Wednesday 16 August 2017

Roll of Honour - 16th August 1917

Killed in Action

7th Battalion: 3rd Battle of Ypres: abortive attack by B Company on a strongpoint near Stirling Castle, foiled by British artillery killing or wounding half the company
  • 30904 Private George Samuel ANTHISTLE, 38, son of Edward and Mary Anthistle of Banbury [Oxfordshire], husband of Ada of 49 Sebright Road, Barnet [Hertfordshire] (Tyne Cot Cemetery)
  • 27665 Lance Sergeant Arthur Roland BOTWRIGHT, 23, born Abbot's Langley [Hertfordshire], son of Emma Botwright of Church Road, Bedmond [Hertfordshire] and late John Botwright (Tyne Cot Memorial)
  • 202688 Private Joseph GROVER, born and resided Saint Albans [Hertfordshire] (Tyne Cot Memorial)
  • 3/7592 Sergeant Carl HILL, born Saint Albans [Hertfordshire], resided Luton (Hooge Crater Cemetery)
  • 203088 Private John HOARE, 25, son of George and Elizabeth Hoare of 154 Semilong Road, Northampton, husband of Harriett Elizabeth Morris (ex-Hoare) of 44 Marlboro’ Road, Six Bells, Abertillery [Monmouthshire] (Tyne Cot Memorial)
  • 40724 Private Albert HUGHES, ex-36181 South Staffordshire Regiment, born and resided Wolverhampton [Staffordshire] (Tyne Cot Memorial)
  • 39445 Private John James MILLER, born Bromley-by-Bow [London], resided Grays [Essex], son of late John James Miller of 29 High Street, Plaistow [London] (Tyne Cot Memorial)
  • 18824 Lance Corporal William George RANDALL, born Peckham [London], resided Toddington (Tyne Cot Memorial)
  • 18263 Private Charles RAYNER, 23, son of George Henry Rayner of George’s Yard, Therfield [Hertfordshire] and late Mary Esther Rayner (Tyne Cot Cemetery)
  • 203494 Private George SALMONS, 19, son of John Salmons of 135 Musley Hill, Ware [Hertfordshire] (Tyne Cot Memorial)
  • 27854 Corporal George SQUIRES, born Thame [Oxfordshire], resided Hemel Hempstead [Hertfordshire] (Tyne Cot Cemetery)
  • 3/6214 Private James Henry WARD, born and resided Stanground [Huntingdonshire] (Tyne Cot Cemetery)

Died of Wounds

7th Battalion:
  • 30122 Private John ROBINSON, 40, born and resided Royston [Hertfordshire], son of late John and Hannah Robiosn, husband of Annie Wilson (ex-Robinson) of 1 Berkeley Road, Regent’s Park [London] (Tyne Cot Memorial)


7th Battalion
  • 29284 Private Allan BRIDGES, 36, son of George and Jemima Bridges of Flitcham [Norfolk] (Flitcham (Saint Mary) churchyard)

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