Tuesday 18 April 2017

Roll of Honour - 18th April 1917

Killed in Action

1st Battalion: Battle of Arras: drawing of defence scheme in Zouave Valley near Givenchy-en-Gohelle
  • 31478 Private Victor John CLARKE, born Bedhampton [Hampshire]. resided New Barnet [Hertfordshire] (la Chaudière Military Cemetery, Vimy)

8th Battalion: failed attack on a German strongpoint near Loos Crassier
  • 17697 Corporal Oliver Francis HARPIN, 24, son of Walter James Harpin of Silver Street, Stevington, husband of Emma Sutton (ex-Harpin) of Silver Street, Stevington (Loos Memorial)
  • 33486 Lance Corporal William Victor HICKSON, born Battersea [London], resided Kentish Town [London] (Loos Memorial)
  • 40156 Private William HOWE ex-28272 Essex Regiment, born and resided Lowestoft [Suffolk] (Loos Memorial)
  • 22657 Private John SEARLE, born Saint Neots [Huntingdonshire], resided Eaton Ford (Loos Memorial)
  • 33511 Lance Corporal Joseph SIMCOE, 25, son of George William Simcoe of Roxton, resided Roxton; husband of Edith Rosina Bruce (ex-Simcoe) of Meagre Cottage, Hail Weston [Huntingdonshire] (Loos Memorial)
  • 33856 Private William STANFORD, born King's Lynn [Norfolk], resided Luton (Loos Memorial)
  • 33109 Private Philip Christian WRIGHT ex-8837 Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment), born Clapton [London], resided Clapton Park [Middlesex] (Loos Memorial)

Died of Wounds

8th Battalion
  • 33789 Private Herbert Reginald Bruce COLE, 23, son of Edith Butcher Cole of 23 Felixstowe Road, Willesden [Middlesex], resided Ampthill (Philosophe British Cemetery, Mazingarbe)

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