Sunday, 9 April 2017

Roll of Honour - 9th April 1917

Killed in Action

2nd Battalion: Battle of Arras: capture of Saint-Martin-sur-Cojeul
  • 28875 Private Bertie GARROD, 33, son of Jemima Matthews (ex-Garrod) of 56 Great Cressingham [Norfolk], born South Pickenham [Norfolk] resided Watton [Norfolk] (Bucquoy Road Cemetery, Ficheux)

6th Battalion: Battle of Arras: advanced to Feuchy-Chapelle and dug in
  • 32195 Sergeant Ernest George MEAD, 26, son of William John and Lucy Mead of 17 Albion Street, Dunstable, born Luton (special memorial in Feuchy Chapel British Cemetery, Wancourt)
  • 32164 Private Cecil William SHREEVES, 19, son of W K and Annie M Shreeves of 18 King Edward Road, Goldington, born Harrowden (Feuchy Chapel British Cemetery, Wancourt)
  • 43146 Private Alfred Henry SMITH, 28, son of George and Harriet Smith, husband of Mary of 83 Stanley Road, Ilford [Essex], resided Leyton [Essex] (Arras Memorial)

Died of Wounds

2nd Battalion
  • 9138 Lance Corporal George ELEY MM born Thorpe [Suffolk] resided Bury Saint Edmunds [Suffolk] (Bucquoy Road Cemetery, Ficheux)
  • 23269 Private Francis Ralph TARRIER, born Pirton [Hertfordshire], resided Hitchin [Hertfordshire] (Arras Memorial)

6th Battalion
  • 43251 Private Samuel FRANCIS, 20, ex-2284 Essex Regiment, resided Poplar [London], son of Maria Francis of 38 Cambridge Road, Barking [Essex] (Duisans British Cemetery, Étrun)

8th Battalion
  • 33212 Private George CUDMORE, 34, son of Nathan Cudmore, husband of E. L. Cudmore of Walnut Tree Cottage, East Mersea [Essex] (East Mersea (Saint Edmund) churchyard)


1st Garrison Battalion
  • 9334 Acting Sergeant Alexander GORDON, 28, son of Alexander and Clara Gordon, born Wavendon [Buckinghamshire], resided Toddington (Delhi War Cemetery)

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