Sunday 12 November 2017

Roll of Honour - 12th November 1917

Killed in Action

1st Battalion: front line at Polygon Racecourse near Hooge
  • 30275 Private Harry CARTER, born Stockbridge [Hampshire], resided King's Langley [Hertfordshire] (Hooge Crater Cemetery)
  • 25494 Private Harry COOPER, 24, born London Colney [Hertfordshire], son of Fanny Cooper of 5 Baydown Cottages, Sandridge [Hertfordshire] (Hooge Crater Cemetery)
  • 23228 Private Leonard HODGKINS, 28, son of Henry and Elizabeth Hodgkins of Yelden (Tyne Cot Memorial)
  • 28207 Sergeant James SINCLAIR DCM, MM, born on the high seas off Chile, resided Wisbech [Cambridgeshire] (Hooge Crater Cemetery)

7th Battalion: Baboon Camp near Ypres, working parties carrying up Royal Engineers equipment to the front line
  • 40726 Private Charles William HIGGINSON, ex-36320 South Staffordshire Regiment,  bornWolverhampton [Staffordshire], resided Bradley [Staffordshire] (Tyne Cot Memorial)

Died of Wounds

2nd Battalion
  • 8937 Private George HILLS MM, 31, son of L Harding of Delve House, New Road, Chatteris [Cambridgeshire] (Bailleul Communal Cemetery Extension, Nord)

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