Monday 31 October 2016

Roll of Honour - 31st October 1916

Killed in Action

1st Battalion: a trench raid at Quinque Rue near Festubert
  • 40020 Private Ernest BAALHAM, 18, ex-28653 Suffolk Regiment, born and resided Lawford [Essex], brother of Mrs E A Rogers of Wignal Street, Lawford (le Touret Military Cemetery, Richebourg-l'Avoué)
  • 8414 Private Herbert DURANT, born and resided Bloxworth [Dorset] (Loos Memorial)
  • 19499 Private Frank KEFFORD, born Sutton, resided Biggleswade (Loos Memorial)
  • 29355 Private Harold Vernon OCLEE, born and resided Bedford (Loos Memorial)

4th Battalion: Battle of the Somme: front line near Beaumont-Hamel
  • 26242 Acting Corporal George Frederick EDE, 24, born Kilburn [Middlesex], resided Tring [Hertfordshire], son of Henry and Emma M Ede of 38a Denzil Road, Willesden [Middlesex] (Knightsbridge Cemetery, Mesnil-Martinsart)
  • 25523 Private Ernest TWYDELL, 22, son of John and Eliza Twydell of Bury End, Shillington (Knightsbridge Cemetery, Mesnil-Martinsart)
  • 23696 Private Percy WOODS, 24, born Wood Walton [Huntingdonshire], son of Joseph Woods of 2 Council Houses, North Road, Sawtry [Huntingdonshire] (Knightsbridge Cemetery, Mesnil-Martinsart)

Died of Wounds

7th Battalion
  • 16338 Lance Corporal John Robert ALLEN, 22, born and resided Sawtry [Huntingdonshire], son of George and Mary Ann Allen of The Park, Connington [Huntingdonshire] (Boulogne Eastern Cemetery)


1st Garrison Battalion
  • 24099 Private John George WELCH, ex-11129 Royal West Kent Regiment, born Isleworth [Middlesex], resided Sutton Valence [Kent] (Delhi War Cemetery)

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