Monday 26 September 2016

Roll of Honour - 26th September 1916

Killed in Action

7th Battalion: Battle of the Somme: moving up to dugouts during the attack on Thiepval
  • 19477 Private Arthur GILLETT, 32, born Houghton Conquest, resided Flitwick, husband of Jessie Louisa of Chapel Road, Flitwick (Thiepval Memorial)
  • 15064 Private Albert JEFFERIES, born and resided Sandy (Thiepval Memorial)

Died of Wounds

1st Battalion
  • 27867 Private Alfred Percy BURR,38, son of William Richard and Rachael Emma Burr, born Southgate [Middlesex], resided New Southgate [Middlesex] (Grove Town Cemetery, Méaulte)
  • 16101 Private Arthur TOKINS or TOKENS, born Saint Neots [Huntingdonshire], resided Eynesbury [Huntingdonshire] (Grove Town Cemetery, Méaulte)

8th Battalion
  • 19413 Lance Corporal Joseph John WILLCOCKS, 18, born Tottenham [Middlesex], son of Edward Herbert and Marion Willcocks of 253 Brettenham Road, Lower Edmonton [Middlesex] (Grove Town Cemetery, Méaulte)


2nd/5th Battalion
  • 4146 Private Charles PARROT, born Bedford, resided Bolnhurst, son of F G Parrot of Keysoe Row (Bolnhurst Churchyard)

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