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October 1917

Bedfordshire Regiment Roll of Honour

1st October 1917  


3rd Battalion 

  • Second Lieutenant Kenneth Murray WATT, 20, attached 1st/5th Battalion, son of R D and Charlotte Watt of Capri, Park View Road, Berkhamstead [Hertfordshire], born Aberdeen (Gaza War Cemetery) 

4th October 1917  

Killed in Action  

1st Battalion: 3rd Battle of Ypres: ridge top between Tor Top and Stirling Castle during an attack by 13th Brigade 

  • 3/7450 Private George Henry BLAND MM, son of George and Eliza Bland of Church End,  Arlesey, resided Shoreditch [London] (Hooge Crater Cemetery) 

  • 29057 Private John BROWN, born Southborough [Norfolk], resided Hockering Heath [Norfolk] (Ypres Reservoir Cemetery) 

  • 32032 Private George ERRINGTON, 39, ex-33514 Suffolk Regiment, born Islington [London], husband of Lilian Marie Errington of 105 Broad Lane, Tottenham [Middlesex] (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

  • 290659 Private Stanley Larter FRISTON, born Sidcup [Kent], resided West Ealing [Middlesex] (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

  • 10190 Sergeant Oswald GENTLE MM, 23, A Company, son of George and Elizabeth Gentle of 64 Icknield Way, Baldock [Hertfordshire] (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

  • 13904 Lance Corporal George Edward PIKE, born Arlesey, resided Letchworth [Hertfordshire] (Hooge Crater Cemetery)  

  • Temporary Second Lieutenant Harold Henry REYNOLDS, 20, formerly Sergeant, 4th Battalion, Wiltshire Regiment, son of Frank and Martha Reynolds of 21 Ladyfield Road, Chippenham [Wiltshire], a native of Winterslow (Wiltshire) (Hooge Crater Cemetery) 

  • 15171 Private Sidney SMITH, born and resided Toddington (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

  • Temporary Lieutenant Evelyn Charles Bradley WODEHOUSE, 32, attached 1st/5th Battalion, son of Charles Edward and Eva Wodehouse of Woolmers, Hertford [Hertfordshire] (Gaza War Cemetery) 

8th Battalion: front line south-east of Cité-Édouard, Lens 

  • 33597 Private Joseph Edmund BUGBY, 24, ex-2508 Bedfordshire Yeomanry, born Ribberhall [Warwickshire], resided Lowick [Northamptonshire], son of Joseph and Elizabeth Bugby of The Round House, Sudborough [Northamptonshire] (Loos British Cemetery) 

  • 33241 Lance Corporal Lloyd George James GOSLING, 35, ex-30545 Essex Regiment,  born Sidbury [Devon], resided Chingford [Essex], son of George and Alice Gosling, husband of Elizabeth Louisa of 1 Forest Drive East, Leytonstone [Essex] (Loos British Cemetery) 

  • 33405 Lance Corporal John Henry HILLIER, 41, ex-34842 Northamptonshire Regiment, born Camden Town [London], resided Chelmsford [Essex], son of A M Arthur (ex-Hillier) of Stow-on-the-Wold [Gloucestershire] and late John Hillier (Loos British Cemetery) 

Died of Wounds  

1st Battalion 

  • 15015 Private Benjamin BATES, 21, born Edmonton [Middlesex], son of Alfred George and Sarah Bates of 45 Glebe Road, Letchworth [Hertfordshire] (Bedford House Cemetery) 

  • 20862 Private James William TRIPLOW, 27, son of J Triplow of  Stotfold (Godewaersvelde British Cemetery) 

6th Battalion 

  • Temporary Captain Harold John CUNNINGHAM MC, 25, son of John William and Ellen C Cunningham of Spencer House, Saint Albans [Hertfordshire] (Larch Wood (Railway Cutting) Cemetery) 

5th October 1917  

Killed in Action  

1st Battalion: 3rd Battle of Ypres: front line near Veldhoek 

  • 8325 Private Alfred George BARKER, 31, born Clapham, resided Bedford, husband of C E Barker of 6 Gun Street, Sheringham [Norfolk] (Bedford House Cemetery) 

  • 43253 Private William Arthur HAROLD or HARROLD, 20, ex-2286 Essex Regiment, son of Louisa Harold or Harrold of 7 Cranbourne Road, Barking [Essex] (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

2nd Battalion: 3rd Battle of Ypres: front line along the Ypres-Commines Canal 

  • Acting Captain Lawrence Alexander Lewis FINK MC, 26, son of Major G H and Edith L Fink of 38 Onslow Gardens, Muswell Hill [London] Kemmel-Château Military Cemetery) 

6th Battalion: 3rd Battle of Ypres: front line south of the Menin Road 

  • 204012 Private Edward Victor APPLETON, 20, ex-328936 Cambridgeshire Regiment, son of George Frederick and Rosina Mary Appleton of 5 Saint Mary’s Road, Lower Edmonton [Middlesex] (Larch Wood (Railway Cutting) Cemetery) 

