Thursday, 29 March 2018

Roll of Honour - 29th March 1918


Killed in Action

2nd Battalion: First Battles of the Somme 1918– in billets at Rouvel
  • 48178 Private Arthur ATHERTON, 31, ex-6931 Army Pay Corps, son of Thomas Henry and Ellen Atherton of 2 Woodlands Avenue, Ribbleton[Lancashire], husband of Gladys Maud Whiteside (ex-Atherton) (Pozieres Memorial)
  • 268269 Private Edward George GOVER, 19, A Company, ex-1895 Essex Regiment, son of Arthur George and Katherine Gover of 100 Chesterford Road, Manor Park [Essex] (Roupy Road German Cemetery Memorial in Savy British Cemetery)
  • 17854 Private Charles MITCHELL, 40, born Diddington [Huntingdonshire], resided Kilburn [London], son of Mary Ann Mitchell of Broughton [Huntingdonshire] and late George Mitchell (Pozieres Memorial)
1st/5th Battalion: at Kurnet el Haramiyeh, sniping and shelling
  • 36864 Private Ernest Lawrence MILES, 20, ex-3/31276 East Surrey Regiment, born Corby [Northamptonshire], son of Ernest Edward and Ada Kate  Miles of 17 Kingsley Avenue, Kettering [Northamptonshire] (Ramleh War Cemetery)
  • 21502 Private Charles John SIMPSON, born and resided Offton [Suffolk] (Jerusalem Memorial)
  • 48787 Private Albert Edward SMITH, 19, born Custom House [Essex], son of Albert E and Ada A Smith of 96 First Avenue, Plaistow [Essex] (Ramleh War Cemetery)
Bedfordshire Yeomanry
  • 30128 Corporal Albert Charles CROWSLEY born and resided Kempston (Pozieres Memorial)
  • Lieutenant Walter Owen EDIS, 25, son of Harry and Laura Edis of 42 Connaught Road, Margate [Kent] (Pozieres Memorial)
  • 30250 Private Harry Elliott MEADOWS, 32, son of late Harvey and Sarah Meadows of Rushden [Northamptonshire] (Pozieres Memorial)
Died of Wounds

2nd Battalion
  • 30365 Private Thomas CARRUTHERS, born Luton, resided Streatley (Terlincthun British Cemetery, Wimille)
4th Battalion
  • 41817 Private John Alfred DEAR, born Bermondsey [London], resided Croydon [Surrey] (Arras Memorial)
  • 29445 Private Leonard Frederick KEMPSTER, 20, born Berkhamsted [Hertfordshire], resided Hemel Hempstead [Hertfordshire], son of William T and Elizabeth Kempster of 55 Craven Park Road, Harlesden [Middlesex] (Étaples Military Cemetery)
  • 41923 Private Richard SINKER, 20, ex-256360 Leicestershire Regiment, born Goldenhill [Staffordshire], resided Tunstall [Staffordshire] (Gezaincourt Communal Cemetery Extension)
1st/5th Battalion
  • 14997 Private Frank CAMP, 24, son of Benjamin Camp of Hunsdon [Hertfordshire] (Ramleh War Cemetery)

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