Monday, 22 May 2017

Roll of Honour - 22nd May 1917

Killed in Action

6th Battalion: Battle of Arras: support trenches near the River Cojeul, very heavy shelling
  • 204244 Lance Corporal Edwin John CURLE, born Camberwell [London], resided Bow [London] (Tank Cemetery, Guemappe)
  • 29176 Private Arthur Philip GEORGE, 41, born Witton [Norfolk], son of Philip and Anna Maria of Little Plumstead [Norfolk] (Tank Cemetery, Guemappe)
  • 204266 Private Thomas MURRAY, born Birmingham [Warwickshire], resided Leagrave (Tank Cemetery, Guemappe)
  • 28043 Private Percy John PESTELL, 28, son of G Pestell of 11 Saint Mary’s Terrace, Newtown, Huntingdon, husband of Maud of Church Street, Shillington (Tank Cemetery, Guemappe)
  • 33580 Private John Robert WILLFORD, 19, ex-27642 Northamptonshire Regiment, born Northampton, son of G Willford of 81 Cambridge Street, Semilong [Northamptonshire] (Tank Cemetery, Guemappe)

Died of Wounds

8th Battalion
  • 27571 Private Henry Harry ROBERTS, born and resided Harpenden [Hertfordshire] (Béthune Town Cemetery)


52nd (Graduated) Battalion
  • TR/9/6057 Private Edward Richard CORKE born and resided Bexhill [Sussex] (Dovercourt (All Saints) churchyard)

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