  • 17055 Corporal Albert Edwin WOOD, 29, born Clerkenwell [London], resided Holloway [London], son of William George and Sarah Wood (Larch Wood (Railway Cutting) Cemetery)  

Died of Wounds  

1st Battalion 

  • 7780 Lance Corporal Walter Harveland BRAY, 32, born Acton [London], husband of Lottie of 20 Milton Avenue, Harlesden [Middlesex], son of Haverland and Fredrica Bray; landed in France in August 1914 (Godewaersvelde British Cemetery) 

  • 33605 Private Alfred Cecil BURRIDGE, ex-2451 Bedford Yeomanry, born Bedford, resided Kennington [London], brother of T Burridge of 44 Magdalene Street, Glastonbury [Somerset] (Godewaersvelde British Cemetery) 

1st/5th Battalion 

  • 203163 Private Fred ALFORD, 33, born West Wellow [Hampshire], son of Robert William Alford of Lych Gate Cottage, Bovingdon [Hertfordshire] and late Elizabeth Alford (Deir-el-Belah War Cemetery) 

  • 200195 Sergeant Eustace George CLIFFORD MM, son of Edward John and Emily Minnie Clifford of Hope Cottage, Chapel Street, Stow-on-the-Wold [Gloucestershire], resided Biggleswade (Gaza War Cemetery)  

6th October 1917  

Killed in Action 

1st Battalion 

  • 27783 Private Louis BELSHAW born Redbourn [Hertfordshire] resided Watford [Hertfordshire] (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

  • Second Lieutenant Harold Winning FLEMING, son of Alexander John and Lily Huthart Fleming of 147 Finchley Road, Hampstead [London] (Tyne Cot Memorial, Passchendaele)  

  • 3/8798 Private Herbert PALMER, born and resided Stevenage [Hertfordshire] (Zantvoorde British Cemetery) 

  • 20650 Private Samuel RANDALL, 34, son of Henry Randall of Sundon, husband of Elizabeth of 32 High Street, Houghton Regis (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

Died of Wounds  

1st Battalion 

  • 203926 Private Frederick George DOLLIMORE, 20, born Highbury [London], son of Edwin John and Laura Dollimore of 10 Rushby Mead, Letchworth [Hertfordshire] (Godewaersvelde British Cemetery) 

6th Battalion 

  • 25205 Corporal William Joseph GADSDEN, born Shoreditch [London], resided Eaton Bray (Locre Hospice Cemetery) 

  • 41002 Private Arthur Henry HART, 29, son of Harry and Lizzie Hart of 6 Stanbridge Road, Leighton Buzzard, husband of Nellie Augusta of 54 Old Road, Linslade [Buckinghamshire] (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

  • 17371 Lance Corporal Alfred Henry LEACH, born and resided Poplar [London] (Larch Wood (Railway Cutting) Cemetery)  

  • 41001 Private John Thomas TANN, born and resided Plaistow [Essex] (Tyne Cot Memorial)   


3rd Battalion 

  • 7471 Private Harry WARTON, son of Arthur Charles and Ellen Charlotte Warton of 23 Sandhurst Place, Bedford (Bedford Cemetery) 

7th October 1917  

Killed in Action 

1st Battalion: 3rd Battle of Ypres: front line near Veldhoek 

  • 32941 Private David BASS, 22, born West Ham [Essex], son of Charles and Amy Bass of 68 Studley Road, Forest Gate [Essex] (Godewaersvelde British Cemetery) 

  • 23638 Private Sidney TAYLOR, born and resided Ramsey [Huntingdonshire] (Hooge Crater Cemetery)  

1st/5th Battalion: night patrol of Fisher's Orchard, Gaza 

  • 203211 Private Walter John SMITH, born and resided Luton (Jerusalem Memorial) 

6th Battalion: front line near Mount Sorrell: active patrolling by day whilst enemy under bombardment 

  • 40614 Private Arnold BETTS, born Crookesmoor [Yorkshire], resided Sheffield [Yorkshire], brother of N Betts of 36 Sydney Road, Sheffield (Tyne Cot Cemetery) 

  • 39761 Private Arthur Edward BOUGHTON, 25, born and resided Great Ashfield [Suffolk], son of Harry and Hannah Boughton of Long Thurlow Road, Badwell Ash [Suffolk] (Larch Wood (Railway Cutting) Cemetery)  

  • 14939 Lance Corporal Harold JONES, born Weston-super-Mare [Somerset] resided Bristol (Tyne Cot Cemetery) 

  • 33346 Private Henry Edward KING, 32, ex-R/4/065820 Army Service Corps, born Holborn [London] resided Tadworth [Surrey], son of William and Isabella King of London, husband of Florence Gertrude of 94 Marlborough Road, Bowes Park [London] (Tyne Cot Cemetery) 

  • 15806 Lance Corporal Ernest LILLINGTON, born and resided Parkstone [Dorset] (Tyne Cot Cemetery) 

