Tuesday 27 September 2016

Roll of Honour - 27th September 1916

Killed in Action

1st Battalion: Battle of the Somme: in bivouacs near The Citadel
  • 3/6920 Private John HORNE, 24, born and resided Leighton Buzzard (Citadel New Military Cemetery, Fricourt)
  • 4/7302 Private John MANNING, born Sandon [Hertfordshire], resided Hitchin [Hertfordshire] (Citadel New Military Cemetery, Fricourt)
  • 16507 Private Arthur RAYNER, 38, son of William and Mary Ann Rayner of Gilbey's Yard, Therfield [Hertfordshire] (Citadel New Military Cemetery, Fricourt)

7th Battalion: Battle of the Somme: successful clearance and capture of the last remaining part of Thiepval in German hands
  • 15856 Private Frederick ANDREWS, born and resided Flamstead [Hertfordshire] (Thiepval Memorial)
  • 18255 Corporal Herbert ARNOTT, 21, son of James and Elizabeth Arnott of 29 Bury Hill, Hemel Hempstead [Hertfordshire]; husband of Winifred May Sear (ex-Arnott) of 54 Cotterall's Road, Hemel Hempstead (Thiepval Memorial)
  • 16193 Lance Corporal Arthur Edward ATKINS, 21, son of Arthur and Emily Atkins of 3 Neal Street, Watford [Hertfordshire] (Connaught Cemetery, Thiepval)
  • 25979 Private Leonard John BAYFORD, 38, son of Elizabeth Bayford of Little Hadham [Hertfordshire] (Thiepval Memorial)
  • 14671 Private William BENNETT, born Thelbridge [Devon], resided Shobrooke [Devon] (Thiepval Memorial)
  • 15201 Private William Charles BILLINGTON, 32, son of Charles and Jane Billington of Mount Pleasant, Aspley Guise (Connaught Cemetery, Thiepval)
  • 14910 Private William BLACKMORE, 46, son of George and Eliza Blackmore, born Saint Paul's [Bristol], resided Reading [Berkshire] (Thiepval Memorial)
  • 17102 Private Richard BOWERS, 24, born Elsworth [Cambridgeshire], son of John and Jane Bowers of Fenstanton [Huntingdonshire] (Ancre British Cemetery, Beaumont-Hamel)
  • 15319 Lance Corporal John Walter BROWN, 26, born Westminster [London], son of Mercy Brown of 9 V Block, Peabody Avenue, Ebury Bridge, Pimlico [London] (Thiepval Memorial)
  • 15435 Private William BROWN, 19 son of James and Sarah Brown of 4 Dove Dale Place, Sudbury [Middlesex] (Thiepval Memorial)
  • 2810 Lance Corporal Charles William CANHAM, born Odell, son of Thomas W and Hannah Canham of 10 Lancaster Road, Kettering [Northamptonshire]; his brother Thomas Ernest Canham also fell (Thiepval Memorial)
  • 25626 Private Walter CARTER, 21, son of Ernest and Elizabeth Carter of Upper Green, Wakes Colne [Essex] (Thiepval Memorial)
  • 22040 Private Edward COWLAND, 34, son of John and Jane Cowland of Blue Houses, Colney Heath [Hertfordshire] (Mill Road Cemetery, Thiepval)
  • 15045 Private Frederick CRACKNELL, 20, son of Thomas Cracknell of 11 Galley Wall Road, Bermondsey London] (Thiepval Memorial)
  • 19816 Private Reuben DEIGHTON, 20, son of Reuben and Judith Deighton of Ivy Cottage, Lower Dean, resided Kimbolton [Huntingdonshire] (Thiepval Memorial)
  • 14060 Private Frederick Thomas DORRELL, 22, born and resided Borden [Kent], son of Frederick William Dorrell of 22 Laburnum Place, Sittingbourne [Kent] (Connaught Cemetery, Thiepval)
  • 23198 Private Frank Henry EDWARDS, born Saint John's Wood [London], resided West Hampstead [London] (Connaught Cemetery, Thiepval)
  • 12830 Private William ELLIOT, 21, son of Walter Ramsey and Elizabeth Elliot of Nursery House, Brampton [Huntingdonshire] (Thiepval Memorial)
  • 43366 Private William EVANS, ex-8921 Northamptonshire Regiment, born and resided Kettering [Northamptonshire] (Thiepval Memorial)
  • 15400 Company Sergeant Major Arthur FOUNTAIN MM, 35, born Markyate [Hertfordshire], resided Luton, son of William Richard and Sarah Ann Fountain (Thiepval Memorial)
  • 43292 Private Walter George FUDGE, ex-10219 Hampshire Regiment, born and resided Southampton [Hampshire] (Thiepval Memorial)
  • 3/7722 Private Ernest William FURR, born Stopsley, resided Luton (Thiepval Memorial)
  • 4/6949 Lance Corporal Frederick GLADDING, 19, A Company, born Chapmore End [Hertfordshire], son of J Gladding of Wengeo Common, Ware [Hertfordshire] (Thiepval Memorial)
  • 14225 Private James GURNEY, born and resided Wiggington [Hertfordshire] (Thiepval Memorial)
