Saturday, 15 April 2017

Roll of Honour - 15th April 1917

Killed in Action

4th Battalion: Battle of Arras: reconnaissance of Gavrelle
  • 16995 Private Isaac BAILEY or BAILY, 38, son of Isaac and Harriet of Harper's Gate, Rudyard [Staffordshire]. born Longsden [Staffordshire] (Arras Memorial)
  • 14287 Private Walter Roy BARTLE, 24, born Prickwillow [Cambridgeshire], son of John Bartle of 75 King Street, Dunstable (Arras Memorial)  
  • 13572 Private Walter Thomas BULLARD, 29, son of J and Lucy Jane Bullard of Dane End, Therfield [Hertfordshire] (Arras Memorial)
  • 40184 Private Alfred Edward CALEY ex-28238 Essex Regiment, 32,  son of G Caley of Long Sutton [Lincolnshire], resided Wisbech Saint Mary [Cambridgeshire], husband of Annie Louisa Bush (ex-Caley) of 20 Bina Gardens, Earl's Court [London] (Arras Memorial)
  • 31240 Private George Herbert GIBBENS, 35, B Company, born Lindfield [Sussex], resided Abbots Ripton [Huntingdonshire], son of Robert and Sarah Gibbens, husband of Edith Curtis Gibbens of The Market Place, Highworth [Wiltshire] (Arras Memorial)
  • 35959 Private James William HALLS, born Helion Bumpstead [Essex], resided Waltham Cross [Hertfordshire] (Bailleul Road East Cemetery, Saint-Laurent-Blangy)
  • 30965 Private Walter HOLLEY, 22, born and resided Thurleigh, son of Thomas and Annie Holley (Arras Memorial)
  • 31265 Private George Wilfred JARRETT, 25, son of Arthur Jarrett of Field House Cottages, Swanton Morley [Norfolk], resided Wisbech [Cambridgeshire] (Arras Memorial)
  • 20343 Private Thomas MINARDS, 23, son of George Minards of Church Cottages, Cranfield (Arras Memorial)
  • 19894 Private William MUNRO, 26, born Knebworth [Hertfordshire], son of W H Munro of New Town, Codicote [Hertfordshire] (Arras Memorial)
  • 40603 Private William James SEELEY, ex-25502 Northamptonshire Regiment, born West Thorpe [Suffolk], resided Walsham-le-Willows [Suffolk] (memorial in Albuera Cemetery, Bailleul-sire-Berthoult)
  • 23414 Private Ernest Thomas SMITH born Walthamstow [Essex] resided Dunstable (Arras Memorial)
  • 23263 Private Wilfred STURGESS born and resided Barton-le-Clay (Arras Memorial)
  • 29743 Lance Corporal Frederick John USHER, 23, born North Waltham [Hampshire], son of James and Sarah of Itchen Abbas [Hampshire] (Arras Memorial)

8th Battalion: front line near Loos Crassier
  • 17363 Private Frank Ernest PARRY, born and resided Walthamstow [Essex] (Loos Memorial)
  • 33833 Private Arthur Joseph WRIGHT, 31, ex-14480 Royal Artillery, son of A Wright of 9 Pondwicks Road, Luton; husband of Florence Caroline of 49 Portland Road, Luton (Loos Memorial)

Died of Wounds

1st Battalion
  • 7326 Lance Corporal Frederick George EAMES, born Boxmoor [Hertfordshire], resided Watford [Hertfordshire] (Barlin Communal Cemetery Extension)

4th Battalion
  • 23437 Private Ernest FOSTER, bon and resided Potton (Orchard Dump Cemetery, Arleux-en-Gohelle)
  • Temporary Second Lieutenant Eric Charles FREEAR, 20, son of Harry Marshall and Margaret Ann Freear of Harpenden [Hertfordshire] (Bailleul Road East Cemetery, Saint-Laurent-Blangy)
  • 20975 Private George Edwin Thomas GURNEY, 19, son of George and Margaret Ellen Gurney of 98 Fore Street, Edmonton [Middlesex], resided Upper Edmonton [Middlesex] (Arras Memorial)
  • Second Lieutenant Ambrose MARSHALL, 38, son of George William Marshall LL.D of Sarnesfield Court [Herefordshire] attached 1st/1st Hertfordshire Regiment (Bailleul Road East Cemetery, Saint-Laurent-Blangy)
  • 22855 Private George Albert MAYFIELD, 40, born Swinfen [Staffordshire], son of Mary Ann Shelbourne of 9 Priory Road, Gedling [Nottinghamshire] and the late John Mayfield (Aubigny Communal Cemetery Extension)

8th Battalion
  • 16271 Lance Sergeant John Wallace PALLETT, born and resided Hatfield [Hertfordshire] (Béthune Town Cemetery)


3rd Battalion
  • 3/8784 Private Frank FARR, 35, husband of Maria of 26 Pickford Road, Markyate [Hertfordshire] (Markyate (Saint John the Baptist) New Churchyard)

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