Friday, 27 April 2018

Roll of Honour - 27th April 1918

Killed in Action

1st Battalion: Battles of the Lys: German attack near Merville repelled
  • 20937 Private Harry ANSELL, 21, son of Arthur and Mary A Ansell of Meppershall (Merville Communal Cemetery Extension)
  • 290398 Private Benjamin Thomas BRADFORD, born Fulham [London], resided Watford [Hertfordshire] (Merville Communal Cemetery Extension)
  • 13878 Private Edward BROOKS, 34, born Gorleston-on-Sea [Norfolk], husband of A R S Brooks of High Street, Somersham [Huntingdonshire] (Merville Communal Cemetery Extension)
  • 23127 Private Harry BROWN, born Chelsea [London], resided  Fulham [London] (Merville Communal Cemetery Extension)
  • 8837 Private Henry Walter James CLARKE, 27, ex-M/38559 Army Service Corps, born Islington [London], resided Finsbury Park [Middlesex], son of Arthur James and Annie Clarke of 48 Sparsholt Road, Crouch Hill [London] (Merville Communal Cemetery Extension)
  • Second Lieutenant Ambrose Ethelstone PEEL, 20, son of Edward Lennox and Amy Peel of 51 Mount Avenue, Ealing [Middlesex], a native of Bedford (Merville Communal Cemetery Extension)
  • 1438a Sergeant Charles Edwin SANGSTER, born Chatham [Kent], resided Knebworth [Hertfordshire], husband of I K Sangster of Shrub Terrace, Alderton [Suffolk] (Merville Communal Cemetery Extension)
  • 23409 Private Ephraim SPARKS, born  Marston Moretaine, resided Cranfield (Merville Communal Cemetery Extension)
Died of Wounds

1st Battalion
  • 41155 Private Ralph SOUTHERN, 25, ex-36922 Suffolk Regiment, born Little Hulton [Lancashire], son of Robert and Fanny Southern of Egerton [Lancashire] (Aire Communal Cemetery)
2nd Battalion
  • 270350 Private Joseph SULLY, ex 7223 Somerset Light Infantry, born Ballyshannon [Donegal], resided Southampton [Hampshire] (Vlamertinghe New Military Cemetery)
7th Battalion
  • 31381 Private William Theodore PRATT, 19, son of Charles and Alice E Pratt of Wendy [Cambridgeshire] (Longpré-les-Corps-Saints British Cemetery)

2nd Battalion
  • 48279 Private George Albert BANKS, ex-266004 Suffolk Cyclist Battalion, born and resided Seaford [Sussex] (Seaford Cemetery)

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