Friday, 23 March 2018

Roll of Honour - 23rd March 1918

Killed in Action

2nd Battalion: First Battle of the Somme 1918: some details became casualties in the defence of Ham
  • 43578 Private Frank Percy GEORGE, born and resided Northampton (Savy British Cemetery)
  • 19064 Acting Sergeant John GOODSON, born Gorleston-on-Sea [Norfolk], husband of Mabel of 20 Reginald Street, Luton (Pozieres Memorial)
  • 13437 Acting Lance Corporal Victor HOWES, 25, son of John Robert and Annie Marie Howes of 28 Temple Close, Orchard Lane, Huntingdon (Pozieres Memorial)
  • 20476 Private Leonard James SAWFORD, born Riseley, resided Sharnbrook (Pozieres Memorial)
  • 32179 Private John William WARD, born Nassington [Northamptonshire], resided Harefield [Middlesex] (Pozieres Memorial)
4th Battalion: First Battles of the Somme 1918: second line defence at Havrincourt Wood
  • 31242 Private John DESBOROUGH, born Tyttenhanger Green [Hertfordshire], resided London Colney [Hertfordshire] (Arras Memorial)
  • 40548 Private Percy Charles HUCKLE, born and resided Wrestlingworth, husband of Gertrude Annie of Sparrick Lane, Westbury Leigh [Wiltshire] (Arras Memorial)
  • 19334 Private Robert ROGERS, born Furneaux Pelham [Hertfordshire], resided Braughing [Hertfordshire] (Arras Memorial)  
  • 41643 Private Thomas SEARL, 19, son of Thomas James and Emily Searl of 17 Cemetery Road, Hemel Hempstead [Hertfordshire] (Arras Memorial)
6th Battalion: in support near Ypres
  • 41516 Private Edward Jesse BATES, 19, son of Jesse and Louisa of Queen Victoria, Wrestlingworth (Tyne Cot Memorial)
  • 46974 Sergeant Albert Bertie FLOREY, born South Lopham [Norfolk], resided Stansted [Essex] (Tyne Cot Memorial)
  • 28459 Private Bertie Augustus SECKER, born and resided Reepham [Norfolk] (Tyne Cot Memorial)
7th Battalion: First Battles of the Somme 1918– Germans take Faillouël, heavy fighting at Rouez Camp
  • 33776 Sergeant William BUCKINGHAM, 28, son of Charles and Annie Buckingham of 29 Buxton Road, Luton (Pozieres Memorial)
  • 14852 Lance Corporal John William BULL, born and resided Camberwell [Surrey] (Pozieres Memorial)
  • 30911 Private Tom CHARLISH, 26, son of Joseph and Clara Elizabeth Charlish of Saint Quinton Cottages, Saxlingham [Norfolk], resided Bishop’s Stortford [Hertfordshire] (Pozieres Memorial)
  • 29985 Private John ETHERIDGE, 32, born Strumpshaw [Norfolk], husband of Margaret of 55 Lingwood [Norfolk] (Pozieres Memorial)
  • 29215 Private Edward FUTTER, born and resided Burnham Thorpe [Norfolk] (Pozieres Memorial)
  • 40736 Private Frederick JACKSON born and resided Boston [Lincolnshire] (Pozieres Memorial)
  • 41555 Private Clarence Allen KENDALL, 19, born Daventry [Northamptonshire], son of Daniel and Elizabeth Kendall of 5 Burford Road, Brentford [Middlesex] (Pozieres Memorial)
  • 200570 Private Herbert Charles KENDALL, 34, son of George Thomas Clarke Kendall and Martha Annie Kendall of Kettering [Northamptonshire], husband of Ellen Elizabeth of Leighton Buzzard (Pozieres Memorial)
  • 41363 Private Sidney KING, born and resided Ruislip [Middlesex] (Pozieres Memorial)
  • 41366 Private George MANNING, born Vauxhall [London], resided Twickenham [Middlesex] (Pozieres Memorial)
  • 13722 Sergeant John Henry MORRIS, born Paddington [London], resided Fulham [London] (Pozieres Memorial)
  • 43321 Corporal William MORTIMER, 33, son of William and Clara Mortimer of Bury [Lancashire], husband of Mary of 20 Palace Street, Bury (Chauny Communal Cemetery Extension)
  • 43330 Private Joseph PETHERS, ex-18586 Royal Fusiliers, born and resided Acton [London] (Pozieres Memorial)
  • 20360 Private Thomas RICHARDS, 23, son of W Richards of 5 Tower Court, Bedford (Pozieres Memorial)
  • 15138 Corporal Arthur SEABROOK, 21, B Company, son of Charles and Clara Seabrook of 128 Cravells Road, Harpenden [Hertfordshire] (Pozieres Memorial)
  • 40775 Private Cecil SMITH, 20, son of W Smith of Auburn Road, Blaby [Leicestershire] (Pozieres Memorial)
  • 33842 Corporal Oscar George WALE, 23, son of Alma and Eliza Wale of The Avenue, Sandy, (Pozieres Memorial)
Died of Wounds

2nd Battalion
  • 7819 Lance Sergeant John Mason McKilloy STEWART, 27, born Glasgow, son of Robert Russell Stewart and Annie Baxter (ex-Stewart) of 36 Dents Road, Bedford (Roye New British Cemetery)
7th Battalion
  • 25366 Lance Corporal Leonard HANDSCOMB, 23, born Kempston, son of George and Ellen Handscomb of 11 Prebend Street, Bedford (Noyon New British Cemetery)

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