Sunday 16 April 2017

Roll of Honour - 16th April 1917

Killed in Action

1st Battalion: Battle of Arras: road-making detail in Zouave Valley near Givenchy-en-Gohelle
  • 14992 Lance Corporal Charles EAMES, born Saint Albans [Hertfordshire] resided London Colney [Hertfordshire] (Zouave Valley Cemetery, Souchez)
  • 43087 Private John Henry WARREN, ex-1328 Huntingdonshire Cyclists Battalion, born Houghton [Huntingdonshire] (Arras Memorial)

8th Battalion: successful attack near Loos Crassier
  • 33518 Private William KNIGHT, born Camberley [Surrey], resided Bushey [Hertfordshire] (Loos Memorial)
  • 23208 Lance Corporal Frederick George SANDERS, born Wellingborough [Northamptonshire], resided Rushden [Northamptonshire] (Loos Memorial)

Died of Wounds

4th Battalion
  • 20356 Private Archibald LEWIN, born and resided Harpenden [Hertfordshire] (Aubigny Communal Cemetery Extension)

6th Battalion
  • 13002 Private Sidney BUTTERFIELD, 27, born and resided Hemel Hempstead [Hertfordshire], son of Mary Ann Butterfield of 69 Saint John's Road, Boxmoor [Hertfordshire] (Cabaret-Rouge British Cemetery, Souchez)
  • 43132 Private Frederick George GREEN, 20, ex-1828 Essex Regiment, born Forest Gate [Essex], son of William and Ellen Louisa Green of 60 Lawrence Avenue, Manor Park [Essex] (Duisans British Cemetery, Étrun)

8th Battalion
  • 31018 Private Edmund J AYRES, 31, son of Edward and Martha Ayres of Helmdon [Northamptonshire], husband of Harriet Helen of Greatworth [Northamptonshire] (Philosophe British Cemetery, Mazingarbe)
  • 14393 Corporal Jabez CHAPMAN, born and resided Haverhill [Suffolk] (Loos Memorial)
  • 27670 Private Humphrey TIBBLES born Chorley Wood [Hertfordshire], son of Henry Tibbles of 89 Norfolk Row, Rickmansworth [Hertfordshire] (Philosophe British Cemetery, Mazingarbe)
  • 16910 Private Ernest James WARD, 20, son of Elizabeth Julia Ward of High Street, Barton-le-Clay (Philosophe British Cemetery, Mazingarbe)


2nd Battalion
  • 28846 Private Wilfred Rohan SMITH, 23, son of William and Harriet Smith of Helvergate [Norfolk] (Boulogne Eastern Cemetery)

53rd (Young Soldier) Battalion
  • TR/9/1159 Private Thomas WEBB son of William and Sarah Webb of Oak Place, Woodcutter's Avenue, Eastwood [Essex] (Eastwood (Saint Lawrence and All Saints) Churchyard)

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