Wednesday 25 October 2017

Roll of Honour - 25th October 1917

Killed in Action

1st Battalion: 3rd Battle of Ypres: in reserve at Stirling Castle, carrying parties near FitzClarence Farm
  • 21118 Lance Corporal John ASTLES, ex-46616 Royal Garrison Artillery, born and resided Leek [Staffordshire] (Tyne Cot Memorial)
  • 23316 Private Herbert BRIGHTMAN, born Bramingham, resided Streatley (Tyne Cot Memorial)
  • 205858 Private Frederick Arthur BUSSEY, ex-265414 Suffolk Regiment, resided Harleston [Norfolk] (Hooge Crater Cemetery)
  • 7623 Acting Company Sergeant Major Sidney Spott CHAMBERLAIN, 31, born and resided Shepreth [Cambridgeshire], son of John Edward and Elizabeth Chamberlain of Council Cottages, Meldreth [Cambridgeshire],husband of Alice of Hope Folly, Meldreth (Tyne Cot Memorial)
  • 26310 Private Hugh CLARKE, born Tydd Saint Giles [Cambridgeshire], resided Wisbech [Cambridgeshire] (Tyne Cot Memorial)
  • 240259 Private Jesse James GURNEY, ex-32474 Worcestershire Regiment, born and resided Upper Winchendon [Buckinghamshire] (Tyne Cot Memorial)
  • 25484 Private Herbert James JEFFERY, born Hendon [Middlesex], resided Rickmansworth [Hertfordshire] (Tyne Cot Memorial)
  • 29549 Private Samuel Thomas SPICER, born Hoddesdon [Hertfordshire], resided Hertford (Tyne Cot Memorial)
  • 10318 Private Sidney John WHITEHEAD, 19, born Old Chesterton [Cambridgeshire], son of Edward and Annie Whitehead of 34 Staffordshire Street, Cambridge (Tyne Cot Memorial)
  • 33738 Private William Horace WICKS, born Hyderabad [Andhra], resided Camberley [Surrey] (Tyne Cot Memorial)

7th Battalion: 3rd Battle of Ypres: front line at Canal Bank, heavy shelling
  • 21525 Private Jesse Herbert WHITING, born Newport [Essex], resided Cambridge (Tyne Cot Memorial)

Died of Wounds

1st Battalion
  • 203955 Private Charles Henry RANGER, 37, ex-32823 Suffolk Regiment, son of David Ranger of Brighton [Sussex], husband of Sarah Ann of 10 Western Road, Eastbourne [Sussex] (Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery)

7th Battalion
  • 14726 Private Henry Charles BLAKE, ex-53106 Royal Engineers, born Great Hallingbury [Essex], resided Bishop's Stortford [Hertfordshire] (Mendinghem Military Cemetery)
  • 28877 Private George GRIMES, 32, son of William and Anna Grimes of Fern Cottage, Worstead [Norfolk] (Dozinghem Military Cemetery)
  • 3/7726 Private Frank RAYNER, 37, born Tewin [Hertfordshire], husband of Ann Baldock (ex-Rayner) of Bowmans Green Cottages, Saint Albans [Hertfordshire] (Mendinghem Military Cemetery)
  • 13216 Private Horace Alfred WOOD MM, born and resided Rickmansworth [Hertfordshire] (Dozinghem Military Cemetery)

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