Saturday 29 April 2017

Roll of Honour - 29th April 1917

Killed in Action

4th Battalion: Battle of Arras: ultimately successful attack near Oppy
  • 27713 Private Lawrence Arthur BARKER, born Buckden [Huntingdonshire], resided Orton Waterville [Huntingdonshire] (Arras Memorial)
  • 19347 Acting Corporal Charles BIRD, 21, son of Emma Bird of Green Tye, Much Hadham [Hertfordshire] and late William Bird (Arras Memorial)
  • 4/7167 Private Robert Henry BOOTH, born Crawley [Sussex], resided Saint Albans [Hertfordshire] (Arras Memorial)
  • 14913 Private Edgar Clarence BORN, 24, D Company, born Barry Dock [Glamorgan] son of E W and H E Born of Heywood Terrace, Pill [Somerset] (Arras Memorial)
  • 4/6836 Private William BURRELL, 25, born Hallingbury [Essex], son of Benjamin and Mary Ann Burrell of London Road,  Spelbrook [Hertfordshire]; husband of Annie Wren (ex-Burrell) of 331 Oakers Buildings, Saint Andrew’s Street, Hertford (Arras Memorial)
  • 17151 Private William Henry COLEMAN, born Grays [Essex], resided Brington [Huntingdonshire] (Arras Memorial)
  • 22757 Acting Sergeant Norman Frederick COX, 24, born New Barnet [Hertfordshire] son of Elizabeth Cox of 10 Oak View Terrace, South Whetstone [Middlesex] (Arras Memorial)
  • 29071 Private Harry CURSTON, 28, D Company, born Hockering [Norfolk], son of Alfred and Charlotte Curston of North Tuddenham [Norfolk] (Arras Memorial)
  • 23285 Private Thomas Henry DURHAM, 38, C Company, born Spalding [Lincolnshire], son of John and Annie Durham of 7 Russell Street, Saint Neots [Huntingdonshire]; husband of Emily Alice Bellamy (ex-Durham) of Huntingdon Street, Saint Neots (Arras Memorial)
  • 18439 Private Arthur EAMES, born and resided Sundon (Arras Memorial)
  • 23660 Acting Corporal John EDWARDS, born and resided Souldrop (Arras Memorial)
  • 28174 Private William Henry EDWARDS, born and resided Saxlingham [Norfolk] (Arras Memorial)
  • 27828 Private Sam FLINDERS, 30, son of Samuel Flinders of Brook End, Northill and late Clara (Arras Memorial)  
  • 17444 Acting Corporal Thomas FRANKLIN, 19, son of Robert and Amy Franklin of 13 Collins Cross, Bishop's Stortford [Hertfordshire] (Canadian Cemetery No. 2, Neuville-Saint-Vaast)
  • 30458 Private Herbert GOWARD, born Griston [Norfolk], resided Walsingham [Norfolk] (Arras Memorial)
  • 23801 Private Herbert William HEARNE, born and resided Chalfont Saint Giles [Buckinghamshire] (Arras Memorial)
  • 23274 Private William LAWRENCE, born London, resided Saint Albans [Hertfordshire] (Arras Memorial)
  • 7873 Company Sergeant Major Frederick Charles MART, born Tottenham [Middlesex], resided Kempston (Bailleul Road East Cemetery, Saint-Laurent Blangy)
  • 30026 Private Alfred William MILLS, born Battersea [London], resided Earlsfield [London], son of George and Alathea Mills; husband of Mary F Mills of 36 Townmead Road, Fulham [London] (Arras Memorial)
  • 25572 Private Frederick James PEACOCK, 22, son of E Peacock of 1 College Place, Saint Albans [Hertfordshire] (Arras Memorial)
  • 22970 Private William PEDDAR, born Bedford, resided Flitwick (Arras Memorial)
  • 25135 Private Frederick James REYNOLDS, 19, son of Jack and Mary Ann Reynolds of 52 Sun Street, Biggleswade (Arras Memorial)
  • 35992 Private William RIDING, 25, ex-21587 East Lancashire Regiment, born Blackburn [Lancashire] son of John Thomas and Sarah Riding of 10 Redvers Road, Darwen [Lancashire]; husband of Edith of 127 Kay Street, Darwen (Arras Memorial)
  • 18891 Acting Corporal Reginald SECKER, born Littleport [Cambridgeshire], resided Saint Ives [Huntingdonshire] (Arras Memorial)
  • 27589 Private George Flanders SEWARD, 34,son of George and Eliza Metcalf Seward of 4 Wood Street, Huntingdon (Arras Memorial)
  • 29735 Private Ernest Edward SHEMMING, 30, B Company, born Brockdish [Norfolk], resided Aldeburgh [Suffolk]; son of Frances Shemming of Mill House, Syleham [Norfolk] and late Frederick Shemming; husband of Evelyn May of May Villa, Fawcett Road, Aldeburgh (Arras Memorial)
  • 23477 Private Corbet Charles SMITH, born Eaton Socon, resided Northampton (Arras Memorial)
  • 22815 Lance Corporal Frank STOCK, born Bedford, resided Kempston (Arras Memorial)
  • 28218 Private Frederick WELLS, 37, son of John and Jane Wells of Chapel Street, Cawston [Norfolk] (Arras Memorial)
  • 29745 Sergeant Charles WINTERINGHAM, 29, born Richmond [Yorkshire], resided Cambridge, son of late Robert Winteringham of 18 Havelock Road, Norwich [Norfolk], husband of Caroline of 18 Priory Road, Cambridge (Arras Memorial)

6th Battalion: Battle of Arras: relieved from front line at Greenland Hill
  • 13372 Private Christopher Philip ALDRIDGE, 22, son of Alfred and M A Aldridge of Battersea [London] (Arras Memorial)
  • 32099 Private Henry ANDREWS resided Luton (Sunken Road Cemetery, Fampoux)
  • 12082 Private Arthur AUSTIN, born and resided Rickmansworth [Hertfordshire] (Chili Trench Cemetery, Gavrelle)
  • 31883 Private William Bottamley BROWN, 24, born Spalding [Lincolnshire] resided Fletton [Peterborough], husband of Millicent of 7 Priestgate, Peterborough (Arras Memorial)
  • 33574 Private William Frederick BROWN ex-27661 Northamptonshire Regiment, Kingsthorpe [Northamptonshire] Northampton
  • 32215 Private John Benjamin COLES, resided Woburn (Arras Memorial)
  • 17843 Private William COOK, born Bethnal Green [London], resided Hoxton [London] (Arras Memorial)
  • 17676 Private Frederick CUNNINGTON, 23, son of John and Elizabeth Cunnington of Ivy Cottage, Lowick [Northamptonshire] (Arras Memorial)
  • 23122 Lance Corporal Frederick James EMERY, born and resided Bedford (Chili Trench Cemetery, Gavrelle)
  • 32117 Private George Alfred FOLKS, 22, son of George and I Folks of 30 Smart Street, Luton (Chili Trench Cemetery, Gavrelle)
  • 14378 Private Jack FRENCH, son of H French of 12 Telegraph Place, Hitchin [Hertfordshire] (Chili Trench Cemetery, Gavrelle)
  • 32199 Lance Corporal Harry GIDDINGS, 21, son of E and I Giddings of Ivydale, Potton (Chili Trench Cemetery, Gavrelle)
  • 14451 Private Oliver George James GRAVESTOCK, born and resided Hemel Hempstead [Hertfordshire] (Arras Memorial)
  • 25727 Private Arthur GUINAN, born and resided Harpenden [Hertfordshire] (Arras Memorial)
  • 21982 Private George Frank GURNEY, born Tring [Hertfordshire], resided Bovingdon [Hertfordshire] (Sunken Road Cemetery, Fampoux)
  • 32125 Private Frank Joseph HODGSON, born Islington [London], resided Saint Albans [Hertfordshire] (Arras Memorial)
  • 32120 Private Walter George HUFFER, 26, resided Stotfold, husband of Mary Alice of 129 Ireland (Chili Trench Cemetery, Gavrelle)
  • 12325 Lance Corporal Thomas JENKINS, 28, born Aberystwyth [Cardiganshire], son of E Jenkins of 1 Stanley Houses, Mundy Street, Hoxton [London] (Chili Trench Cemetery, Gavrelle)
  • 19650 Private Charles William JUSTICE, born Saint John's Wood [London], resided South Tottenham [Middlesex] (Canadian Cemetery No. 2, Neuville-Saint-Vaast)
  • 12387 Lance Corporal George KIDMAN, 22, born Islington [London], son of Amelia Kidman of 16 Ashton Road, Luton (Chili Trench Cemetery, Gavrelle)
