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November 1916

Bedfordshire Regiment Roll of Honour

2nd November 1916 

Killed in Action  

4th Battalion: Battle of the Somme: front line near Beaumont-Hamel 

  • 22042 Sergeant Frederick RAY, resided Colney Heath [Hertfordshire] (Knightsbridge Cemetery, Mesnil-Martinsart) 

3rd November 1916  

Died of Wounds  

1st/5th Battalion 

  • 4008 Private Herbert James POPE, 24, son of John Pope of High Street, Wootton (Suez War Memorial Cemetery) 

8th Battalion 

  • 16147 Sergeant Harry CURL, 32, born Shenley [Hertfordshire], resided Saint Albans [Hertfordshire], husband of Nellie of 35 Dalton Street, Saint Albans (Étaples Military Cemetery) 

  • 19523 Private Sidney WOODS, born Ridgmont (Saint-Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen) 

4th November 1916  

Died of Wounds 

1st Battalion 

  • 40051 Private Ernest GODBOLD, 26, ex-28789 Suffolk Regiment, son of Samuel and Hannah Godbold of Rendham [Suffolk] (Merville Communal Cemetery Extension)  

2nd Battalion 

  • 3/7179 Private Percy BUCKINGHAM, 22, son of Annie Buckingham of 136 North Street, Luton (Warlincourt Halte British Cemetery, Saulty) 

6th November 1916  

Killed in Action  

7th Battalion: Battle of the Somme: relieved from Regina Trench near le Sars to reserve at Tara Hill near la Boisselle 

  • 43287 Private Charles Joseph John EATENTON, ex-13871 Middlesex Regiment, born and resided Plaistow [Essex] (Thiepval Memorial)  

7th November 1916 

Died of Wounds  

8th Battalion 

  • 22903 Private Philip William EVANS, 25, son of William George and Annie Elizabeth Evans of High Street, Cranfield (Étaples Military Cemetery) 

8th November 1916 


6th Battalion 

  • 3/7769 Private Ernest BLANSHARD,  son of E E W and M B Blanshard of Mount Pleasant, Aspley Guise, resided Bedford (Aspley Guise (Saint Botolph) Churchyard Extension) 

10th November 1916  

Killed in Action 

2nd Battalion: Battle of the Somme: front line trenches near Berles-au-Bois 

  • 4/6840 Private Alfred John LOVEGROVE, 22, son of William James Lovegrove of 10 Windmill Lane, Cheshunt [Hertfordshire] (Euston Road Cemetery, Colincamps) 

11th November 1916 


13th Battalion 

  • 356620 Private Charles Frederick NEWMAN, 23, attached Eastern Command Labour Centre, Labour Corps (Tottenham Cemetery)Page Break12th November 1916 

Died of Wounds  

1st Battalion 

  • 28461 Private Alfred George EVANS, born Portobello, Pulloxhill, resided Pulloxhill (Pulloxhill (Saint James') Churchyard, under the war memorial 

7th Battalion 

  • 43298 Private George GARNER, ex-3/9035 Suffolk Regiment, born and resided Little Downham [Cambridgeshire] (Contay British Cemetery) 

13th November 1916 

Killed in Action  

2nd Battalion: Battle of the Somme: front line trenches at Berles-au-Bois 

  • Temporary Lieutenant Richard Harvey BOYS, 27, attached 4th Battalion, son of Dr A H and Ada Mary Boys of 95 Saint Peter's Street, Saint Albans [Hertfordshire] (Knightsbridge Cemetery, Mesnil-Martinsart) 

3rd Battalion 

  • Second Lieutenant Sydney Herbert AGATE, attached 4th Battalion, 22, son of Walter Golds and P Agate of The Oaklands, Headcorn [Kent] (Knightsbridge Cemetery, Mesnil-Martinsart) 

4th Battalion: Battle of the Somme: successful attack at Beaucourt near Beaumont-Hamel 

  • 22887 Private William John ANDERSON, born and resided Weston [Hertfordshire] (Thiepval Memorial)  

