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February 1918

Bedfordshire Regiment Roll of Honour

1st February 1918  


5th Battalion 

  • 271129 Private Albert MARSH, 19, ex-8089 London Regiment, son of Mrs L Marsh of 30 Saint Ann’s Road, Luton (Luton Church Burial Ground)

Bedfordshire Yeomanry 

  • 30858 Private Horace Karl LEANEY, 30, son of Thomas and Eliza Leaney of 4 Chapel Street, Hemel Hempstead [Hertfordshire], husband of Mary Ann of 25 Tudor Road, Luton (Biscot (Holy Trinity) Churchyard)  

4th February 1918  

Died of Wounds 

1st/5th Battalion 

  • 271510 Private Loftus DAY, 19, son of Henry Goodwin and Caroline Day of 4 Newbury Terrace, Saint Osyth Road, Clacton-on-Sea [Essex] (Kantara War Memorial Cemetery) 

7th February 1918 

Killed in Action  

1st Battalion: support trenches Rotunda Bidasio 

  • 15568 Private Bertie Seymore WARWICK, 26, born Bedford, resided Saint Albans [Hertfordshire], son of Frederick and Lizzie Warwick of Mill Cottages, Lower Luton Road, Harpenden [Hertfordshire] (Giavera British Cemetery, Arcade) 

9th February 1918  


13th (Transport Worker) Battalion 

  • 34511 Private Jonothan DAVIES, 32, husband of Ann of 1 Bittern Road, Liverpool [Lancashire] (Liverpool (Ford) Roman Catholic Cemetery) 

11th February 1918 

Killed in Action  

7th Battalion: Salency, hostile bombing raid 

  • 21518 Private Joseph ATTREE, born and resided Rochester [Kent] (Noyon New British Cemetery) 

  • 25654 Private Percy COOK, born Waltham Abbey [Essex], resided Loughton [Essex] (Noyon New British Cemetery) 

  • 14853 Private James GAYLOR, 33, born and resided Little Berkhamstead [Hertfordshire], son of E Gaylor of Howe Green, Hertford and late G Gaylor (Noyon New British Cemetery) 

  • 17292 Private Dennis GREENHILL, 30, C Company, son of George and Sarah Greenhill of King’s Lane, Elmdon [Essex] (Noyon New British Cemetery) 

  • 40269 Private Grank Joseph HERRINGTON, ex-5362 Norfolk Regiment, resided Thetford [Norfolk] (Noyon New British Cemetery) 

  • 41590 Private Ralph JOHNSON, born Somerton [Suffolk], resided Martham [Norfolk] (Noyon New British Cemetery) 

  • 29998 Private George Henry MORRIS, born Blofield [Norfolk], resided North Walsham [Norfolk] (Noyon New British Cemetery) 

  • 203282 Private John William SLACK, born Stanground [Huntingdonshire], resided Farcet [Huntingdonshire] (Noyon New British Cemetery) 

  • 290833 Private George STINSON, 38, son of Edward and Kate Stinson of Battersea [London], husband of Florence of 77a Penwith Road, Earlsfield [London] (Noyon New British Cemetery)  

Died of Wounds  

7th Battalion 

  • 23701 Private Ernest Charles DAY, 24, son of Henry Day of 1 Marriott’s Yard, Ramsey [Huntingdonshire] (Noyon New British Cemetery) 

  • Second Lieutenant Arthur PRATT, 21, son of Joseph Robert and Sophia Lydia Pratt (Noyon British Cemetery) 

12th February 1918 

Died of Wounds   

7th Battalion 

  • 203051 Private Albert Henry WAKERELL, 24, son of G H W Wakerell of 2 Riverside Hertford (Noyon New British Cemetery) 

13th February 1918 

Died of Wounds  

7th Battalion  

  • 17518 Private Cornelius William YOUNG, 25, son of Walter Cornelius Young of Cranfield, husband of Marjorie of Cranfield (Noyon New British Cemetery) 

17th February 1918 

Killed in Action  

8th Battalion 

  • Second Lieutenant Ernest Charles WEBB, 25, attached 4th Battalion, son of Charles and Caroline Webb, born in London (Rocquigny-Equancourt Road British Cemetery, Manancourt) 

20th February 1918 

Killed in Action  

4th Battalion: relieved from the counter-attack area near Ribecourt-la-Tour 

  • 22741 Lance Corporal Frederick ROOM, born Dunstable, resided Hemel Hempstead [Hertfordshire] (Thiepval Memorial)  


1st Garrison Battalion 

  • 24853 Private Richard Ernest MOORE, 26, ex-20966 Middlesex Regiment, born Saint Albans [Hertfordshire], son of late James Richard and Mary Moore of 14 Babington Road, Hendon [Middlesex] (Delhi War Cemetery) 

21st February 1918 


3rd Garrison Battalion 

  • 35076 Private William Justice JONES, 35, ex-80215 Royal Field Artillery, born Whittle-le-Woods [Lancashire], husband of Elizabeth of 22 Black Stone Road, Chorley [Lancashire] (Jhansi Cantonment Cemetery) 

22nd February 1918 

Died of Wounds 

4th Battalion 

  • 15683 Private William BRADBURY, 22, born Lidlington, resided Chiswick [Middlesex], brother of T L Bradbury of 51 Eastbury Grove, Chiswick (Roquigny-Equancourt Road British Cemetery, Manancourt) 

25th February 1918 


Unknown Battalion 

  • TR9/8073 Private Charlie GOOSEMAN, 21, attached 27th Training Reserve Battalion, son of G W Gooseman of Coffle End, Sharnbrook (Sharnbrook (Saint Peter) Churchyard) 

28th February 1918 

Killed in Action 

6th Battalion: Menin Road trenches 

  • 17164 Private James Wilfred MYERS, born Woodford [Northamptonshire], resided Tilbrook [Huntingdonshire] (Hooge Crater Cemetery) 

Died of Wounds  

6th Battalion 

  • 12427 Private Horace Arthur CLARK(E), 28,son of James and Emma Clark(e) of 46 Saint Saviour’s Crescent, Luton (Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery)