Wednesday 19 April 2017

Roll of Honour - 19th April 1917

Killed in Action

1st Battalion: Battle of Arras: ration party shelled at Zouave Valley near Loos-en-Gohelle
  • 18241 Private Arthur DILLINGHAM, born and resided Luton (Arras Memorial)
  • 9440 Private James STAPLETON, born and resided Sawtry [Huntingdonshire] (Arras Memorial)

4th Battalion: Battle of Arras: support line
  • 17638 Private Bertram David HAYNES, born Easton [Huntingdonshire], resided Sawtry [Huntingdonshire] (Arras Memorial)
  • 30160 Private Albert Edward PHILLMORE, born and resided Tolworth [Surrey] (Arras Memorial)

5th Battalion: 8th Battalion relieved from front line near Loos Crassier
  • Second Lieutenant John Oswald TAYLOR, 28, attached 8th Battalion, son of James O and Mary Elizabeth Taylor of Rotherwas Park [Herefordshire] (Arras Memorial)

1st/5th Battalion: Second Battle of Gaza: in reserve then thrown into the front line
  • 201447 Private Fred BIRD, 22, son of Arthur and Priscilla Bird of Rose Cottage Great Staughton [Huntingdonshire] (Gaza War Cemetery)
  • 201157 Private Frederick William CLARK, son of William and Mary Ann Clark of 3 Station Road. New Southgate [Middlesex] (Gaza War Cemetery)
  • 203484 Private John EGAN, 22, D Company, son of T Egan of 21 Bow Street, Rugeley [Staffordshire] (Jerusalem Memorial)
  • 200193 Acting Corporal Harry GARNER, 25, son of George and Elizabeth Garner of 36 Sun Street, Biggleswade (Gaza War Cemetery)
  • 201355 Private William RULE, 19, son of Lizzie Rule, born Buntingford [Hertfordshire] resided Hertford (Jerusalem Memorial)
  • 200561 Lance Corporal Harry SNOXELL resided Luton (Jerusalem Memorial)
  • 200338 Company Quarter Master Sergeant Albert TOPHAM, born and resided Arlesey (Jerusalem Memorial)
  • 203213 Private Frank WHITE, born and resided Bedford (Jerusalem Memorial)

8th Battalion: relieved from front line near Loos Crassier
  • 22851 Private William James ABBOTT, born Marston Moretaine, resided Marston Shelton (Loos Memorial)
  • 33327 Private Edward CHURCH, 35, ex-34479 Suffolk Regiment, son of Anna Maria Church of 24 Shropham Road, Great Hockham [Norfolk] (Loos Memorial)
  • 33513 Private James Francis DEAR, born and resided Hitchin [Hertfordshire] (Loos Memorial)
  • 33795 Lance Corporal Alfred John William DUNCOMBE MM, 20, son of A F Duncombe of Howbury Cottages, Renhold (Loos Memorial)
  • 27525 Private Samuel William EASTWICK, 37, son of Samuel Dannant and Rachel Eastwick of 26 Windmill Lane, Cheshunt [Hertfordshire] (Loos Memorial)
  • 33484 Private William FRIPP, 43, born Lyndhurst [Hampshire] resided Callow Land, Watford [Hertfordshire], husband of Margaret Mary of 9 Fore Street, Hertford, enlisted 28th June 1916 (Loos Memorial)
  • 29706 Private Arthur Albert GRAYSTON or GRAYSTONE, 28, son of Thomas and Eliza of Little Bartlett Street, Ipswich [Suffolk], husband of F C of 2 Austin Court, Ipswich (Loos Memorial)
  • 40265 Private Bertie Sidney HALL, 28, ex-5172 Norfolk Regiment, born North Heigham [Norfolk] resided Norwich [Norfolk], son of R W Hall (Loos Memorial)
  • 33802 Private Julian HALL, born Loudwater [Buckinghamshire] resided Bedford (Loos Memorial)
  • 33462 Private James HANCOCK, ex-20936 Northamptonshire Regiment, born and resided Riseley (Loos Memorial)
  • 33494 Lance Corporal Stanley HEMMING, 21, born Willesden Green [Middlesex], son of J Hemming of 179 Saint Albans Road, Watford [Hertfordshire] (Loos Memorial)
  • 32228 Private John HUGHES, 22, born and resided King's Langley [Hertfordshire], son of George Hughes of Bayford [Hertfordshire] (Loos Memorial)
  • 33187 Corporal Lewis HUMPHREY, 23, son of James and Emily Humphrey of 62 Tidings Hill, Halstead [Essex] (Loos Memorial)
  • 20276 Private Lewis LAMBERT, 19, C Company, son of Caroline Lambert of Keeley Lane, Wootton (Loos Memorial)
  • 40174 Private James LUSHER, 30, ex-28184 Essex Regiment, son of James and Charlotte Lusher of 26 Ash Close, Swaffham [Norfolk], husband of Edith Mary of 22 Providence Terrace, Swaffham (Loos Memorial)
  • 33515 Private George MCINTOSH, 34, born Ilford [Essex] son of Betsy McIntosh of Ednell Cottage, 143 Victoria Road, New Barnet [Hertfordshire] (Loos Memorial)
  • 27581 Private Harry MOBBS, 38, son of Samuel Mobbs, born Long Stow [Cambridgeshire] resided Catworth [Huntingdonshire] (Loos Memorial)
  • 29292 Private James NOBBS, born Foulsham [Norfolk] resided Guist [Norfolk] (Loos Memorial)
  • 23067 Private Frederick PARKINS, 34, born Houghton Regis, son of Mary Ann Parkins of 66 Houghton Road, Dunstable (Loos Memorial)
  • 27644 Private Walter PAYNE, 36, born and resided Potton, brother of Joseph Payne of Horslow Street, Potton (Loos Memorial)
  • 33208 Private George POOLEY, 22, son of Ephraim Pooley of 2 Barrack Lane, Rochford [Essex] (Loos Memorial)
  • 33549 Private Frederick Robert SHORT, 24, son of Edward and Elizabeth Short, born and resided Fulham [London] (Loos Memorial)
  • 29306 Private Robert WILKINSON, 40, son of Robert and Susan Wilkinson, born and resided Hoveton Saint John [Norfolk] (Loos Memorial)

Died of Wounds

8th Battalion
  • 20478 Private Arthur CARRINGTON, 32, son of Andrew and Elizabeth Carrington of Upper Dean (Philosophe British Cemetery, Mazingarbe)
  • 33471 Lance Sergeant Ernest Ogilvie NIVEN, 27, C Company, born Stoke Newington [London], resided Bedford, brother of R F Niven of 10 Cornwall Road, Bedford (Philosophe British Cemetery, Mazingarbe)
  • 33268 Private Leonard Thomas SPRIGGS, 20, born Wolston [Warwickshire], resided Dunchurch [Warwickshire], son of Mary Elizabeth Spriggs of The Stone House, Watford [Warwickshire] (Béthune Town Cemetery)

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