  • Captain Francis George Coningsby ASHMEAD-BARTLETT (Knightsbridge Cemetery, Mesnil-Martinsart) 

  • 26026 Private Sydney BAINES, 23, son of Albert Baines of Burge End, Pirton [Hertfordshire], husband of Ethel Lily Elms (ex-Baines) of The Grange, Shillington (Ancre British Cemetery, Beaumont-Hamel) 

  • 40182 Private Bertram Dawson BERRIS, 24, ex-28736 Essex Regiment, born Mill Fields, Sunderland [Durham], resided Ilford [Essex], son of Walter Wynard Berris, husband of Florence Rachel of 52 Dover Road, Wanstead [Essex] (Thiepval Memorial)  

  • Lieutenant John BRODIE, 21, son of John Brodie of 28 Carlton Place , Aberdeen [Aberdeenshire] (Knightsbridge Cemetery, Mesnil-Martinsart) 

  • 19596 Private Herbert Thomas BROOKER, born and resided Wrestlingworth (Ancre British Cemetery, Beaumont-Hamel) 

  • 28738 Private Elijah BROWN, born Keysoe, resided Saint Neots [Huntingdonshire] (Thiepval Memorial)  

  • 23712 Private James William BROWN, born Sandy, resided Northill (Thiepval Memorial)  

  • 26216 Private George BRYANT, 27, son of Benjamin Bryant of Victoria Cottage, Ashwell [Hertfordshire] (Thiepval Memorial)  

  • 40210 Private Frank BUSH, ex-28775 Essex Regiment, born Broxted [Essex], resided Thaxted [Essex] (Thiepval Memorial)  

  • 20433 Private Charles Thomas CLACK, born and resided Warboys [Huntingdonshire] (Ancre British Cemetery, Beaumont-Hamel) 

  • 23393 Private Ernest CLARK, born Stevenage [Hertfordshire], resided Hitchin [Hertfordshire] (Ancre British Cemetery, Beaumont-Hamel) 

  • 23066 Private Percy Thomas CLARK, born and resided Flamstead [Hertfordshire] (Ancre British Cemetery, Beaumont-Hamel) 

  • 15710 Sergeant Herbert COLE, born Islington [London], resided Chalk Farm [London] (Thiepval Memorial)  

  • 30146 Private David James COOK, 26, born and resided Merton [Surrey], son of Frederick Cook, husband of H M Finch (ex-Cook) of 48a Pincott Road, Merton (Ancre British Cemetery, Beaumont-Hamel) 

  • 19399 Sergeant George William COOTE, born and resided Royston [Hertfordshire] (Thiepval Memorial)  

  • 25244 Private William CROOK, born and resided West Hyde [Hertfordshire], brother of H J Crook of 13 Royal Exchange, West Hyde (Thiepval Memorial)  

  • 10298 Private George DENHAM, 31, born Woolwich [London], resided Brentford [Middlesex] son of Thomas and Victoria Denham (Thiepval Memorial)  

  • 23246 Private Henry Thomas DIGGINS, 19, born Clophill, son of Charles and Mary Ann of Hall End, Maulden (Thiepval Memorial)  

  • 25346 Private William George DOE, born and resided Bishop’s Stortford [Hertfordshire] (Thiepval Memorial)  

  • 23182 Private John DYSON, born Bolton [Lancashire], resided Luton (Thiepval Memorial)  

  • 23123 Private William Henry FOOTE, 24, son of Sarah Foster of 12 Whitbread Avenue, Bedford (Thiepval Memorial)  

  • 25406 Corporal Percy Joseph FOX born Plaistow [Essex], son of Isaac and Annie Fox of Little Hadham [Hertfordshire] (Ancre British Cemetery, Beaumont-Hamel) 

  • Lieutenant Bartle Laurie Stuart FRERE, 20, son of Laurie and Maud Mary Newton Frere of Twyford House, Bishop's Stortford [Hertfordshire], educated at Eton, mentioned in despatches (Knightsbridge Cemetery, Mesnil-Martinsart) 

