Tuesday 7 February 2017

Roll of Honour - 7th February 1917

Killed in Action

4th Battalion: front line near Beaumont-Hamel
  • 23210 Lance Corporal Henry Godfrey Walter ANTHONY, 20, born Harrow Weald [Middlesex], son of M A E Anthony of 129 School Lane, Bushey [Hertfordshire] (Ancre British Cemetery, Beaumont-Hamel)
  • 40208 Private Frederick Charles BAKER, ex-28230 Essex Regiment, born West Thorpe [Suffolk], resided Stowmarket [Suffolk] (Ancre British Cemetery, Beaumont-Hamel)
  • 23320 Private Noah DESBOROUGH, 20, son of Ernest E Desborough of High Street, Guilden Morden [Cambridgeshire] (special memorial in Ancre British Cemetery, Beaumont-Hamel)
  • 25562 Lance Corporal Frank EARL, 24, son of Daniel and Hannah Earl of Bath Place, Clifton (Ancre British Cemetery, Beaumont-Hamel)
  • 40191 Private Albert Edward ELMS, ex-28182 Essex Regiment, born Tydd Saint Giles [Cambridgeshire], resided King's Lynn [Norfolk] (Ancre British Cemetery, Beaumont-Hamel)
  • 23226 Private Hector Percival GAMMONS, son of Mrs E A Ball of Buckworth [Huntingdonshire], resided Woolley [Huntingdonshire] (special memorial in Ancre British Cemetery, Beaumont-Hamel)
  • 23058 Private George Raymond HUBBARD, born and resided Buckworth [Huntingdonshire] (Thiepval Memorial)
  • 29461 Lance Corporal Harold JACKSON, 30, born Horncastle [Lincolnshire], resided Ilford [Essex], son of William Charles Jackson of Ivy House, Ruskington [Lincolnshire], husband of Annie M of 3 Vale View, Honiton [Devon] (Thiepval Memorial)
  • 31342 Private James JOHNSON, 27, son of James and Ada Johnson of Bedford, resided Goldington (Ancre British Cemetery, Beaumont-Hamel)
  • 33708 Acting Sergeant John JOWERS, ex-21334 Suffolk Regiment, born and resided Ipswich [Suffolk] (Ancre British Cemetery, Beaumont-Hamel)
  • 25110 Drummer John Holroyd WADSWORTH, 26, born Barkisland [Yorkshire], resided Blackpool [Lancashire], son of Walter and Eliza Wadsworth of 3 West Street, Todmorden [Yorkshire] (special memorial in Ancre British Cemetery, Beaumont-Hamel)

8th Battalion: working parties for front line system near Loos
  • 40283 Private Wallace George Leicester YOUNG, 26, ex-5209 Norfolk Regiment, son of Charles Valentine and Elizabeth Young of Market Place, Swaffham [Norfolk] (Vermelles British Cemetery)

Died of Wounds

1st Battalion
  • 32928 Private Arthur Sinclair ARCHER, 30, A Company, ex-8297 Royal West Surrey Regiment, son of Alfred and Christina Archer of 22 Woodbury Road, Walthamstow [Essex] (Merville Communal Cemetery Extension)

4th Battalion
  • 30347 Private Bertie William John SHRIMPTON, 35, son of Walter and Emma Shrimpton of Watford [Hertfordshire], resided Watford, husband of E Shrimpton of 350 Third Street, Trafford Park, Manchester [Lancashire] (Varennes Military Cemetery)


1st/5th Battalion

  • 201349 Private Horace Edward RUDDERHAM, 24, born Feltwell [Norfolk], resided Little Downham [Cambridgeshire], son of Henry and Edith Rudderham, husband of Florence Minnie of Pymoor Lane, Pymoor [Cambridgeshire] (Kantara War Memorial Cemetery)

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