Saturday, 14 April 2018

Roll of Honour - 14th April 1918

Killed in Action

1st Battalion: battles of the Lys 1918: divisional line near Lambres
  • 15567 Private William SPICER, 22, step-son of George Scripps of  Great Hormead [Hertfordshire] (Haverskerque British Cemetery)
4th Battalion: front line south of Mesnil Martinsart
  • 49133 Private William Augustus FELIX, 19, born Ilford [Essex], resided Twickenham [Middlesex], son of William A and Edith Felix of 68 Hunbolt Road, Fulham Cross [London] (Pozieres Memorial)
  • 49183 Private George MARTIN, 19, son of Alfred and Annie Martin of 107 Upper Lewes Road, Brighton [Sussex] (Aveluy Wood Cemetery (Lancashire Dump) Mesnil-Martinsart)
  • 205884 Private William MARTIN, 17, ex-201032 Essex Regiment, son of Samuel and Annie Martin of  2 Grove, Barking [Essex] (Martinsart British Cemetery)
  • 49196 Lance Corporal Edward RICHARDSON, 19, son of Annie Richardson of 8 West Mount Terrace, Priory Hill, Dover [Kent] and late Francis Fox Richardson (Pozieres Memorial)
  • 39605 Private Herbert WILKINSON, 35, ex-M/2/232033 Army Service Corps, born and resided Shaw [Lancashire], husband of Clara of 4 Church View, Norden [Lancashire] (Pozieres Memorial)
  • 41936 Private James John WILLIS, ex-47728 Royal Garrison Artillery, son of Thomas John and Elizabeth Willis of Clyst-Saint-Mary [Devon], husband of Martha M of 9 Boston Avenue, Toronto [British Columbia], born and resided Exeter [Devon] (Aveluy Wood Cemetery (Lancashire Dump) Mesnil-Martinsart)
1st/5th Battalion: killed by shellfire near Mejdel Yaba
  • 21475 Private Charles Valentine COWLER, 28, born Collier’s Row [Essex], resided Buckhurst Hill [Essex], son of Lewis Cowler of High Cross [Hertfordshire], husband of Jessie of Trust Houses, Chipping Ongar [Essex] (Ramleh War Cemetery)
Died of Wounds

4th Battalion
  • 41909 Private Frederick Joseph CLARKE, 19, ex-256460 Leicestershire Yeomanry, son of Frederick Joseph and Elizabeth Clarke of 14 Belle Vue Terrace, Basford [Staffordshire] (Étaples Military Cemetery)
  • 51167 Private William Ewart COE, born and resided Cambridge (Doullens Communal Cemetery Extension No. 1)
  • 43711 Private Joseph COLLIER, 46, ex-24362 South Wales Borderers, born Newport [Monmothshire], resided Llangibby [Monmouthshire], son of Joseph and Catherine Collier (Étaples Military Cemetery)
  • 21904 Private Thomas Charles LESTER, 19, born Pimlico [London], resided South Lambeth [London], son of Frederick W and Julia Anne Lester of 29 Cavendish Grove, Wandsworth [London] (Étaples Military Cemetery)

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