Saturday, 11 February 2017

Roll of Honour - 11th February 1917

Killed in Action

4th Battalion: successful pushing forward of the front line near Beaumont-Hamel
  • 30815 Private Albert BIRD, born Saint Albans [Hertfordshire], resided Radlett [Hertfordshire] (Thiepval Memorial)
  • 25602 Private Walter BROOKS, 23, son of Arthur and Amelia Brooks of Hinxworth [Hertfordshire] (Thiepval Memorial)
  • 18551 Private Samuel Foster BURROWS MM, 29, B Company, born Highbury [London], son of Ellen and the late Samuel Burrows of 15 Saint Olaf’s Road, Fulham [London] (Thiepval Memorial)
  • 25449 Private Alfred BUTTERWICK, born and resided Orton Waterville [Huntingdonshire] (Thiepval Memorial)
  • 29696 Private Stanley CLARK, 30, born and resided Butley [Suffolk], son of Samuel Clark of Padley Water, Chillesford [Suffolk], husband of L E C Kersey (ex-Clark) of Butley (Thiepval Memorial)
  • Lieutenant Leonard Terry DESPICHT MC, 26, son of Joseph and Lucy R Despicht of Trenebie, 375 Sandycombe Road, Kew Gardens [Surrey], adjutant, mentioned in despatches (Knightsbridge Cemetery, Mesnil-Martinsart)
  • 22902 Private Edward ELLIS, 20, son of Samuel and Mary Ellis of Wootton Green (Thiepval Memorial)
  • 30058 Private Leonard John FRANKLIN, born and resided Dunstable (Thiepval Memorial)
  • 30592 Private Bertram William FROY, 25, born and resided Hitchin [Hertfordshire], husband of Elizabeth Jane Hulbert (ex-Froy) of 51 Lonsdale Road, Bayswater [London] (Thiepval Memorial)
  • 30788 Private Herbert GREEN, born Oldham [Suffolk], resided Ilford [Essex] (Thiepval Memorial)
  • 18925 Private Stanley George HALFHEAD, 21, son of  Mrs Halfhead of 20 Wood Street, Luton (Ancre British Cemetery, Beaumont-Hamel)
  • 22973 Private Herbert James HALL, 23, son of George and Fanny of Newtown, Kimbolton [Huntingdonshire] (Ancre British Cemetery, Beaumont-Hamel)
  • 22853 Private Horace Cyril HULL, born and resided Bedford (Thiepval Memorial)
  • 25655 Private George Alfred KEMP, born Finchingfield [Essex], son of Mary Ann Kemp of Robin Hood End of Stambourne [Essex] (Thiepval Memorial)
  • 33715 Acting Sergeant Charles Henry LIST, ex-13019 Suffolk Regiment, born Wellingham [Norfolk], resided Beccles [Suffolk] (Ancre British Cemetery, Beaumont-Hamel)
  • Acting Captain Gillies MCKIRDY, son of I C MacKirdy of 1 Ingleside Grove, Blackheath [London] (Knightsbridge Cemetery, Mesnil-Martinsart)
  • 20112 Private Frederick George OLIVER, born and resided Stevenage [Hertfordshire] (Thiepval Memorial)
  • 23328 Acting Corporal William PRINCE EVANS, 26, born Toddington, son of J E and Mary Elizabeth Prince Evans of Moat Cottage, Sharnbrook (Thiepval Memorial)
  • 26027 Private Percy RAYNER, born and resided Therfield [Hertfordshire] (Thiepval Memorial)
  • 12249 Private Herbert Sidney SHAW, 23, born Cambridge, resided Royston [Hertfordshire] (Thiepval Memorial)
  • 30163 Private Albert Edward SYCAMORE, 29, son of William and Catherine Sycamore, born Ewell [Surrey], resided Banstead [Surrey], husband of B M Sycamore of 3 Meadow Walk, Ewell (Thiepval Memorial)

Died of Wounds

4th Battalion
  • 29697 Private Roland CABLE, 28, born Hacheston [Suffolk], husband of Laura L of Deben Cottage, Wickham Market [Suffolk] (Varennes Military Cemetery)

8th Battalion
  • 16260 Sergeant Frederick George RUSSELL MM, 26, son of John Russell of Alconbury [Huntingdonshire] (Vermelles British Cemetery)

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