Saturday, 7 October 2017

Roll of Honour - 7th October 1917

Killed in Action

1st Battalion: 3rd Battle of Ypres: front line near Veldhoek
  • 32941 Private David BASS, 22, born West Ham [Essex], son of Charles and Amy Bass of 68 Studley Road, Forest Gate [Essex] (Godewaersvelde British Cemetery)
  • 23638 Private Sidney TAYLOR, born and resided Ramsey [Huntingdonshire] (Hooge Crater Cemetery)

1st/5th Battalion: night patrol of Fisher's Orchard, Gaza
  • 203211 Private Walter John SMITH, born and resided Luton (Jerusalem Memorial)

6th Battalion: front line near Mount Sorrell: active patrolling by day whilst enemy under bombardment
  • 40614 Private Arnold BETTS, born Crookesmoor [Yorkshire], resided Sheffield [Yorkshire], brother of N Betts of 36 Sydney Road, Sheffield (Tyne Cot Cemetery)
  • 39761 Private Arthur Edward BOUGHTON, 25, born and resided Great Ashfield [Suffolk], son of Harry and Hannah Boughton of Long Thurlow Road, Badwell Ash [Suffolk] (Larch Wood (Railway Cutting) Cemetery)
  • 14939 Lance Corporal Harold JONES, born Weston-super-Mare [Somerset] resided Bristol (Tyne Cot Cemetery)
  • 33346 Private Henry Edward KING, 32, ex-R/4/065820 Army Service Corps, born Holborn [London] resided Tadworth [Surrey], son of William and Isabella King of London, husband of Florence Gertrude of 94 Marlborough Road, Bowes Park [London] (Tyne Cot Cemetery)
  • 15806 Lance Corporal Ernest LILLINGTON, born and resided Parkstone [Dorset] (Tyne Cot Cemetery)
  • 14818 Private Frederick LLEWELLIN, 23, born and resided Bristol, brother of M J Marsh of 42 Meriton Street, Bristol (Tyne Cot Cemetery)
  • 28192 Private James William MEACHEN, A Company, son of Frederick and Susannah Meachen of Clint Green, Yaxham [Norfolk] (Tyne Cot Memorial)
  • 204275 Private Frederick PEASLAND, born and resided Northampton (Tyne Cot Memorial)
  • 31336 Private Alfred RACKLEY, born Croxley Green [Hertfordshire], resided Watford [Hertfordshire] (Hooge Crater Cemetery)
  • 27967 Private William ROE, born and resided Luton (Tyne Cot Memorial)

Died of Wounds

1st Battalion
  • 32019 Private John Alfred MERRYWEATHER, 41, son of John and Ann Merryweather of London Road, Sandy (Godewaersvelde British Cemetery)

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