Thursday 26 April 2018

Roll of Honour - 26th April 1918

Killed in Action

1st Battalion: Battles of the Lys: front line near Merville
  • 10677 Private Samuel James BIGG, 30, born Edwardstone [Suffolk], son of Annie Maria Bigg of Eastwick [Hertfordshire] (Merville Communal Cemetery Extension)
  • 13622 Private Percy DOGGETT, 24, son of Daniel and Sarah Doggett of Flaunden [Hertfordshire] (Merville Communal Cemetery Extension)
2nd Battalion: Battles of the Lys: German attack on the canal south of Ypres with capture of The Bluff from the Battalion
  • 19278 Private Herbert George CLEMENTS, 33, son of late Noah and Sarah Ann Clements of Damask Green, Weston [Hertfordshire], husband of Florence May of Damask Green, Weston (Tyne Cot Memorial)
  • 28038 Private James Robert HOTSON, 21, born Huntingdon, son of John and Charlotte Hotson of Low Road, Little Stukeley [Huntingdonshire] (Tyne Cot Memorial)
4th Battalion: march from Talmas to Toutencourt
  • 41916 Private John LANCASTER, 19, ex-256257 Leicestershire Regiment, son of William and Milly Lancaster of 292 Spon Lane, West Bromwich [Staffordshire] (Pozieres Memorial)
Died of Wounds

7th Battalion
  • 40170 Private Jack Stanley CLARKE, 28, ex-21244 Essex Regiment, son of Henry and Mary Clarke of Colchester [Essex], husband of E E Clarke of 62 South Street, Colchester (Crouy British Cemetery, Crouy-sur-Somme)
  • 29756 Private George HARRADINE, 34, C Company, son of Eliza Harradine of Ashwell Station [Hertfordshire] and late William Harradine (Crouy British Cemetery, Crouy-sur-Somme)
  • 19104 Private Henry SLADE, 27, son of Samuel and Emily Slade of Hampton [Middlesex] (Crouy British Cemetery, Crouy-sur-Somme)

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