Wednesday, 26 April 2017

Roll of Honour - 26th April 1917

Killed in Action

6th Battalion: Battle of Arras: front line east of the Roueux-Gavrelle road
  • 14893 Private Herbert George ADDISON, 25, son of Elizabeth Addison of Saint Neots Road, Sandy (Arras Memorial)
  • 26741 Private Reginald HOMAN, born and resided Gamlingay [Cambridgeshire] (Arras Memorial)
  • 28119 Corporal Bertie Fred TURNER, 22, son of Elizabeth Turner of Church Farm, Tibenham [Norfolk] (Arras Memorial)

8th Battalion: relieved from the front line near Saint-Élie
  • 40102 Private Frank COLLIS, ex-3732 Essex Regiment, born Little Addington [Northamptonshire] resided Thrapston [Northamptonshire] (Mazingarbe Communal Cemetery Extension)

Died of Wounds

1st Battalion
  • 32950 Corporal Herbert Ernest BALL, 22, son of James William and Caroline Ball of Cross Hall Cottage, Saint Neots [Huntingdonshire] (Arras Memorial)

4th Battalion
  • 31157 Private Fred DAVENPORT MM, 31, born and resided Oldham [Lancashire], son of J W Davenport of Hollies Cottage, Werneth [Lancashire] (Aubigny Communal Cemetery Extension)
  • 40604 Private Ernest Walter SALE, 24, ex-27115 Northamptonshire Regiment, born Broughton [Northamptonshire], son of Walter and Annie E Sale of 34 Thorngate Street, Kettering [Northamptonshire] (Étaples Military Cemetery)

6th Battalion
  • 43128 Private William John EDWARDS ex-1809 Essex Regiment, son of Walter of Baldock Lane, Buntingford [Hertfordshire] (Duisans British Cemetery, Étrun)

8th Battalion
  • 23503 Private Richard William PUTMAN, born Houghton Conquest, resided Ampthill (Longuenesse (Saint-Omer) Souvenir Cemetery)


1st Battalion
  • 43064 Private Frederick SMITH, 22, ex-1180 Huntingdonshire Cyclist Battalion, born Hilton [Huntingdonshire], son of Emily Jane Smith of Papworth Saint Agnes [Cambridgeshire] (Point-du-Jour Military Cemetery, Athies)

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