Friday 6 April 2018

Roll of Honour - 6th April 1918

Killed in Action

4th Battalion: German attack on Mesnil Martinsart halted with a counter-attack
  • 41839 Private Samuel Stanley BARKER, 19, born Littlebury [Essex], son of Alfred and Sarah Barker of Chestnut Avenue, Audley End [Essex] (Pozieres Memorial)
  • 41838 Private Sidney LAKE, 19, born Newton [Cambridgeshire], son of James and Emma Lake of Hickman’s Farm, Leverington [Cambridgeshire] (Pozieres Memorial)
  • 204280 Private Leonard Harry MAJOR, born and resided Northampton (Pozieres Memorial)
  • Second Lieutenant R B RUDDOCK, ex-5th Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers (Pozieres Memorial)
  • 49094 Private Frank WEST, 19, C Company, born Biscot, son of George and Annie West of 11 Guildford Street, Luton (Ville-sur-Ancre Communal Cemetery Extension)
6th Battalion: front line trenches near Rossignol Wood
  • 30775 Private Herbert BUXTON, born Stowmarket [Suffolk], resided Onehouse [Suffolk] (Gommecourt British Cemetery No. 2, Hebuterne)
  • 28091 Private Joseph Charles DABBS, born and resided King’s Lynn [Norfolk] (Gommecourt British Cemetery No. 2, Hebuterne)
  • 15706 Private William ELLIS, born Welwyn [Hertfordshire], resided Burnham Green [Hertfordshire] (Gommecourt British Cemetery No. 2, Hebuterne)
  • 10575 Sergeant Walter FOSTER, born and resided Saint Albans [Hertfordshire] (Gommecourt British Cemetery No. 2, Hebuterne)
  • 13629 Private Albert FRENCH, 21, son of Maria French of 4 Biggin Lane, Hitchin [Hertfordshire] and late Arthur George French (Pozieres Memorial)
  • 32122 Private Frederick Arthur GRAY, 26, born Broom, resided Upper Caldecote (Gommecourt British Cemetery No. 2, Hebuterne)
  • 20583 Lance Corporal Frederick HOWARD, born and resided Little Wymondley [Hertfordshire] (Gommecourt British Cemetery No. 2, Hebuterne)
  • 41864 Private Joseph Percy HUNWICK, born and resided Colchester [Essex] (Gommecourt British Cemetery No. 2, Hebuterne)
  • 15095 Private John KIRBY, 22, born Marylebone [London], resided Paddington [London], son of James Edward and Alice Caroline Kirby of 65 Church Road, Hendon [Middlesex] (Gommecourt British Cemetery No. 2, Hebuterne)
  • 17591 Private Joseph LANCASTER, born Saint George’s-in-the-East [London], resided Wapping [London] (Gommecourt British Cemetery No. 2, Hebuterne)
  • 39575 Private Walter LIPSCOMBE, ex-DM/231680 Army Service Corps, born and resided Paddock Wood [Kent] (Gommecourt British Cemetery No. 2, Hebuterne)
  • 40610 Private Fred MELLER, 19, son of Tom and Grace Meller of Sheffield [Yorkshire] (Gommecourt British Cemetery No. 2, Hebuterne)
Died of Wounds

4th Battalion
  • 41848 Private Albert Edmund BACON, 18, son of Daniel and Emma Bacon of 3 Middle Square, Saffron Walden [Essex] (Saint Hilaire Cemetery Extension, Frevent)
6th Battalion
  • 43231 Lance Corporal Thomas BREEZE, 29, ex-2039 Essex Regiment, resided Hoxton [London], husband of F Breeze of 2 Wenlock Street, Shepherdess Walk [City of London] (Saint Hilaire Cemetery Extension, Frevent)
  • 41852 Private Ernest George Edward BUTCHER, 19, born Little Easton [Essex], resided Great Easton [Essex], son of F Butcher of Duton Hill, Dunmow [Essex] (Saint Amand British Cemetery)
7th Battalion
  • 19796 Corporal Bertie PARLES MSM, 24, son of Harry and Emily Parles of Saint Albans [Hertfordshire] (Abbeville Communal Cemetery Extension)

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