Sunday, 28 August 2016

Roll of Honour - 28th August 1916

Killed in Action

1st Battalion: Battle of the Somme: in bivouacs near Bronfay Farm
  • 43431 Private Arthur John ABBOTT, resided Little Raveley [Huntingdonshire] (Flatiron Copse Cemetery, Mametz)
  • 43056 Private William BRAYBROOK, 23, ex-1132 Huntingdonshire Cyclists Battalion, born Elsworth [Cambridgeshire], resided Pidley [Huntingdonshire], husband of Kathleen of 115 High Street, Peckham [London] (Thiepval Memorial)
  • 28134 Private Bertram HINTON, born and resided Gamlingay [Cambridgeshire] (Thiepval Memorial)
  • 20813 Private Jack Cecil Herbert SIMMONS, born Wendover [Buckinghamshire], resided Chesham [Buckinghamshire] (Thiepval Memorial)

2nd Battalion: front line trenches at Givenchy-lès-la-Bassée

  • 19138 Private Walter James COOPER, born Redbourn [Hertfordshire], son of Ada E Cooper of Saint Albans [Hertfordshire] (Gorre British and Indian Cemetery)
  • 10829 Private Alexander Walter IVES, born Hornsey [Middlesex], resided Wood Green [Middlesex], son of Charles Walter and Rosina Ives (Gorre British and Indian Cemetery)
  • 29053 Private William STEVENS, 19, son of E Stevens of 8 Hitchin Road, Shefford (Gorre British and Indian Cemetery)

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