  • 22900 Private Richard FULLER, 20, son of Hermon and Rose Fuller of  62 Russell Street, Bedford (Thiepval Memorial)  

  • 22819 Private George William GELL, born and resided Riseley (Ancre British Cemetery, Beaumont-Hamel) 

  • 23272 Private Albert GEORGE, born and resided Kempston (Thiepval Memorial)  

  • 27584 Private Frederick James GIDDENS, 35, born New England [Peterborough], resided Great Raveley [Huntingdonshire], son of John and Hannah Giddens of Peterborough (Ancre British Cemetery, Beaumont-Hamel) 

  • 26379 Lance Corporal John William GILBY, ex-26379 Essex Regiment, born Stratford [Essex], resided Leytonstone [Essex] (Thiepval Memorial)  

  • 23782 Private William GREEN, born Wilton [Norfolk], resided Bassingbourn [Cambridgeshire] (Thiepval Memorial)  

  • 18621 Private Frederick John GREGORY, resided New Mill, Tring [Hertfordshire] (Thiepval Memorial)  

  • 23372 Acting Corporal Charles GUDGIN, 19, son of John and Alice Gudgin of Clophill (Ancre British Cemetery, Beaumont-Hamel) 

  • 25214 Lance Corporal Hubert George HALL, 20, born Small Heath [Warwickshire], resided Waltham Cross [Hertfordshire], son of George and Lucy H Hall of Beechlands, Abbey Road, Bush Hill Park, Enfield [Middlesex] (Thiepval Memorial)  

  • 4/7001 Sergeant Herbert HAMMOND, 29, born and resided Ware [Hertfordshire], son of Herbert Samuel Hammond, husband of Sarah of 8B Dolphin Yard, Maidenhead Street, Hertford (Thiepval Memorial)  

  • 20768 Private Charles HARDWICK, 24,son of Thomas and Emma of 83 Gladstone Street, Bedford, enlisted May 1915 (Ancre British Cemetery, Beaumont-Hamel) 

  • 25127 Private Frederick George HARRIS, 19, D Company, son of Ann Harris of Church Cottages, Campton (Thiepval Memorial)  

  • 23465 Private Albert HARVEY, 28, son of John and Eliza Harvey of 6 Occupation Road, Wormley [Hertfordshire] (Thiepval Memorial)  

  • 23614 Private George Arthur HAYNES, 20, born Ravensden, son of Reuben and Rebecca Haynes of Bury Farm Cottage, Wootton (Thiepval Memorial)  

  • 19421 Private Arthur HELLIWELL, born and resided Luddenden Foot [Yorkshire] (special memorial in Y Ravine Cemetery, Beaumont-Hamel) 

  • 23268 Lance Corporal Arthur HILL, 20, only son of William and Florence Hill of Clipstone Cottage, Barton-le-Clay (Thiepval Memorial)  

  • Second Lieutenant Thomas Hooton HILL, 33, son of Sam Flower and Eliza Emily Hill of Northampton (Knightsbridge Cemetery, Mesnil-Martinsart) 

  • 23301 Private Herbert HOLLIMAN, born Chesham [Buckinghamshire], resided Chipperfield [Hertfordshire] (Serre Road Cemetery No. 1) 

  • 20671 Private Stanley HUTCHIN, born and resided Albury [Hertfordshire] (Thiepval Memorial)  

  • 18505 Private Charles IZZARD, 35, born and resided Hitchin [Hertfordshire], husband of Lizzie Izzard 13 Cromwell Green, Letchworth [Hertfordshire] (Thiepval Memorial)  

  • 22957 Lance Corporal Sidney Brydon IZZARD, son of A Izzard of Hall End, Maulden (Ancre British Cemetery, Beaumont-Hamel) 

  • 23310 Private Fred KILBY, 27, son of Letitia Kilby of 4R Winsdon Road, Luton (Thiepval Memorial)  

