Thursday 27 July 2017

Roll of Honour - 27th July 1917

1st Battalion: training at Ecurie Wood Camp
  • 3/7032 Private Frank GOING, born and resided Leighton Buzzard (Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres)
  • 20168 Private Tom HIGGINS, 23, D Company, son of Charles John and Alice Higgins of Sandfield Cottages, Woburn Sands [Buckinghamshire] (Arras Memorial)

4th Battalion: front line south of Oppy Wood
  • Temporary Lieutenant Roy TIMBERLAKE (Bailleul Road East Cemetery, Saint-Laurent Blangy)
1st/5th Battalion: partially successful raid
  • 203114 Private John William CATLING, ex-2461 Cambridgeshire Regiment, born and resided Whittlesey [Cambridgeshire] (Jerusalem Memorial)
  • 201222 Private Arthur Cyril GARRETT MM, born Takeley [Essex], resided Great Dunmow [Essex] (Jerusalem Memorial)
  • 201248 Private William HIPGRAVE, son of Elizabeth Hipgrave of Roe Green, Hatfield [Hertfordshire] (Gaza War Cemetery)
  • 201050 Private Harry JOHNS MM, resided Bedford (Jerusalem Memorial)
  • 2006026 Private Joseph LOMAS, son of S A Lomas of Clophill (Jerusalem Memorial)
  • 200868 Private William MILLS, resided Bedford (Jerusalem Memorial)
  • 200327 Lance Corporal William MOSS, son of late Joseph and Emily Moss, born Headley [Hampshire], resided Watford [Hertfordshire] (Jerusalem Memorial)
  • 200943 Private Sidney ODELL, son of Ellen Miller of 26 Bridge Street, New Bradwell [Buckinghamshire] (Jerusalem Memorial)
  • 203465 Private Charlie SELLS, resided Hichin [Hertfordshire] (Gaza War Cemetery)

Died of Wounds

2nd Battalion
  • 43457 Private Arthur Edgar ABLETT, 36, ex-18752, Northamptonshire Regiment, husband of Mary Lizzie of 33 Spring Terrace, Irthlingborough [Northamptonshire] (Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres)
  • Temporary Second Lieutenant Gerald LENTON, 33, son of Henry and Lucy Lenton of 8 Victoria Avenue, Hunstanton [Norfolk] (Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery)
  • 31136 Private William PECK, 24, born Barton-le-Clay, husband of Elizabeth Sear (ex-Peck) of 28 Regent Street, Luton (Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery)

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