Wednesday, 28 March 2018

Roll of Honour - 28th March 1918


Killed in Action

2nd Battalion: First Battles of the Somme 1918– withdrawal to Rouvel following successful German attack
  • 41424 Private Frederick BARNES, born and resided Wymondham [Norfolk] (Pozieres Memorial)
  • 40229 Private Edward George CRAFT, 31, ex-5235 Norfolk Regiment, born Aldershot [Hampshire], resided Walsoken [Norfolk], son of Edward Craft of Bedford, husband of Elizabeth of Upton [Huntingdonshire] (Chapelle British Cemetery, Holnon)
  • 26572 Private Walter George DILLINGHAM, born Luton, resided Bedford (Pozieres Memorial)
  • 200159 Corporal Frank GARDINER, 22, born Harleston [Norfolk], resided Middleton Saint George [Durham], son of James and Laura Gardiner of Wickham Hall, Bishop’s Stortford [Hertfordshire], husband of Mabel of 20 Holmwood Grove, Harrowgate Hill, Darlington [Durham] (Pozieres Memorial)
  • 33412 Corporal Frank GOLDSMITH, 22, ex-41316 Northamptonshire Regiment, born Paddington [London], son of James and Elizabeth Goldsmith of 33 Kember Road, Kensal Green [London] (Pozieres Memorial)
  • 18199 Private William John GREEN, born  Bow Brickhill [Buckinghamshire], resided Cranfield (Pozieres Memorial)
  • 9268 Private William GURDLER, born and resided Rickmansworth [Hertfordshire] (Pozieres Memorial)
  • 20310 Private Frank Haddow PALMER, born Hatfield [Hertfordshire], resided Flitwick (Bouchoir New British Cemetery)
  • 20077 Private Aubrey Lemuel WEBB, born Great Gransden [Huntingdonshire], resided Bedford (Pozieres Memorial)
  • 4/6865 Private William Joseph WING, B Company, born Melbourn [Cambridgeshire] resided Kneesworth [Cambridgeshire] (Bouchoir New British Cemetery)
  • 7020 Private Frank WOODING, 34, born Bedford, husband of Kate of 34 Gladstone Street, Peterborough (Pozieres Memorial)
4th Battalion: First Battles of the Somme 1918– relieved from railway line west of Albert
  • 204533 Lance Corporal Charles WOOD, 23, ex-269735 Essex Regiment, born and resided Panfield [Essex], son of Richard and Eliza Wood, husband of late Maud Lydia (Arras Memorial)
1st/5th Battalion: enemy snipers active at Kurnet el Haramiyeh
  • 200402 Lance Corporal Stanley BOON, 22, son of Samuel Boon of 192 Bedford Road, Kempston (Jerusalem Memorial)
7th Battalion: First Battles of the Somme 1918– at Saint-Aubin
  • 240193 Private John Alfred RANDALL, 19, ex-5103 Middlesex Regiment, son of J H and E Randall of 2 Castle Terrace, Colney Hatch Lane, Muswell Hill [Middlesex] (Pozieres Memorial)
Died of Wounds

7th Battalion
  • 29272 Private Thomas MITCHELL, 38, born King’s Lynn [Norfolk] resided Snettisham [Norfolk], brother of Ellen M Pooley of 1 Kingsley Cottage, Snettisham (Saint Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen

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