Sunday 3 December 2017

Roll of Honour - 3rd December 1917

Killed in Action

1st/5th Battalion: front line at el Yehudiyeh and Kefr Ana
  • 200401 Acting Lance Sergeant John BOON, 27, son of Samuel and Emma Boon of 17 Church Walk, Kempston, resided Bedford  (Ramleh War Cemetery)
  • 36442 Private Gilbert Tom TANNER, 31, ex-8593 Cambridgeshire Regiment, son of John and Mary Tanner of Bristol, resided Shirehampton [Bristol], husband of Beatrice Emily of 32 Cook Street, Avonmouth [Bristol] (Ramleh War Cemetery)

8th Battalion: Battle of Cambrai: Railway Bridge, Hindenburg Support Line and Talmas Lock, assisting other units to repulse German counter-attacks
  • 25227 Private Herbert BOULTWOOD, 22, son of Eliza Boultwood of 50 Middle Row, Bishop’s Stortford [Hertfordshire] (Cambrai Memorial, Louverval)
  • 41264 Private Arthur George Percy JOYCE, 33, ex-39540 Northamptonshire Regiment, son of George and Elizabeth Joyce of 49 Newton Street, Olney [Buckinghamshire] husband of Mary Ellen of 51 Glassbrook Road, Rushden [Northamptonshire] (Cambrai Memorial, Louverval)
  • 33646 Private Dudley KENSINGTON, 33, ex-2380 Bedfordshire Yeomanry, born Wootton-under-Edge [Gloucestershire], resided Bedford, brother of Amy Wiggall of Cromarty House, College Road, Cheltenham [Gloucestershire] (Cambrai Memorial, Louverval)
  • 16790 Sergeant George PRESSLAND or PRESLAND, born and resided Ware [Hertfordshire] (Ribecourt British Cemetery)

Died of Wounds

1st/5th Battalion
  • 46087 Private Rudolf HAUER or HAVER, born Bohemia, resided Westminster [London] (Gaza War Cemetery)

8th Battalion
  • 21291 Private Frank Bruce SUMMERS, ex-39589 Northamptonshire Regiment, born Stockwell [London], resided Clapham [London] (Fins New British Cemetery, Sorel-le-Grand)

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