIE, 20, born Bermondsey [London], resided Ealing [Middlesex], son of George and Marion Begarnie of 35a Temple Road, South Ealing (Thiepval Memorial)
  • 14938 Lance Corporal Wilfred Cyril BRIDGEMAN, 23, son of Tom and Elizabeth Ann Bridgeman of Cromhall [Gloucestershire] (Thiepval Memorial)
  • 18873 Private Joseph Cushi CLARKE, born Bengeo [Hertfordshire], resided Hertford, brother of William Clarke of Hertingfordbury Road, Hertford (Dantzig Alley British Cemetery, Mametz)
  • 12974 Lance Corporal George Charles HALSEY, born Bushey [Hertfordshire], resided Watford [Hertfordshire] (Thiepval Memorial)

Died of Wounds

2nd Battalion
  • 9878 Acting Sergeant George FRESHWATER MM, 27, born Harrow [Middlesex], resided Willesden [Middlesex], son of Sarah Ann Freshwater of 1 Wiltshire Place, Southsea [Hampshire] (Saint Sever Cemetery, Rouen)

7th Battalion
  • 10430 Private William Ralph BULLARD, born Royston [Hertfordshire], resided Therfield [Hertfordshire] (Morlancourt British Cemetery No. 1)
  • 14941 Private William VICKERY born Bedminster [Bristol], resided Yatton [Somerset], son of Mary Jane Vickery of 7 Catherine Street, Bristol (Abbeville Communal Cemetery)


3rd Battalion

  • 30161 Private Frederick RASEY, born Ashstead [Surrey], resided Epsom [Surrey] (Epsom Cemetery)

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