  • 23617 Private John William KINGSTON, born Eye [Peterborough], resided Kempston (Thiepval Memorial)  

  • 23295 Private William George KITSON, 29, born Hoddesdon [Hertfordshire], resided Berkhamsted [Hertfordshire], son of John Henry and Emma Kitson (Thiepval Memorial)  

  • 23753 Private Arthur Ernest KNIGHT, born Northampton, resided Souldrop (special memorial in Y Ravine Cemetery, Beaumont-Hamel) 

  • 23111 Lance Corporal William Henry MARSTON, born and resided Old Warden (Thiepval Memorial)  

  • 23730 Private Percy Sidney MARTIN, born and resided Luton (Ancre British Cemetery, Beaumont-Hamel) 

  • 18354 Sergeant Henry William MILLER, 26 born, Littlestone-on-Sea [Kent], resided Little Munden [Hertfordshire], son of Henry John and Ada T Miller of 12 Central Avenue, Southend-on-Sea [Essex] (Ancre British Cemetery, Beaumont-Hamel) 

  • 23518 Private Reginald MOSS, born and resided Stevenage [Hertfordshire] (Ancre British Cemetery, Beaumont-Hamel) 

  • 23581 Private Melburne MUSKETT, born and resided Olney [Buckinghamshire] (Thiepval Memorial)  

  • 22863 Private William Frederick NEWBURY, born and resided Woburn (Ancre British Cemetery, Beaumont-Hamel) 

  • 29721 Private Percival A J NORMAN, born Lowestoft [Suffolk], resided Ipswich [Suffolk] (Thiepval Memorial)  

  • 22856 Private John Stewart OAKLEY, born and resided Saint Albans [Hertfordshire] (Serre Road Cemetery No. 1) 

  • 4/6926 Private Horace Leslie PIKE, born and resided Arlesey (Thiepval Memorial)  

  • 40119 Private George Harry PUDDEPHATT, 19, born Bedford, resided Luton (son of Henry and Ann Puddephatt of Summer Street, Slip End (Thiepval Memorial)  

  • 4/6980 Private Frank Harold ROBINSON, born Radett [Hertfordshire], resided Saint Albans [Hertfordshire] (Thiepval Memorial)  

  • 26325 Private Harry ROWLETT, born and resided Biggleswade (Thiepval Memorial)  

  • 3/7955 Sergeant Benjamin Charles ROWSE, 34, born Bedminster [Bristol]. son of Benjamin and Jane Rowse of 12 Saint Paul's Street, Bristol (Thiepval Memorial)  

  • 25248 Private Ernest SAUNDERS, born Flamstead [Hertfordshire], resided Cheshunt [Hertfordshire] (Ancre British Cemetery, Beaumont-Hamel) 

  • 23595 Private George SAVAGE, 19, son of Mary Ann Bittle (ex-Savage) of West End Cranfield and the late Joseph Savage (Thiepval Memorial)  

  • 22976 Private Arthur Joseph SEARS, born Wellingborough [Northamptonshire], resided Irchester [Northamptonshire] (Serre Road Cemetery No. 1) 

  • 23436 Private William SHEARMAN, 23, son of Charles and Eliza Ann Shearman of Biggleswade Road, Potton (Thiepval Memorial)  

  • 30166 Private Henry SPARROW, born and resided Ewell [Surrey] (special memorial in Y Ravine Cemetery, Beaumont-Hamel) 

  • 40205 Private John Alexander TAYLOR, ex-30337 Essex Regiment, born and resided Mildenhall [Suffolk] (Ancre British Cemetery, Beaumont-Hamel)  

  • Temporary Lieutenant William Arthur TURNBULL, 23, son of W and A D Turnbull of Prior Manor, Corbridge-on-Tyne [Northumberland] (Knightsbridge Cemetery, Mesnil-Martinsart) 

  • 18593 Private George Richard WARD, 19, son of C Ward of King's Bridge, Tewin [Hertfordshire] (Ancre British Cemetery, Beaumont-Hamel) 

  • 23621 Private Walter John WATSON, son of Mary Ann Watson of 100 Liverpool Road, Watford [Hertfordshire] (Thiepval Memorial)  

  • 13367 Acting Lance Sergeant John Frank WATT, born and resided Croydon [Surrey] (Thiepval Memorial)  

  • 23189 Private Herbert Charles WEBB, 23, born Clophill, son of Henry and Sarah Webb of Beadlow (Thiepval Memorial)  

  • 23458 Private Walter James WELCH, born and resided Kimpton [Hertfordshire] (Ancre British Cemetery, Beaumont-Hamel) 

  • 22168 Private William WILKIN, born Godmanchester [Huntingdonshire], resided Leagrave (Ancre British Cemetery, Beaumont-Hamel) 

  • 13396 Sergeant John Charles WILSON, 34, born Bermondsey [London], resided Peckham [London] son of John Wilson (Thiepval Memorial)  

  • 40201 Private Edward Wilfred WRIGHT, ex-28787 Essex Regiment, born Orsett [Essex], resided Southend-on-Sea [Essex] (Ancre British Cemetery, Beaumont-Hamel) 

  • 23543 Private Ernest William WRIGHT, 20, born Royston [Hertfordshire], resided Hitchin [Hertfordshire] son of Florence E Edwards of Bell Terrace, Therfield [Hertfordshire] (Ancre British Cemetery, Beaumont-Hamel) 

10th Battalion 

  • Temporary Second Lieutenant Harold Baldwin HUDSON, 23, attached 4th Battalion, son of William M and A E Hudson of 36 Friends Road, Croydon [Surrey], Fellow of the Royal Entomological Society (Knightsbridge Cemetery, Mesnil-Martinsart) 


5th Battalion 

  • 2774 Sergeant Jim DICKMAN, born Leagrave, resided Luton (Luton Church Burial Ground, Crawley Green Road) 

14th November 1916 

Killed in Action  

7th Battalion: Battle of the Somme: front line at Regina Trench near le Sars 

  • 29771 Private Herbert Rolfe HALLS, born and resided Albury [Hertfordshire] (Regina Trench Cemetery, Grandcourt) 

Died of Wounds  

4th Battalion 

  • 188561 Private Walter BOYCE, resided East Barnet [Hertfordshire] (Mesnil Communal Cemetery Extension) 

  • 23496 Private John RADFORD, 19, son of Harry and Julia Radford of 9 Windsor Street, Luton (Puchevillers British Cemetery) 

7th Battalion 

  • 43309 Private Robert Marshall JOHNSON, 23, C Company, ex-8147 East Kent Regiment, son of Gilmore and Elizabeth Johnson of 50 Caradoc Street, East Greenwich [London], born Greenwich [London] (Albert Communal Cemetery Extension) 

15th November 1916 

Killed in Action  

6th Battalion: Battle of the Somme: attack on Munich Trench near Mailly-Maillet 

  • Temporary Second Lieutenant John James Wahab GRIFFIN, 22, son of Robert Anderson and Alice Griffin of Saint Catherine's Park, Rathfarnham [Dublin] (Frankfurt Trench British Cemetery, Beaumont-Hamel) 

  • Temporary Second Lieutenant Cecil Cooper LE MESSURIER, 32, son of Alfred Noel and Louisa Arabella le Messurier, husband of Winifred Lucy of 16 Hungerford Road, Holloway [London] (New Munich Trench British Cemetery, Beaumont-Hamel) 

7th Battalion: front line at Regina Trench near le Sars 

  • 16524 Private Nathan CAIN, born and resided Kempston (Thiepval Memorial)  

  • 29761 Private Bertie REDDING, born Peterborough, resided Old Fletton [Huntingdonshire] (Thiepval Memorial)   

9th Battalion 

  • Second Lieutenant George Edward MCEWAN, attached 6th Battalion (Thiepval Memorial)   

Died of Wounds  

4th Battalion 

  • 25126 Private Sidney RISELEY, born and resided Carlton (Varennes Military Cemetery) 

