Tuesday, 10 October 2017

Roll of Honour - 10th October 1917

Killed in Action

1st Battalion: 3rd Battle of Ypres: moved from the front line near Veldhoek after dark
  • 33616 Private Frederick James CHESSUM, son of David and Mary Elizabeth Chessum of Newton, Dunton (Tyne Cot Memorial)
  • 8944 Lance Corporal Fred CLARK, 29, son of Elizabeth Clark of 10 Saint Peter’s Court, Cambridge and late Frederick Clark (Tyne Cot Memorial)
  • 26830 Private Reginald Victor STEVENS, 29, son of Jacob and Frances Stevens of The Quay, Saint Ives [Huntingdonshire] (Ridge Wood Military Cemetery)

6th Battalion: 3rd Battle of Ypres: relieved from the front line south of the Menin Road
  • 204270 Private Alwyne George HARROLD, born Moulton [Northamptonshire], resided Desborough [Northamptonshire] (Hooge Crater Cemetery)

8th Battalion: front line at Cité-Saint-Pierre
  • 4/7179 Lance Corporal Robert JACKSON, 20, born and resided Portsmouth [Hampshire], son of John Willie and Edith Jackson of Boreham Wood [Hertfordshire] (Loos British Cemetery)

Died of Wounds

2nd Battalion
  • 18033 Private Alfred Charles BALL, 30, born Bethnal Green [London], resided King's Cross [London], son of Charles and Edith Ball of London (Sainte-Marie Cemetery, le Havre)


2nd Garrison Battalion
  • 35316 Private Thomas ASHTON, ex-24840 Loyal North Lancashire Regiment, born and resided Farnworth [Lancashire] (Delhi Memorial (India Gate) buried in Karachi Cemetery, Pakistan)

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