Wednesday 4 October 2017

Roll of Honour - 4th October 1917

Killed in Action

1st Battalion: 3rd Battle of Ypres: ridge top between Tor Top and Stirling Castle during an attack by 13th Brigade
  • 3/7450 Private George Henry BLAND MM, son of George and Eliza Bland of Church End,  Arlesey, resided Shoreditch [London] (Hooge Crater Cemetery)
  • 29057 Private John BROWN, born Southborough [Norfolk], resided Hockering Heath [Norfolk] (Ypres Reservoir Cemetery)
  • 32032 Private George ERRINGTON, 39, ex-33514 Suffolk Regiment, born Islington [London], husband of Lilian Marie Errington of 105 Broad Lane, Tottenham [Middlesex] (Tyne Cot Memorial)
  • 290659 Private Stanley Larter FRISTON, born Sidcup [Kent], resided West Ealing [Middlesex] (Tyne Cot Memorial)
  • 10190 Sergeant Oswald GENTLE MM, 23, A Company, son of George and Elizabeth Gentle of 64 Icknield Way, Baldock [Hertfordshire] (Tyne Cot Memorial)
  • 13904 Lance Corporal George Edward PIKE, born Arlesey, resided Letchworth [Hertfordshire] (Hooge Crater Cemetery)
  • Temporary Second Lieutenant Harold Henry REYNOLDS, 20, formerly Sergeant, 4th Battalion, Wiltshire Regiment, son of Frank and Martha Reynolds of 21 Ladyfield Road, Chippenham [Wiltshire], a native of Winterslow (Wiltshire) (Hooge Crater Cemetery)
  • 15171 Private Sidney SMITH, born and resided Toddington (Tyne Cot Memorial)
  • Temporary Lieutenant Evelyn Charles Bradley WODEHOUSE, 32, attached 1st/5th Battalion, son of Charles Edward and Eva Wodehouse of Woolmers, Hertford [Hertfordshire] (Gaza War Cemetery)

8th Battalion: front line south-east of Cité-Édouard, Lens
  • 33597 Private Joseph Edmund BUGBY, 24, ex-2508 Bedfordshire Yeomanry, born Ribberhall [Warwickshire], resided Lowick [Northamptonshire], son of Joseph and Elizabeth Bugby of The Round House, Sudborough [Northamptonshire] (Loos British Cemetery)
  • 33241 Lance Corporal Lloyd George James GOSLING, 35, ex-30545 Essex Regiment,  born Sidbury [Devon], resided Chingford [Essex], son of George and Alice Gosling, husband of Elizabeth Louisa of 1 Forest Drive East, Leytonstone [Essex] (Loos British Cemetery)
  • 33405 Lance Corporal John Henry HILLIER, 41, ex-34842 Northamptonshire Regiment, born Camden Town [London], resided Chelmsford [Essex], son of A M Arthur (ex-Hillier) of Stow-on-the-Wold [Gloucestershire] and late John Hillier (Loos British Cemetery)

Died of Wounds

1st Battalion
  • 15015 Private Benjamin BATES, 21, born Edmonton [Middlesex], son of Alfred George and Sarah Bates of 45 Glebe Road, Letchworth [Hertfordshire] (Bedford House Cemetery)
  • 20862 Private James William TRIPLOW, 27, son of J Triplow of  Stotfold (Godewaersvelde British Cemetery)

6th Battalion
  • Temporary Captain Harold John CUNNINGHAM MC, 25, son of John William and Ellen C Cunningham of Spencer House, Saint Albans [Hertfordshire] (Larch Wood (Railway Cutting) Cemetery)

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