Friday 10 February 2017

Roll of Honour - 10th February 1917

Killed in Action

4th Battalion: front line near Beaumont-Hamel
  • 20333 Private Thomas BASON, born and resided Tempsford (Ancre British Cemetery, Beaumont-Hamel)
  • 40195 Lance Corporal William Charles GRIMWADE, ex-28257 Essex Regiment, born Layham [Suffolk], resided Brantham [Suffolk] (Ancre British Cemetery, Beaumont-Hamel)
  • 33706 Private Frank VIDLER, 41, ex-34982 Suffolk Regiment, husband of Ada of 30 Old Church Road, Hollington [Sussex], resided Saint Leonard's-on-Sea [Sussex] (Ancre British Cemetery, Beaumont-Hamel)

8th Battalion: front line opposite Hohenzollern Redoubt near Loos
  • 23146 Private Samuel BEAN, 19, son of S Bean of Temple Lodge, Hempstead Road, Watford [Hertfordshire] (Vermelles British Cemetery)
  • 30785 Private William CHRISTMAS, born Mucking [Essex], resided Ilford [Essex] (Thiepval Memorial)
  • 25439 Private George Percy COLES, born Great Gidding [Huntingdonshire], resided Ellington [Huntingdonshire] (Vermelles British Cemetery)
  • 40160 Private John Brian MIDFORTH, 31, ex-28178 Essex Regiment, born East Sculcoates [Yorkshire], husband of A M Midforth of 60 Bury Street, Norwich [Norfolk], son of Robert Brian and Mearah Midforth of Hull [Yorkshire] (Vermelles British Cemetery)

Died of Wounds

4th Battalion
  • 12405 Private Charles HUNT, 23, born and resided Harpenden [Hertfordshire], son of George and Lizzie Hunt of 14 Church Street, Slip End (Varennes Military Cemetery)


7th Battalion
  • 3/8288 Private James RICHARDSON, 34, born Gamlingay [Cambridgeshire], son of John and Emma Richardson of Potton (Varennes Military Cemetery)

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