Saturday 24 March 2018

Roll of Honour - 24th March 1918

Killed in Action

2nd Battalion: First Battles of the Somme 1918– withdrawal through Esmery-Hallon to Buverchy Bridge
  • 29668 Private William James BASS, born Biscot, resided Luton (Pozieres Memorial)
  • 21754 Private Ernest CAVALLO, 19, born Marylebone [London], son of Paul and Mary Cavallo of 23 Churchill Road, Willesden Green [Middlesex] (Pozieres Memorial)
  • 9278 Private John ECCLES, 32, born Clawthorpe [Westmoreland], resided Steeple Morden [Cambridgeshire], son of late John and Elizabeth Eccles (Pozieres Memorial)
  • 18625 Private Herbert Sidney HUMPHRIES, born Papworth Everard [Cambridgeshire], resided Tempsford (Pozieres Memorial)
  • 43382 Private Charles ROGERS, 24, ex-16289 Northamptonshire Regiment, born  Holmer [Herefordshire], resided Hereford, son of Charles and Sarah Rose Rogers of School House, Gentleshaw [Staffordshire] (Pozieres Memorial)
  • 201515 Private Frederick RUFFETT, born Northall [Buckinghamshire], resided Eaton Bray (Pozieres Memorial)
4th Battalion: First Battles of the Somme 1918– rearguard falling back through Barastre, Beaulencourt and Bazentin-le-Petit to Courcelette
  • 41669 Private Henry AVERY, 18, son of Henry and Emily Avery of 10 Garden Place, High Street, Wandsworth [London] (Arras Memorial)
  • 33240 Private Roy Reginald GOMER, 21, son of R and J E Gomer of 24 Albert Road, Colchester [Essex] (Arras Memorial)
  • 19272 Acting Sergeant Harry GURNEY, 37, son of Elizabeth Gurney of Tingrith (Arras Memorial)
  • 26538 Private George Joseph HARRISON, born Belgrave [Leicestershire], resided Rushden [Northamptonshire] (Adanac Military Cemetery, Miraumont)
  • 30484 Private Albert Townshend HART, 38, son of late George and Mary Hart, resided 46 Tonning Street, Lowestoft [Suffolk] (Arras Memorial)
  • 41248 Private Charles MADGWICK, 25, ex-37879 Suffolk Regiment, son of C Madgwick of 10 Crescent Road, Worthing [Sussex] (Arras Memorial)
  • Captain Noel Charles Frederick NIXON, attached 4th Battalion (Arras Memorial)
  • 45890 Private James SHARMAN, 19, ex-13243 Dorset Regiment, born Ilford [Essex], son of I W and A Sharman of 35 Bridge Street, Barking [Essex] (Arras Memorial)
  • 204052 Lance Corporal William WICKENS, 27, ex-240927 East Surrey Regiment, son of A S Wickens, husband of Eleanor Louise of The Cottage, Stonehurst, Five Ashes [Sussex], resided Kingston-on-Thames [Surrey] (Arras Memorial)
7th Battalion: First Battles of the Somme 1918– at Caillouël
  • 10660 Private Frederick James COLES, 32, son of Harriet Coles of 20 London Road, Hertford Heath and late F J Coles (Pozieres Memorial)
Died of Wounds

2nd Battalion
  • 41426 Private Charles Edward HOWARD, 19, son of G Howard of 54 Bull Close Road, Norwich [Norfolk] (Roye New British Cemetery)

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