Sunday 8 April 2018

Roll of Honour - 8th April 1918

Killed in Action

1st/5th Battalion: shelled at Mejdel Yaba
  • 203455 Private Sidney Charles CLEAVER, 23, ex-522420 Royal Engineers, Son of John and Emma Cleaver of the Rising Sun, Harlington (Ramleh War Cemetery)
  • 21902 Private John WALKER or WAKER, 20, son of Elizabeth Wa(l)ker of 2 Culham Buildings, Calvert Avenue, Shoreditch [London], resided Bethnal Green [London] (Ramleh War Cemetery)
6th Battalion: front line near Rossignol Wood
  • 41067 Private Herbert Alfred ARMES, 19, born Hemingford Grey [Huntingdonshire], son of Herbert and Rosetta Armes of 2 Oxford Road, Saint Ives [Huntingdonshire] (Gommecourt British Cemetery No. 2, Hebuterne)
  • Temporary Second Lieutenant George Alfred BINNS, 22, son of Nugent and Alice Binns of 2 Park Villas, Park Road, Radlett [Hertfordshire] (Gommecourt British Cemetery No. 2, Hebuterne)
  • 270830 Private Ernest COOPER, ex-11815 Royal Berkshire Regiment, born Sevenoaks [Kent], resided Sandhurst [Berkshire] (Gommecourt British Cemetery No. 2, Hebuterne)
  • 39559 Private George FORWARD, ex-M/206368 Army Service Corps, born Stoke Newington [London], resided Tottenham [Middlesex] (Gommecourt British Cemetery No. 2, Hebuterne)
  • 41513 Private Herbert Charles FULLER, 19, born Flamstead [Hertfordshire], son of Albert and Emma Fuller of Cheshunt [Hertfordshire] (Gommecourt British Cemetery No. 2, Hebuterne)
  • 12120 Corporal Frederick HIGGS, born and resided Hockliffe (Gommecourt British Cemetery No. 2, Hebuterne)
  • 41029 Private John LOMAX, 32, ex-55181 Royal Engineers, son of Wright Lomax of 4 Saint Andrew’s Street, Radcliffe [Lancashire] (Gommecourt British Cemetery No. 2, Hebuterne)
  • 39576 Private Sam Dulson LORD, 35,  ex-M/2/266550 Army Service Corps, husband of Ethel M of 109 Greenbank Road, Rochdale [Lancashire] (Gommecourt British Cemetery No. 2, Hebuterne)
  • 41895 Private Thomas Charles Tointon TURNER, 19, son of Charles and Ann Turner of 15 Sewardstone Street, Waltham Abbey [Essex] (Pozieres Memorial)
Died of Wounds

4th Battalion
  • 269632 Private Richard LANE, resided Oldham [Lancashire] (Saint Pol British Cemetery, Saint-Pol-sur-Ternoise)
  • 9716 Acting Regimental Sergeant Major Albert Claude WOOTTEN, 26, born and resided Great Barford (Gezaincourt Communal Cemetery Extension)
6th Battalion
  • 22447 Corporal Frederick CHANCE, husband of A E Chance of 36 New Street, Luton (Bienvillers Military Cemetery)

2nd Garrison Battalion
  • 205743 Private John EDMISTON, 38, ex-280659 Hampshire Regiment, born Alvestoke [Hampshire], son of William and Eliza Mary Edmiston of Gosport [Hampshire] (Karachi 1914-1918 War Memorial, buried Hyderabad Cemetery, Sind)

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