Sunday 16 October 2016

Roll of Honour - 16th October 1916

Killed in Action

8th Battalion: Battle of the Somme: front line east of Gueudecourt, intense hostile shelling
  • 16053 Private Patrick James GALLAGHER, 22, D Company, born Swineford [Mayo], resided Hertford, son of Patrick J and Anne Gallagher of 18 Castleton Road, Goodmayes [Essex] (Bancourt British Cemetery)
  • 10236 Sergeant Frank David HAMMOND, son of G Hammond of 39 Barngate Street,  Bury Saint Edmunds [Suffolk] (Bancourt British Cemetery)
  • 16727 Private George Charles WEST, 21, son of A C West of 91 Denmark Street, West Kilburn [Middlesex] (Bancourt British Cemetery)

Died of Wounds

8th Battalion

  • 16830 Private Ernest TAYLOR, 20, born Leytonstone [Essex], son of Charles and Minnie Taylor of Page's Farm, Debden [Essex], his brother Edward also fell [Bancourt British Cemetery]

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