Monday 24 April 2017

Roll of Honour - 24th April 1917

Killed in Action

4th Battalion: Battle of Arras: relieved following the capture of Gavrelle
  • Second Lieutenant Horace Wellesley MUIR, 33, son of George Horace Muir of Hartfield Rise, Hartfield Square, Eastbourne [Sussex] (Arras Memorial)

6th Battalion: Battle of Arras: front line east of the Rouex-Gavrelle road
  • 26612 Private Alfred HAWKE, 28, son of Frederick and Ellen of Park Bridge Nursery, Park Road, New Barnet [Hertfordshire] (Arras Memorial)

8th Battalion: front line near Saint-Élie
  • 32208 Private Albert BROWN resided Sandy (Mazingarbe Communal Cemetery Extension)

Died of Wounds

1st Battalion
  • 43065 Private Jesse Edward EARL, 32, ex-1184 Huntingdonshire Cyclist Battalion, son of Edward and Eliza Earl, husband of Mabel of Chadleigh Lane, Godmanchester [Huntingdonshire] (Barlin Communal Cemetery Extension)
  • 12604 Lance Corporal Charles Thomas WOOD, born and resided Dalston [London] (Lapugnoy Military Cemetery)

4th Battalion
  • 18060 Lance Corporal Charles GUERIN, 33, born and resided Walworth [London], son of J Guerin of 25 Nuffield Road, East Dulwich [London] (Duisans British Cemetery, Étrun)
  • 25451 Private William HOUSDEN, 23, born Sawtry [Huntingdonshire], son of Edward and Charlotte Housden of Water End, Yaxley [Huntingdonshire] (Aubigny Communal Cemetery Extension)

6th Battalion
  • 25889 Private Edmund John BLUNDEN, 28, born Hoddesdon [Hertfordshire], resided Dunstable; son of Edmund and Emily Blunden of 16 York Street, Bristol (Aubigny Communal Cemetery Extension)
  • 31909 Private John William BURTON, 38, son of J W Burton, husband of Ethel of Spaldwick [Huntingdonshire] (Aubigny Communal Cemetery Extension)

8th Battalion
  • 31205 Private Frank ARMIGER, 31, son of William Armiger, husband of Mrs Armiger of Northwold [Norfolk] (Lillers Communal Cemetery)
  • 17210 Private Percy George HILLS, 21, son of George and Emma Hills of Sutton (Boulogne Eastern Cemetery)

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