7th Battalion 

  • 29798 Private Samuel Samson PARKER, 31, born Bethnal Green [London], son of Tom Parker of 8 Great Butts Street, Bedford, husband of Mary Louisa of 50 Sandhurst Road, Bedford (Thiepval Memorial)  

16th November 1916 

Killed in Action  

6th Battalion: Battle of the Somme: attacked Munich trench near Mailly-Maillet 

  • 28445 Private Alfred James ADCOCK, 35, son of James and Emma Adcock of Chapel Street, Shipdham [Norfolk] (Redan Ridge No.1 Cemetery, Beaumont-Hamel) 

  • 20006 Private Stanley ANGELL, 23, born Welwyn [Hertfordshire], son of Stanley Angell of The Meadows, Breachwood Green [Hertfordshire] (Thiepval Memorial)  

  • 43168 Private Albert Henry BEADLE, ex-1678 Essex Regiment, resided Walworth [London] (Frankfurt Trench British Cemetery, Beaumont-Hamel) 

  • 22580 Private Frederick Charles BUNDY, 33, resided Boreham Wood [Hertfordshire], son of William Bundy, husband of Mary of 46 Malden Road, Boreham Wood (Waggon Road Cemetery, Beaumont-Hamel) 

  • 19973 Private Ernest CANNON, 26, son of Charles and Edith Cannon of 86 Whinbush Road, Hitchin [Hertfordshire] (Thiepval Memorial)  

  • 13885 Private Joseph CLIFTON, 31, born and resided Battersea [London], husband of Annie Florence Millo (ex-Clifton) of 42 Gilbey Road, Tooting [London] (Thiepval Memorial)  

  • 28449 Private Horace Bertie EMMERSON, born and resided Wolferton [Norfolk] (Thiepval Memorial)  

  • 12487 Private John William FENWICK, born Camberwell [London], resided Barnes [Surrey] (Thiepval Memorial)  

  • 43232 Private James FOGG, ex-2047 Essex Regiment, born and resided Leek [Staffordshire] (Thiepval Memorial)  

  • Second Lieutenant Arthur JESSON, 28, son of Charles Jesson of Gumley [Leicestershire] (Thiepval Memorial)  

  • 18298 Corporal George KNIGHT, born Windsor [Berkshire], resided Stevenage [Hertfordshire] (Serre Road Cemetery No. 1) 

  • 19708 Private Ralph MABBOTT, born Clifton, resided Shefford (Waggon Road Cemetery, Beaumont-Hamel) 

  • 7394 Private Arthur Thomas MILES, 33, born Buntingford [Hertfordshire], son of Walter and Rachel Miles of Newsells, Royston [Hertfordshire] (Frankfurt Trench British Cemetery, Beaumont-Hamel) 

  • 28105 Private John Thomas MORTIMER, born and resided Marlingford [Norfolk] (Waggon Road Cemetery, Beaumont-Hamel) 

  • 28200 Private Percival John NOBBS, 28, born Hoveton Saint Peter’s [Norfolk], resided Tasburgh [Norfolk], son of John and Emily Nobbs of Erpingham [Norfolk] (Waggon Road Cemetery, Beaumont-Hamel) 

  • 13739 Private Herbert James PINK, born Plumstead [London], resided Greenwich [London], son of Frederick Pink of 61 Christ Church Street, East Greenwich [London], husband of Lily of 15 Evelyn Street, Deptford [London] (Thiepval Memorial)  

  • 18303 Private George PLUM, born and resided Willian [Hertfordshire] (Thiepval Memorial)  

  • 19000 Private George Aldred POULSON, 25,son of Thomas and Frances Poulson of Harwich Road, Ardleigh [Essex] (Frankfurt Trench British Cemetery, Beaumont-Hamel) 

  • 12938 Private Frederick RUSSELL, 22, son of W Russell of Gustard Wood, Wheathampstead [Hertfordshire] (Serre Road Cemetery No. 2) 

