Friday, 22 September 2017

Roll of Honour - 22nd September 1917

Killed in Action

6th Battalion: 3rd Battle of Ypres: relieved 39th Division in the front line south of Ypres, very difficult relief
  • 35909 Private John BANCROFT, 20, son of M Lock of Block Wick,  Saint Osyth [Essex] and late John Bancroft (Perth Cemetery (China Wall))
  • 43185 Private Herbert BRIGHT, 24, ex-2206 Essex Regiment, son of Joe Bright of 3 Copous Place, Shenfield [Essex] (Tyne Cot Memorial)
  • 31888 Private George HORNETT, 24, of 3 Newgate Cottages, Sandpit Lane, Saint Albans [Hertfordshire] (Tyne Cot Memorial)
  • Second Lieutenant George INCH, 27, son of George Edward and Alice Inch of 2 Charlotte Street, Bolton [Lancashire], husband of Mary (Tyne Cot Memorial, Passchendaele)
  • 26786 Private Albert LANE, 23, son of John and Minnie Lane of Kirkham Cottages, Dunstable Road, Toddington (Tyne Cot Memorial)

8th Battalion
  • Acting Captain John HISLOP MC (Tyne Cot Memorial, Passchendaele)

Died of Wounds

2nd Battalion
  • 27075 Private John Edward SMITH, born and resided Cheshunt [Hertfordshire] (Outtersteene Communal Cemetery Extension, Bailleul)

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