Monday 10 April 2017

Roll of Honour - 10th April 1917

Killed in Action

6th Battalion: capture of la Folie Farm and la Bergere near Monchy-le-Preux
  • 28086 Private Clifford Harold BILHAIN or BILHAM, 20, son of James and Emma J Bilhain or Bilham of Marlingford [Norfolk], resided Colton [Norfolk] (Arras Memorial)
  • 19207 Private George DOCKRU or DOCKREE, 30, son of E Dockru or Dockree of Tyttenhanger Green [Hertfordshire], husband of Minnie of Ferndale, 4 Beresford Road, Saint Albans [Hertfordshire], born and resided in Saint Albans (Arras Memorial)
  • 43151 Private Albert Edward LABBETT, 23, ex-2197 Essex Regiment, son of Samuel and Catherine Labbett  of 206 Roundwood Road, Willesden [Middlesex] (Arras Memorial);
  • 10610 Lance Corporal Harry SABIN, 26, son of George Henry and Anstiss Sabin of 17 Tucker Street, Watford [Hertfordshire], born Buckingham (Feuchy Chapel British Cemetery, Wancourt)

7th Battalion: Battle of Arras: 6th Battalion capture of la Folie Farm and la Bergere near Monchy-le-Preux
  • Temporary Second Lieutenant Frederic George THOMPSON, 28, attached 6th Battalion son of Frederic and Louisa S Thompson of 79 Castle Road, Bedford (Arras Memorial)

Died of Wounds

2nd Battalion
  • 9373 Private Herbert SEEKINGS, born and resided Benwick [Cambridgeshire] (Arras Memorial)
  • 43392 Private Joseph Leonard TAPSCOTT, 20, ex-10295 Northamptonshire Regiment, son of John and Louisa Tapscott of 22 West Street, Northampton (Boyelles Communal Cemetery Extension)

6th Battalion
  • 25479 Private Harry MILTON, 23, born Saint Neots [Huntingdonshire], son of Harry Milton of 3 Benson's Road, Biggleswade (Beaurains Road Cemetery, Beaurains)


1st Garrison Battalion
  • 24082 Private Alfred Henry VINCENT, 46, ex-8054 Royal West Kent Regiment, born Rotherhithe [London], husband of Emma of 146 Folkestone Gardens, Trundley Road, Deptford [London] (Hollybrook Memorial, Southampton)

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