  • 15817 Private Horace HARRIS, 26, son of Sarah Harris of Flint Cottage, Flamstead [Hertfordshire] (Thiepval Memorial)
  • 43261 Sergeant Alfred HART, 23, ex-8361 Suffolk Regiment, son of Mary Elizabeth Hart of Silver Street, Willingham [Cambridgeshire] (Mill Road Cemetery, Thiepval
  • 3/7665 Private John Frederick HIGGS, 20, born Stepney [London], son of G E and Mary Higgs of 23 Boleyn Road, East Ham [Essex] (Thiepval Memorial)
  • 14683 Sergeant Leonard James HILL, born Little Missenden [Buckinghamshire], resided Harpenden [Hertfordshire] (Thiepval Memorial)
  • 17450 Private Albert Victor HUNT, born Homerton [London], resided East Ham [Essex] (Thiepval Memorial)
  • 13667 Private John JORDAN, born and resided Little Downham [Cambridgeshire] (Connaught Cemetery, Thiepval)
  • 43369 Private John Norman KNOWLES, ex-17333 Northamptonshire Regiment, born and resided Chatteris [Cambridgeshire] (Thiepval Memorial)
  • 14614 Private Percy LANE, born Colshill [Buckinghamshire], resided Luton (Thiepval Memorial)
  • 43351 Private Albert Victor LEE, resided Ware [Hertfordshire] (Thiepval Memorial)
  • 16777 Private Richard Charles MITCHELL, 28, son of Richard Charles and Annie Mitchell of 8 Bomore Road, Notting Hill [London] (Conaught Cemetery, Thiepval)
  • 43324 Private Percy NICE, ex-14293 Suffolk Regiment, born and resided Acton [Suffolk] (Thiepval Memorial)
  • 43326 Private Frederick Hinton OLDFIELD, 29, ex-3/9946 East Surrey Regiment, born Peckham [London], son of Hinton and Mary Oldfield of 70 Hamilton Road, Wimbledon [Surrey] (Thiepval Memorial)
  • 15357 Private Charles Henry PEARCE, born Hastings [Sussex], resided Westminster [London] (Thiepval Memorial)
  • 22192 Private Horace PUTMAN, ex-5275 Machine Gun Corps, resided Millbrook (Thiepval Memorial)
  • Temporary Second Lieutenant Ian Henry Munro ROSS-TAYLOR, son of James Walter and Charlotte Gray Ross-Taylor of Lamarsh [Essex], born Madras [India] (Thiepval Memorial)
  • 23790 Private William Herbert SEWARD, born and resided Easton [Huntingdonshire] (Thiepval Memorial)
  • 27815 Lance Corporal Fred SHELFORD, 27, son of Joseph and M Shelford of 35 Albert Street, Stevenage [Hertfordshire] (Thiepval Memorial)
  • 15413 Private Harry SYLVESTER, born Islington [London], resided Toddington (Connaught Cemetery, Thiepval)
  • 14692 Private Victor Charles TAYLOR, born and resided Little Hallingbury [Essex] (Thiepval Memorial)
  • 23663 Private Frederick Abraham TERRY, 24, son of F and M Terry of 20 Walmer Place, Marylebone [London] (Connaught Cemetery, Thiepval)
  • 27859 Private Joseph William TOMPKINS, born Syresham [Northamptonshire], resided Hadley Wood [Hertfordshire] (Adanac Military Cemetery, Miraumont)
  • 43346 Lance Corporal Harry WARNER, ex-2273 Cambridgeshire Regiment, born and resided Wisbech [Cambridgeshire] (Connaught Cemetery, Thiepval)
  • 19171 Private Sidney WATERTON, born and resided Berkhamsted [Hertfordshire] (Thiepval Memorial)
  • 27905 Lance Corporal Charles Jesse WHITTAKER, 33, born Abbots Langley [Hertfordshire], son of Jesse and Louisa Whittaker of 10 Railway Terrace, King’s Langley [Hertfordshire] (Thiepval Memorial)
  • 27884 Private John Henry WILLIAMS, 28, son of Mrs A C Gibbs of 19 Oliver Street, Ampthill (Thiepval Memorial)
  • 16995 Lance Corporal George WINFIELD, 29, born and resided Watford [Hertfordshire], son of George and Lucy Winfield (Thiepval Memorial)
  • 27830 Private Percy Harry WRIGHT, 21,son of Arthur and Jane Wright of London Road, Sandy; husband of Helen Mary of 2 Pym's Cottages, Bedford Road, Sandy (Thiepval Memorial)

Died of Wounds

7th Battalion:
  • 14796 Private Oliver Samuel BURGE, born Wells [Somerset], resided Frome [Somerset] (Aveluy Wood Cemetery (Lancashire Dump), Mesnil-Martinsart)

8th Battalion
  • 22068 Private William Arthur COOK son of William George and Sarah Ann Cook of Berkhamsted [Hertfordshire], resided Little Gaddesden [Hertfordshire] (Grove Town Cemetery, Méaulte)


5th Battalion
  • 6668 Private William Baker ELGEE, born Camberwell [London], resided Manor Park [Essex] (Harrowgate (Harlow Hill) Cemetery)

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