  • 14868 Private Harry TURNER, 35, born Babbacombe [Devon], resided Bristol, son of Henry and Elizabeth Rose Turner of Avoca, 5 South Ford Road, Dartmouth [Devon] (Waggon Road Cemetery, Beaumont-Hamel) 

  • 12227 Private Joseph WALLER, 26, son of Eliza Waller of 8 New England Street, Saint Albans [Hertfordshire] (Thiepval Memorial)  

  • 10623 Acting Sergeant Harry WHITE, 24, son of Thomas White of Almshouses, Stratford-upon-Avon [Warwickshire] (Thiepval Memorial)  

  • 14733 Private George WILDER, 22, son of Susan Wilder of of 29 High Street, Markyate [Hertfordshire] (Thiepval Memorial)  

  • 25249 Private John Henry WILLIAMS, born and resided Watford [Hertfordshire] (Thiepval Memorial)   

7th Battalion: Battle of the Somme: improving communication trenches near Ovillers 

  • 28991 Lance Corporal Robert DUNGAY, born Denver [Norfolk], resided Royston [Hertfordshire] (Regina Trench Cemetery, Grandcourt) 

  • 40535 Private Amos HICKMORE, 40, ex-29019 Essex Regiment, born Eastbourne [Sussex], resided Ramsgate [Kent], husband of D. Mildred of 12 Hollicondane Road, Ramsgate (Regina Trench Cemetery, Grandcourt) 

  • 14161 Lance Corporal Frank HOBBS, born and resided Croxley [Hertfordshire], son of Thomas and Martha Hobbs (Thiepval Memorial)  

  • 29084 Private Frederick Charles OSBORNE, 39, ex-29084 Essex Regiment, born Wortwell [Norfolk], resided Starston [Norfolk], husband of Annie Eliza of Dairy Cottages, Starston (Thiepval Memorial)  

  • 27848 Private William Charles PITTS, 24, son of Charles and Eliza Pitts of Great Barford (Regina Trench Cemetery, Grandcourt) 

  • 40508 Private Herbert William THOMPSON, ex-29085 Essex Regiment, born and resided Swaffham [Norfolk] (Thiepval Memorial)  

  • 15760 Private Arthur TURVEY, born and resided Houghton Conquest (Regina Trench Cemetery, Grandcourt) 

  • 40532 Private Walter WARD, 38, ex-29102 Essex Regiment, son of William Ward of Brewery Yard, White Hart Lane, Swaffham [Norfolk], husband of Harriet of 2 Albert Terrace, Swaffham (Thiepval Memorial)   

Died of Wounds  

4th Battalion 

  • 22378 Private John Abraham PEACHEY, 35, born Marylebone [London], resided Rickmansworth [Hertfordshire], husband of H M Peachey of 26 Elfrida Road, Watford [Hertfordshire] (Wimereux Communal Cemetery) 

6th Battalion 

  • 18688 Private Albert Stanley HOLLOWAY, born Chorley Wood [Hertfordshire], resided Chenies Bottom [Buckinghamshire] (Serre Road Cemetery No. 1) 

17th November 1916 

Died of Wounds  

4th Battalion 

  • 27607 Lance Corporal Arthur Charles BOWLER, 20, ex-8835 Royal Flying Corps, born Elstow, resided Mansfield [Nottinghamshire], son of Christopher Ernest and Emily Bowler (Contay British Cemetery) 

  • 23309 Private William COLEMAN, 36, son of William Levi and Caroline Coleman of Woburn (Puchevillers British Cemetery) 

7th Battalion 

  • 28084 Private Herbert Eric BERRY, born and resided South Heigham [Norfolk] (Contay British Cemetery)  


1st Battalion 

  • 8687 Private Charles PALLETT, 27, son of Hammond and Fanny Pallett of Essendon [Hertfordshire], died as a prisoner-of-war (Niederzwehren Cemetery, Hessen) 

18th November 1916  

Died of Wounds  

6th Battalion 

  • 28201 Private John William POTTER, 33, son of Frederick and Jane Potter of Thornham [Norfolk], husband of Maud M of High House, Docking [Norfolk] (Étaples Military Cemetery) 

