Saturday 22 July 2017

Roll of Honour - 22nd July 1917

Killed in Action

6th Battalion: front line near Kemmel, German gas attack
  • 204024 Private Percy Alfred NORTON, 19, ex-330854 Cambridgeshire Regiment, son of Robert and Harriet Norton of Blackwater, Reymerston [Norfolk] (Messines Ridge British Cemetery)
  • 203994 Private Charles ROSE ex-331075 Cambridgeshire Regiment, born and resided Felsham [Suffolk] (Messines Ridge British Cemetery)

8th Battalion: relieved from the front line near Hulluch
  • 16801 Lance Corporal Sidney Arthur CAMFIELD, 23, born Codicote [Hertfordshire], son of William John and Mary Camfield of New Wood Cottages, Rabley Heath [Hertfordshire] (Philosophe British Cemetery, Mazingarbe)
  • 15792 Private George SMITH, born Eaton Socon, resided Eynesbury [Huntingdonshire], husband of F G Smith of Cambridge Street, Saint Neots [(Philosophe British Cemetery, Mazingarbe)

Died of Wounds

6th Battalion
  • Lance Corporal Francis Joseph MURRAY, 21, A Company, born Hertford, son of Michael and Ellen Murray of 102 Saint George’s Road,  Aldershot [Hampshire] (Locre Hospice Cemetery)


3rd Battalion: killed by a bombing raid on Landguard Camp
  • 33781 Private Alfred John ALDER, 40 (Bedford Cemetery)
  • Second Lieutenant Frederick Thomas AMESS, 29, son of James and Esther Amess of 60 Carlyle Road, Greenbank, Easton [Somerset] (Bristol (Greenbank) Cemetery)
  • 40588 Private George GARROD, 23, ex-24318 Northamptonshire Regiment, born Lakenham [Norfolk], resided Norwich [Norfolk], husband of Lily Agnes of 62 Trafalgar Street, New Lakenham (Norwich (The Rosary) Cemetery)
  • 20947 Private Charles MASSAM, 21, son of William and Sarah Ann Massam of Birchwood Cottage, Hatfield [Hertfordshire] (Bishop’s Hatfield (Saint Luke) churchyard)
  • 30029 Private Herbert John Taylor PHIPPS, born Bow [London], resided Tooting [London] (Streatham Cemetery)
  • 14715 Private James Henry PRATT, 24, born Brixton [London], resided Clapham [London], son of Abraham and Eleanor Pratt of 31 Portslade Road, Wandsworth [London] (Streatham Park Cemetery)
  • 31553 Private George SMITH born and resided Upper Gravenhurst (Lower Gravenhurst (Saint Mary) cemetery)
  • 27806 Private Albert WILTON, 30, son of William and Martha of High Street, Henlow (Henlow (Saint Mary) churchyard)

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