Monday 5 September 2016

Roll of Honour - 5th September 1916

Killed in Action

1st Battalion: Battle of the Somme: front line at Falfemont Farm, heavy German shelling
  • 8940 Lance Corporal George BARRETT, born Warmington [Northamptonshire], resided Godmanchester [Huntingdonshire], son of S G Barrett of 77 Grange Road, Peterborough (Thiepval Memorial)
  • 18957 Lance Corporal Albert Lewis CATLIN, 32, son of Susan Catlin of High Street, Graveley [Hertfordshire], resided Stevenage [Hertfordshire], husband of Mary A Brooks (ex-Catlin) of 47 Alleyn's Road, Stevenage (Delville Wood Cemetery, Longueval)
  • 12715 Private Ernest CLARK, 21, son of Charles and Emma Clark of High Street, Corby [Northamptonshire] (Delville Wood Cemetery, Longueval)
  • 43084 Private A E CLIFTON, 21, son of Frederick and Rebecca Clifton of Toll House Farm, Ramsey [Huntingdonshire] (Guillemont Road Cemetery, Guillemont)
  • 43111 Private Charles Golding HARPER, 26, ex-1557 Huntingdonshire Cyclist Battalion, born and resided Ramsey [Huntingdonshire] son of Fred and Maria Harper (Delville Wood Cemetery, Longueval)
  • 13115 Private Henry William HARRINGTON, 31, born Stepney [London], husband of M A Fell (ex-Harrington) of 30 Lion Street, Poplar [London] (Thiepval Memorial)
  • 21156 Private James George HENRY, 27, ex-46628 Royal Garrison Artillery, son of Thomas Edward W and Liza Sarah Henry of 84 Croft Terrace, Jarrow [Durham] (Thiepval Memorial)
  • 10286 Corporal Thomas KELF, born and resided Norwich [Norfolk] (Thiepval Memorial)
  • 23413 Private Ernest George LAWES, 22, son of Harry and Mary Ann Lawes of Cranley Gate, Redlingfield [Suffolk] (Thiepval Memorial)
  • 43082 Private Oliver William MADDOX, 19, ex-1270 Huntingdonshire Cyclist Battalion, son of George and E A Maddox of Montagu Villa, Hartford Road, Huntingdon (Thiepval Memorial)
  • 20890 Lance Corporal Reginald MANNING, 24,son of Frederick and Eliza Manning of New Cottages, Toseland [Huntingdonshire] (Thiepval Memorial)
  • 9891 Lance Corporal Arthur MEE, born Ramsey [Huntingdonshire], resided Chatteris [Cambridgeshire] (Thiepval Memorial)
  • 14569 Private Henry MORRISON, 26, son of Mr and Mrs Morrison of Ford, Little Hadham [Hertfordshire] (Thiepval Memorial)
  • 43078 Private Fred OLDFIELD, 24, ex-1269 Huntingdonshire Cyclist Battalion, born Godmanchester [Huntingdonshire], resided Biggleswade, son of W Oldfield of 28 Hartford Road, Huntingdon (Thiepval Memorial)
  • 14075 Lance Sergeant Arthur PHILLIPS, 27, born Westminster [London], son of Arthur and Sarah of 12 London End, Woburn (Thiepval Memorial)
  • 18362 Private Herbert Owen SAWYER, born Luton, resided Ponder's End [Middlesex] (Thiepval Memorial)
  • 43501 Private Leonard SUTTON, ex-1077 Huntingdonshire Cylist Battalion, born and resided Ramsey [Huntingdonshire] (Thiepval Memorial)
  • 43095 Private Robert Alfred TOSLER, 38, ex-1382 Huntingdonshire Cyclist Battalion, son of Samuel and Elizabeth Tosler of Arthur Street, Hull [Yorkshire] (Thiepval Memorial)
  • 16991 Private Richard WALLIS, 19, born Waterhouses [Staffordshire], resided Leek [Staffordshire], son of Dick and Mary of 89 Pinfold Street, Darlaston [Staffordshire] (Thiepval Memorial)
  • 9219 Private Joseph Benjamin WISE (real name SHACKLETON), born Fenny Stratford [Buckinghamshire], son of John W and Sophia Shackleton of 16 Friday Street, Leighton Buzzard, his brother Henry Shackleton also fell (Thiepval Memorial)
  • 27844 Private Charles WOOD, 39, son of Mr and Mrs Wood of 74 Hitchin Road, Luton (Thiepval Memorial)

2nd Battalion: front line at Givenchy-lès-la-Bassée
  • 27453 Private Joseph CLARK, son of Joseph Clark of 62 Bowling Road, Ware [Hertfordshire] (Gorre British and Indian Cemetery]
  • 26406 Private Leonard RUSH, 26, A Company, born and resided Stowmarket [Suffolk], nephew of Edith Rush of Hopgoods Yard, 9 Stowupland Street, Stowmarket (Gorre British and Indian Cemetery)

Died of Wounds

1st Battalion
  • 15750 Corporal Charles DENMAN, 26, born and resided Horsmonden [Kent] (Corbie Communal Cemetery Extension)
  • 43004 Acting Corporal Frank Edward WALKER, ex-545 Huntingdonshire Cyclist Battalion, born Gloucester, resided Godmanchester [Huntingdonshire] (Dive Copse British Cemetery, Sailly-le-Sec)

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