Thursday 27 April 2017

Roll of Honour - 27th April 1917

Killed in Action

1st Battalion: specialist training at Gouy Servins
  • 31484 Private Harold Alfred LAKE, 28, born and resided Luton, son of late George and Emily Mary Lake of Heath, Breachwood Green [Hertfordshire] (Arras Memorial)

1st/5th Battalion: Sheikh Abbas near Gaza, strengthening defences
  • 200287 Sergeant William DAY, born and resided Luton (Gaza War Cemetery)

6th Battalion: Battle of Arras: front line east of Roeux-Gavrelle road
  • 32257 Lance Corporal Joseph RUTT, 27, resided Langford, son of late J Rutt (Arras Memorial)  
  • 12444 Corporal Arthur WIGGS, 24, D Company, son of George and Eliza Wiggs of 31 Lower Dagnall Street, Saint Albans [Hertfordshire] (Arras Memorial)

Died of Wounds

1st Battalion
  • 15891 Private Harry BEAUCHAMP, A Company, born Clerkenwell [London] resided Pimlico [London] (Evin-Malmaison Communal Cemetery)
  • 27837 Private George DARNELL, 234, B Company, son of Stephen and Elizabeth Darnell of Seddington (Arras Memorial)
  • 13291 Lance Corporal Gilbert Harry Kendrick WILLIAMS, son of Charles James Williams of 1 Albert Cottages, Park Place, Clapham [London] (Point-du-Jour Military Cemetery, Athies)

2nd Battalion
  • 17820 Private James Stamford HOUGHTON, born Clapham [London], resided South Lambeth [London] (Warlincourt Halte British Cemetery, Saulty)

6th Battalion
  • 32098 Private James ALLEN resided Marston Moretaine (Duisans British Cemetery, Étrun)
  • 3/7176 Private Arthur PEACH, 28, born Chalton, son of George and Elizabeth of Houghton Regis (Duisans British Cemetery, Étrun)


1st Battalion
  • 33587 Private Frederick ADAMS, ex-2535 Bedfordshire Yeomanry, born Eaton Socon, resided Eaton Ford (Arras Memorial)
  • 30958 Private James MARDELL, born and resided Welwyn [Hertfordshire] (Arras Memorial)
  • 33383 Private Harry REYNOLDS, 39, ex-31124 Essex Regiment, born Parndon [Essex], son of Rose Reynolds of Foster Street, Harlow [Essex] (Arras Memorial)
  • 6639 Corporal Stephen or Steven TURNER, born and resided Hoddesdon [Hertfordshire], husband of late Kate Amy Turner (Cabaret-Rouge British Cemetery, Souchez)

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