Friday 22 December 2017

Roll of Honour - 22nd December 1917

Killed in Action

4th Battalion: relieved in front line near Villers-Plouich
  • 40627 Private Charles Cecil COOPER MM, 21, ex-45189 Suffolk Regiment, son of James and A Cooper of Asylum Road, Stotfold (Thiepval Memorial)

1st/5th Battalion: successful assault at bayonet point on Yafa Hill near Mulebbis
  • 201122 Private William Arthur BEESLEY MM, born Bushey [Hertfordshire], son of Edward and Lydia Hannah Beesley of 79 Princes Avenue, Watford [Hertfordshire] (Ramleh War Cemetery)
  • 37096 Acting Corporal Jack LAWRENCE MM, born and resided Lewisham [London] (Ramleh War Cemetery)
  • 21480 Private Frank PAMMENT, 20, son of C and F Pamment of The Common, Great Holland [Essex] (Ramleh War Cemetery)
  • 203149 Lance Corporal Albert SAUNDERS, born and resided Battersea [London] (Ramleh War Cemetery)

8th Battalion: front line near Bullecourt, raid by Germans
  • 29249 Private Henry MITCHELL, 35, son of John and Alice Mitchell of Burnham Deepdale [Norfolk] (Mory Abbey Military Cemetery, Mory)

Died of Wounds

7th Battalion
  • 43336 Acting Lance Corporal Francis Walter RIGBY, ex-18878 Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire Regiment), born and resided Derby (Dozinghem Military Cemetery)

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