19th November 1916 

Died of Wounds  

4th Battalion 

  • 25522 Corporal Frank Samuel TWYDELL, 22, son of George and Mary Ann Twydell of Shillington (Contay British Cemetery) 

6th Battalion 

  • 25369 Lance Corporal Bert GOSS, 21, born Northill, son of John and Elizabeth of Lower Caldecote (Boulogne Easten Cemetery) 


5th Battalion 

  • 3776 Private William James LAMBERT resided Kempston (Kempston Cemetery) 

20th November 1916 

Died of Wounds  

6th Battalion 

  • 29058 Lance Corporal Leonard CARTER, born Wretton [Norfolk], resided Stoke Ferry [Norfolk] (Warloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Extension) 

21st November 1916  

Died of Wounds  

4th Battalion 

  • 23500 Private Joseph WARD, 24, bornToddington, resided Luton, brother of Alice Gore of 86 Park Road West, Luton (Étaples Military Cemetery)  

  • Second Lieutenant Roger Leslie Stuart WILKINSON, 18, son of Richard and Margaret Wilkinson of 237 Knightsbridge [London], native of Wraysbury [Buckinghamshire] (Étaples Military Cemetery) 


Bedfordshire Yeomanry 

  • 815 Private Reuben Henry CHERRY, 25, C Squadron, son of Titus Cherry of Houghton Conquest Forge (Boulogne Eastern Cemetery) 

22nd November 1916 

Killed in Action  

6th Battalion 

  • 43191 Private Percy KNIGHT, 19, ex-1069 Essex Regiment, son of R Knight of Percival Cottage, High Street,  Ingatestone [Essex] (Thiepval Memorial)  

  • 28420 Private Ernest James POULTON, 30, born and resided Barnet [Hertfordshire], husband of Rose Lewsey (ex-Poulton) of Danesboro, Hadley Road, New Barnet [Hertfordshire] (Thiepval Memorial)  

23rd November 1916  

Died of Wounds  

4th Battalion 

  • 23305 Private William Richard LEWIS, 31, son of Thomas Lewis of Hitchin [Hertfordshire], resided Weston [Hertfordshire], husband of N E Lewis of Maiden Street, Weston [Hertfordshire] (Saint-Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen) 

6th Battalion 

  • 18556 Private Amos John JEEVES, 23, son of Susan Jeeves of Dunton (Puchevillers British Cemetery) 

24th November 1916 

Killed in Action  

2nd Battalion: front line at Berles-au-Bois 

  • 26560 Private Horace Frank LAKE, born Wiggington [Hertfordshire], resided Watford [Hertfordshire] (Berles-au-Bois Churchyard Extension) 

Died of Wounds  

4th Battalion 

  • 23489 Private Sydney John VASS, 18, born Greenfield, son of Alfred and Alice Vass of 121 Castle Street, Luton (Boulogne Eastern Cemetery) 

25th November 1916 

Died of Wounds 

6th Battalion 

  • 14240 Private Henry FRENCH, 26, born Bancroft, Hitchin [Hertfordshire], eldest son of Henry and Sarah French (Wimereux Communal Cemetery) 


1st Battalion 

  • 20351 Private Charles William WARD, born and resided Stevenage [Hertfordshire] (Longuenesse (Saint-Omer) Souvenir Cemetery) 

26th November 1916 

Died of Wounds  

4th Battalion 

  • 23055 Private William GATES, 29, born Bardney [Lincolnshire], resided Stevenage [Hertfordshire], son of J L and S A Gates (Knebworth (Saint Mary) Churchyard) 

30th November 1916 

Died of Wounds  

6th Battalion 

  • 43167 Private Sidney George FLINT, 22, ex-1355 Essex Regiment, resided Ilford [Essex], son of Charles and Lucy Flint of 20 Sheringham Avenue, Manor Park [Essex] (Boulogne Eastern Cemetery)