Saturday, 12 May 2018

Roll of Honour - 12th May 1918

Killed in Action

1st Battalion: front line near Steenbecque
  • 29074 Private Ernest Edward GRIEF, 30, D Company, born Hindolvestone [Norfolk], son of Robert and Emily Grief of Honingham [Norfolk], resided Honingham, husband of Elizabeth Ann of Pitt Farm, Ringland [Norfolk] (Tannay British Cemetery, Thiennes)
  • 203956 Private Harry SENIOR, 20, son of John and Elizabeth Senior of 18 Stanmore Road, Watford [Hertfordshire] (Merville Communal Cemetery Extension)
  • 17747 Private Edgar SWANNELL, 24, born Felmersham, son of Robert and Charity Swannell of Hill Farm Cottages, Willington (Merville Communal Cemetery Extension)
4th Battalion: front line at Aveluy Wood
  • 33198 Lance Corporal John BANWELL, 24, son of Arthur and Caroline Banwell of 23 Tudor Road, Prittlewell [Essex] (Mesnil Communal Cemetery Extension)
6th Battalion: front line near Rettermoy Farm, shelling
  • 27588 Private Isaac SHELTON, 37, son of William and Louisa Shelton of Offord D’Arcy [Huntingdonshire] (Bienvillers Military Cemetery)
Died of Wounds

1st Battalion
  • 291381 Private Alfred Harold BOOTH, born and resided Croydon [Surrey] (Aire Communal Cemetery)
2nd Battalion
  • 9524 Private George Thomas RANSOME, 27, son of Mary Ann Ransome of 9 Church Walk, Bury Saint Edmunds [Suffolk] and late Edward Ransome (Boulogne Eastern Cemetery)
7th Battalion
  • 49220 Private George Alfred BYE, 19, born Willesden [Middlesex], son of Alfred and Edith Bye of Harlesden [Middlesex] (Pernois British Cemetery, Halloy-les-Pernois)

1st/5th Battalion
  • 200315 Private Frederick Archer MARSHALL, born and resided Luton (Kantara War Memorial Cemetery)

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