Monday 9 October 2017

Roll of Honour - 9th October 1917

Killed in Action

1st Battalion: 3rd Battle of Ypres: failed attack on Polderhoek Château
  • Second Lieutenant Paul Norman Jones CHRISTIE, 19, C Company, son of Major Octavius Francis and Christabel Frances Christie of Culver, Much Hadham [Hertfordshire]; educated at Eton and Sandhurst (Tyne Cot Memorial, Passchendaele)
  • 3/6996 Private George CHURCH, born and resided Leighton Buzzard (Tyne Cot Memorial)
  • 7716 Private Alfred COKER, 35, ex-190602 Royal Engineers, born and resided Pitstone [Buckinghamshire] (Hooge Crater Cemetery)
  • 25508 Private Arthur Joseph COLES, born and resided Hamerton [Huntingdonshire] (Hooge Crater Cemetery)
  • Second Lieutenant Joseph COTCHIN, 31, son of Joseph and Emma of 79 Station Road, Ridgmont (Tyne Cot Memorial, Passchendaele)
  • 33614 Private Albert CRADDOCK, ex-2020 Bedfordshire Yeomanry, born and resided Clapham  (Tyne Cot Memorial)
  • 14114 Private John DONOVAN, born Poplar [London], resided Canning Town [Essex] (Tyne Cot Memorial)
  • 3/8087 Private George GARNER, born and resided Boxmoor [Hertfordshire] (Tyne Cot Memorial)
  • 27982 Private Alfred LONGLEY, born Sutton [Surrey], resided Napsbury, Saint Albans [Hertfordshire] (Tyne Cot Memorial)
  • 31617 Private Gerald Noel LOVELL, born and resided Luton (Tyne Cot Memorial)
  • 14342 Private Cecil LYLES, 20, son of E Wilsher of New Cottages, Tewin [Hertfordshire], resided Welwyn [Hertfordshire] (Tyne Cot Memorial)
  • 15478 Private Thomas NEALE, 26, B Company, son of William Thomas and Ellen Neale of 4 Malting Cottages, Aspenden [Hertfordshire] (Tyne Cot Memorial)
  • 22271 Private George Walter ROWE, 34, born Bedford, resided Lower Hartshay [Derbyshire], son of George and Emma Rowe of 10 Back Lane, Leighton Buzzard, husband of Emily of 15 Summer Street, Leighton Buzzard (Tyne Cot Memorial)
  • 16215 Private Henry James SEWELL, 23, born Shepherd's Bush [London], resided Leighton Buzzard, son of Henry and Martha Sewell of 36 Crewys Road, Childs Hill [Middlesex] (Bedford House Cemetery)
  • 17924 Private Albert SPURR, born and resided Hemel Hempstead [Hertfordshire] (Tyne Cot Memorial)
  • 10797 Private Frederick Charles STRATTON, born Welwyn [Hertfordshire], resided Saint Albans [Hertfordshire] (Tyne Cot Memorial)
  • 203964 Private Cecil Stuart THOMSON, ex-203073 Northamptonshire Regiment, born Wootton [Northamptonshire], resided Lower Weedon [Northamptonshire] (Tyne Cot Memorial)
  • 40559 Private Leonard THWAITES, ex-20384 Norfolk Regiment, born Lexham [Norfolk], resided Hillington [Norfolk] (Tyne Cot Memorial)
  • 30902 Private Charles Henry WILKINSON, born Flamstead [Hertfordshire], resided Cheshunt [Hertfordshire] (Tyne Cot Memorial)

6th Battalion: 3rd Battle of Ypres: front line south of Menin Road and severely shelled, ordered to be prepared to advance if enemy retired, but no advance made
  • 205852 Private William HERALD ex-4613 London Regiment, born Marylebone [London] resided Saint John's Wood [London] (Hooge Crater Cemetery)
  • 40991 Private George Albert LAWRENCE, 20, ex-266043 Norfolk Regiment, born Croydon [Surrey], son of George Albert and Gertrude Lawrence of 232 Godstone Road, Whyteleafe [Surrey] (Hooge Crater Cemetery)
  • 203993 Private William PACK, ex-331122 Cambridgeshire Regiment, born Wollaston [Northamptonshire], resided Wellingborough [Northamptonshire] (Tyne Cot Memorial)

8th Battalion: in support at Cité-Saint-Pierre, very hostile selling around Battalion Headquarters in the morning
  • 16016 Private David Trad BRADSHAW, born Wormley [Hertfordshire], resided Widford [Hertfordshire] (Loos British Cemetery)

Died of Wounds

6th Battalion
  • 14567 Lance Corporal Stanley CLARKE, born Plumstead [London], resided Isleworth [Middlesex] (Bailleul Communal Cemetery Extension, Nord)

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