Monday 20 November 2017

Roll of Honour - 20th November 1917

Killed in Action

5th Battalion
  • Second Lieutenant Hugh Frederick Raleigh AMESBURY, 27, attached 8th Battalion, D Company, son of Major Frederick Cholmondeley Dering Amesbury, Indian Army, and Henrietta Ferris Amesbury; husband of Emma Mary of London; born Gujranwala [India], served with 1st Division, Canadian Expeditionary Force and 2nd Battle of Ypres and on the Somme, wounded at Thiepval, July 1916 (Ribecourt British Cemetery)
  • Second Lieutenant Henry Noel Francis FORGE, 19, attached 8th Battalion, son of Rev John Francis and Anna Louisa Forge of Walmley Vicarage [Warwickshire] (Villers-Plouich Communal Cemetery)

8th Battalion: Battle of Cambrai: successful attack at Highland Ridge near Villers-Plouich
  • 16816 Private Frederick BOURNE, 21, born Deptford [London], son of James and Mary Bourne of 50 Godolphin Road, Shepherd's Bush [London] (Ribecourt British Cemetery)
  • 22792 Private Jack BUCKLE, 21, son of Rebecca Buckle of Chalton (Mogerhanger) (Ribecourt British Cemetery)
  • 40239 Private Sidney Walter DANN, ex-5512 Norfolk Regiment, son of Alfred Dann of 113 Bull Close Road, Norwich [Norfolk], and late Maria Dann (Ribecourt British Cemetery)
  • 40253 Private Sidney FOSTER, 23, ex-5346 Norfolk Regiment, born Norwich [Norfolk], son of M A Matthews of Millers Square, Attleborough [Norfolk] (Ribecourt British Cemetery)
  • 203058 Private Francis Charles FREESTONE, born and resided Wansford [Peterborough] (Villers-Plouich Communal Cemetery)
  • 33801 Private William GROOM, 20, son of Avis Groom of 16 Bower Lane, Eaton Bray (Ribecourt British Cemetery)
  • 19684 Private Alfred James HAMPTON, born Clerkenwell [London], resided Camden Town [London] (Ribecourt British Cemetery)
  • 40495 Private Leonard Augustus MAYNARD, ex-2505 Middlesex Regiment, born Dalston [London], resided Kilburn [London] (Ribecourt British Cemetery)
  • 22599 Private Henry Ernest MORTIMER, 21, son of Henry and Ethel Mortimer of 104 Spring Road, Kempston (Villers-Plouich Communal Cemetery)
  • 33285 Private Leonard PELLETT, 35, ex-19566 Suffolk Regiment, son of Albert and Elizabeth Pellett of Petworth [Sussex], resided Petworth, husband of Rose B M of Rumbold’s Hill, Midhurst [Sussex] (Ribecourt British Cemetery)
  • 25387 Private William James SCOTT, 23, born Leavesden [Hertfordshire], son of Flora Mary Scott of 59 Brighton Road, Watford [Hertfordshire] and late William Scott (Ribecourt British Cemetery)
  • 19673 Lance Corporal William Charles SIMS, born Islington [London], resided Kentish Town [London] (Villers-Plouich Communal Cemetery)
  • 20953 Private George Leslie WOODING, born Bedford, resided Luton (Ribecourt British Cemetery)

Died of Wounds

7th Battalion
  • 40803 Private Thomas WATSON, 29, ex-34353 Leicestershire Regiment, son of Henry and Mary Watson of Bradford [Yorkshire] (Abbeville Communal Cemetery Extension)

8th Battalion
  • 33181 Sergeant George Stephen BABBINGTON, 27, son of Harry and Harriet Babbington of Stagsden (Rocquigny-Equancourt Road British Cemetery, Manancourt)
  • 32935 Private George Henry BAILEY, born Kettering [Northamptonshire], resided Sharnbrook (Cambrai Memorial, Louverval)

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