Wednesday 26 July 2017

Roll of Honour - 26th July 1917

Killed in Action

2nd Battalion: Retaliation for a raid by other units in the division, Kirby and five others were killed by a shell near Bedford House
  • 202698 Private Edward BANKS, 38, born Birchanger [Essex], resided Sawbridgeworth [Hertfordshire], son of James and late Harriet Banks, husband of Annie of 90 London Road, Sawbridgeworth (Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres)
  • 25328 Private W CLARK (Bedford House Cemetery)
  • 31676 Private Harry COLLIN, 19, born Newstead [Nottinghamshire], resided Huntingdon, son of John Henry and Elizabeth Ellen Collin of 72 Hawthorn Bank, Spalding [Lincolnshire] (Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres)
  • 201524 Private Henry CREAMER born Heath and Reach, resided Hockliffe (Bedford House Cemetery)
  • 29264 Private Sidney John HEWITT, born Gissing [Norfolk], resided Harleston [Norfolk] (Bedford House Cemetery)
  • 25690 Acting Corporal Vincent William George IVORY, son of Maria Ivory of 23 East Avenue, Park Street, Luton and late William Ivory (Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres)
  • Company Sergeant Major Robert Gladstone KIRBY MM, born Felixstowe [Suffolk], son of Charles and Elizabeth Kirby of 57 Alan Road, Ipswich [Suffolk] (Bedford House Cemetery)
  • 18674 Private Ernest Albert MARSHALL, born Saint Neots [Huntingdonshire], resided Bedford (Bedford House Cemetery)
  • 8785 Lance Corporal Henry Richard PHILBEY, 30, born Bovingdon [Hertfordshire], resided Tring [Hertfordshire]; son of Edward Phibey of Chesham [Buckinghamshire], husband of Lilian of 11 Bunstux Hill, Tring (Dickebusch New Military Cemetery Extension)
  • 10916 Private Christopher SMITH, 19, born Middlesborough [Yorkshire], son of John and Sarah Ann Smith of 33 Moses Street, Stockton-on-Tees [Durham] (Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres)
  • 29628 Private Ernest Oliver TOMPKINS, born Leighton Buzzard, resided Watford [Hertfordshire] (Bedford House Cemetery)

Died of Wounds

2nd Battalion
  • 39816 Private Fred BONE, born Redbourn [Hertfordshire], resided Hemel Hempstead [Hertfordshire] (Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery)
  • 18332 Private Alfred James HAWKES, born Gloucester, resided Bedminster [Bristol] (Dickebusch New Military Cemetery Extension)
  • 18731 Private Richard WALLDOCK born Saint Albans [Hertfordshire], resided Watford [Hertfordshire], husband of L E Worrell (ex-Walldock) of 45 Church Road, Watford (Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery)

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