Friday 14 October 2016

Roll of Honour - 14th October 1916

Killed in Action

8th Battalion: Battle of the Somme: front line east of Gueudecourt, artillery very active
  • 15874 Private John COAD, born Newcastle-upon-Tyne [Northumberland], resided Haverstock Hill [London] (Thiepval Memorial)
  • 40144 Private Charles Arthur EARL, ex-28192 Essex Regiment, born Coltishall [Norfolk], resided Horstead [Norfolk] (Thiepval Memorial)
  • 22660 Private Percy LOCKEY, born Shefford, resided Bedford (Thiepval Memorial)
  • 15707 Lance Corporal Frederick John PALMER, born Bedminster [Bristol], resided Bristol (Thiepval Memorial)
  • 27625 Private Percy Charles TWO, 28, born and resided Bedford, son of Samuel and Mary Two (Thiepval Memorial)

Died of Wounds

1st Battalion
  • 22099 Private Albert MEDLOCK, born and registered Wrestlingworth (Wrestlingworth Burial Ground)

9th Battalion
  • Temporary Second Lieutenant Frank Lloyd SHARPIN, 33, attached 8th Battalion; son of Archdeacon Frederick Lloyd Sharpin, former Rector of Millbrook and Helen Georgina of 37 Eversley Road, Bexhill-on-Sea [Sussex]; born Bombay [India]; volunteered for the Honourable Artillery Company from the staff of London County and Westminster Bank August 1914; wounded March 1915 at Saint-Eloi; gazetted September 1915 (Grove Town Cemetery, Méaulte)

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