Wednesday 28 June 2017

Roll of Honour - 28th June 1917

Killed in Action

1st Battalion: successful attack at Oppy Wood
  • 31817 Private George Arthur ALLEN, 19, born Battersea [London], son of George Cecil and Margaret Allen of 8 India Road, Slough [Berkshire] (Arras Memorial)
  • 37585 Private John ANDERSON, born Luton, resided Aston [Warwickshire] (Arras Memorial)
  • 32978 Private Bernard COHEN, ex-80090 Royal Army Medical Corps, born Birmingham [Warwickshire], resided Northampton (Arras Memorial)
  • 28311 Private Walter Augustine DARTFORD, born Dartford [Kent], resided Hackney [London] (Arras Memorial)
  • 8095 Sergeant William FALLA DCM, 31, son of William and Emma Falla of Wood House Street, Ipswich [Suffolk], husband of Ethel of 107 Cemetery Road, Ipswich (Arras Memorial)
  • 203933 Private Horace FENSOME, ex-32186 Suffolk Regiment, born and resided Luton (Orchard Dump Cemetery, Arleux-en-Gohelle)
  • 203932 Private Jabez Arthur FORD, ex-32647 Suffolk Regiment, born and resided Eastbourne [Sussex] (Arras Memorial)
  • 37556 Private Herbert HOWARD, 30, born Hinxworth [Hertfordshire], son of Charley and Constantia Howard of Kinsbourne Green [Hertfordshire] (Arras Memorial)
  • 12784 Private William Frederick HYDE, 24, born Stevington, son of Vashni Hyde of Bromham (Arras Memorial)
  • 31846 Private Herbert William LOVITT, born and resided Saint Neots [Huntingdonshire] (Orchard Dump Cemetery, Arleux-en-Gohelle)
  • 13579 Private Alfred Leonard MAYES, born and resided Welwyn [Hertfordshire] (Arras Memorial)
  • 23248 Private Harry NICHOLLS, 19 born Simpson [Buckinghamshire], son of Harry Samuel and Annie Nicholls of Bury Ware, Lidlington (Arras Memorial)
  • 203947 Private George Reeves PERRIN, ex-225409 Northamptonshire Regiment, born East Grinstead [Sussex] resided Uckfield [Sussex] (Arras Memorial)
  • 31509 Private Wilfred Ernest RENSHAW, born Battersea [London], resided Watford [Hertfordshire] (Orchard Dump Cemetery, Arleux-en-Gohelle)
  • 43449 Corporal John Albert RIMES, 22, D Company, ex-1246 Huntingdonshire Cyclist Battalion, son of Robert James and Janet Rimes of Bridge Street, Farcet [Huntingdonshire] (Arras Memorial)
  • 203957 Private Arthur Gilbert SIMMONDS or SIMMONS, 36, ex-31791 Suffolk Regiment, son of George and Louisa Simmonds or Simmons of 3 Mercer Street, Tunbridge Wells [Kent], husband of Clara of 69 Camden Road, Sevenoaks [Kent] (Arras Memorial)
  • 203962 Private William James SPENCER, ex-225834 Northumberland Fusiliers, born and resided Merton [Surrey] (Orchard Dump Cemetery, Arleux-en-Gohelle)
  • 9183 Acting Company Sergeant Major Walter James SUMMERFIELD DCM, 28, son of Frank and Ellen Summerfield of Wilshamstead, resided Farnham [Surrey] (Orchard Dump Cemetery, Arleux-en-Gohelle)

2nd Battalion: brigade reserve at English Wood near Dickebusch
  • 202680 Private Sidney Lawrence BAKER, born Westhall [Suffolk], resided Wangford [Suffolk] (Dickebusch New Military Cemetery Extension)

Died of Wounds

1st Battalion
  • 3/7830 Private David BENNETT, born Finchley [Middlesex], resided East Finchley [Middlesex] (Cologne Southern Cemetery) died as a prisoner of war

2nd Battalion
  • 9267 Sergeant Frank BIRD, born and resided Sheering [Essex] (Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery)

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