  • 15765 Private Walter Ernest LEE, 22, born Lambeth [London], son of John and Caroline Lee of 22 Ayliffe Street, Southwark [London] (Arras Memorial)
  • 22956 Private Frederick George MANNING, born and resided Luton (Arras Memorial)
  • 23068 Lance Sergeant Frederick MARLOW, 21, son of Frederick and Emma Marlow of 7 Council Cottages, Sundon (Arras Memorial)
  • 26289 Private Albert NORMAN, born Fulbourn [Cambridgeshire], resided Cambridge (Arras Memorial)
  • 25263 Private Frederick PERCIVAL, 21, son of Paul Percival of 92 Railway Terrace, Apsley End [Hertfordshire] (Arras Memorial)
  • 26133 Private John PIGGOTT, 20, born Stanbridge, son of Carrie Piggott of The Green, Tilsworth and late Frederick Piggott (Arras Memorial)
  • 31980 Private William Frederick PRIEST, 37, born Bedford, resided Walsworth [Hertfordshire]; son of Fred and Clarissa S Priest; husband of Anne Charlotte of 8 Denbigh Road, Luton (Arras Memorial)
  • 3/8187 Private Harry Charles SIMS, 28, son of John and Emma Sims of 7 Rose Lane, Biggleswade (Chili Trench Cemetery, Gavrelle)
  • 32258 Sergeant Charles Harold SLADE resided Southill (Arras Memorial)
  • 19577 Lance Corporal Frederick George Henry SMITH, born Kentish Town [London], resided Bovingdon [Hertfordshire] (Arras Memorial)
  • 35961 Private Leonard SMITH MM, 30, born Peterborough, resided Luton; son of Florence Steward (ex-Smith) and Walter Steward; husband of Martha Alice of Wittering [Peterborough] (Arras Memorial)
  • 28018 Private Sidney George SMITH, 27, son of George and Julia Smith of Little Almshoe, Hitchin [Hertfordshire] (Arras Memorial)
  • 12283 Sergeant John TAYLOR, son of Robert Taylor of Dunfermline [Fife], resided Marylebone [London] (Arras Memorial)
  • 12693 Private Albert WALKER, born Oxford, resided Watford [Hertfordshire] (Arras Memorial)
  • 12030 Private John William WARWICK, born Welwyn [Hertfordshire], resided Aldershot [Hampshire] (Chili Trench Cemetery, Gavrelle)

Died of Wounds

4th Battalion
  • 30997 Private Alfred WALES, born South Heigham [Norfolk], son of Herbert Wales of 27 Salford Street, Norwich [Norfolk] (Duisans British Cemetery, Étrun)

1st/5th Battalion
  • Second Lieutenant Leonard Leader BRERETON, 22, son of L and Ruth Brereton of Natal [South Africa] (Cairo War Memorial Cemetery)

6th Battalion
  • 32112 Private Alfred John DAWSON, born and resided Leighton Buzzard (Aubigny Communal Cemetery Extension)

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