  • 14818 Private Frederick LLEWELLIN, 23, born and resided Bristol, brother of M J Marsh of 42 Meriton Street, Bristol (Tyne Cot Cemetery) 

  • 28192 Private James William MEACHEN, A Company, son of Frederick and Susannah Meachen of Clint Green, Yaxham [Norfolk] (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

  • 204275 Private Frederick PEASLAND, born and resided Northampton (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

  • 31336 Private Alfred RACKLEY, born Croxley Green [Hertfordshire], resided Watford [Hertfordshire] (Hooge Crater Cemetery) 

  • 27967 Private William ROE, born and resided Luton (Tyne Cot Memorial) 

Died of Wounds  

1st Battalion 

  • 32019 Private John Alfred MERRYWEATHER, 41, son of John and Ann Merryweather of London Road, Sandy (Godewaersvelde British Cemetery) 

8th October 1917 

Killed in Action  

1st Battalion: 3rd Battle of Ypres: front line near Veldhoek 

  • 8186 Sergeant James BUSH, born and resided Bishop's Stortford [Hertfordshire] (Hooge Crater Cemetery)  

  • 33393 Lance Sergeant Jack BUSWELL, 21, ex-22852 Northumberland Regiment, son of Elizabeth Buswell of 24 Campbell Street, Northampton and late John Buswell (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

  • 32047 Lance Corporal Edward Arthur CRUMPTON, ex 16008 Middlesex Regiment, born Willesden [Middlesex], resided Kilburn [London] (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

  • 28102 Private Walter JOHNSON, 24, born and resided Feltwell [Norfolk], son of Isaac and Sarah Johnson (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

  • 43406 Private Herbert Tweed PETTIT, ex-813 Huntingdonshire Cyclist Battalion, born Great Abington [Cambridgeshire], resided Old Fletton [Huntingdonshire] (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

  • 21405 Private William Henry TASKER, ex-1863 Royal Field Artillery, born Ringmer [Sussex], resided Glynde [Sussex] (Tyne Cot Memorial)   

6th Battalion: 3rd Battle of Ypres: front line south of the Menin Road "a very quiet day indeed"! 

  • 203970 Private Arthur ABBOTT, 29, ex-331085 Cambridgeshire Regiment, husband of Mary of 33 Grafton Street, Northampton (Hooge Crater Cemetery)  

  • 28935 Private George William DAWES, born Rushden [Northamptonshire], resided Kettering [Northamptonshire] (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

  • 27349 Private Edwin HARRIS, 28, son of Annie Harris of Olney [Buckinghamshire] and late Thomas Harris, husband of Florence of High Street, Bozeat [Northamptonshire] (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

  • 17737 Private Charley LANGSTON, 39, born Watford [Hertfordshire], husband of Emily Jane of 123 Herkomer Road, Bushey [Hertfordshire] (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

  • 40678 Private Henry MECHEN, 19, ex-8653 Army Service Corps, born Grougar [Ayrshire] resided Stewarton [Ayrshire], son of Mrs Mechen of 8 Peace & Plenty [Kilmarnockshire] and late Daniel Mechen (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

  • 32253 Private Newman RILEY, 19, son of Thomas and Edith Annie Riley of 1 High Street, New Bradwell [Buckinghamshire], resided Stantonbury [Buckinghamshire] (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

  • 33081 Private Walter Henry SKELTON, 33, ex-72860 Army Service Corps, born and resided Chiswick [Middlesex] husband of Elizabeth of 23 Mount Pleasant, Diss [Norfolk] (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

8th Battalion: in support at Cité-Saint-Pierre, C Company shelled during the morning 

  • 33016 Private Albert HART, 38, ex-8995 Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment) born Bethnal Green [London], son of William Benjamin and Sarah Hart, late of Walthamstow [Essex] (Loos British Cemetery) 

Bedfordshire Yeomanry 

  • 31096 Private William FAIREY, 37, born Thurleigh resided 12 Gordon Street, Rushden [Northamptonshire] (Busigny Communal Cemetery Extension)  

Died of Wounds 

1st Battalion 

  • 23094 Private Alfred Ernest GRAVES, 22, born Arlesey, son of William and Elizabeth Graves of Bute House, Telegraph Street, Cottenham [Cambridgeshire] (Godewaersvelde British Cemetery) 

8th Battalion 

  • 20231 Private Bertie SNOOK, born and resided Dunstable (Dunstable Cemetery) 

9th October 1917 

Killed in Action 

1st Battalion: 3rd Battle of Ypres: failed attack on Polderhoek Château 

  • Second Lieutenant Paul Norman Jones CHRISTIE, 19, C Company, son of Major Octavius Francis and Christabel Frances Christie of Culver, Much Hadham [Hertfordshire]; educated at Eton and Sandhurst (Tyne Cot Memorial, Passchendaele) 

  • 3/6996 Private George CHURCH, born and resided Leighton Buzzard (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

  • 7716 Private Alfred COKER, 35, ex-190602 Royal Engineers, born and resided Pitstone [Buckinghamshire] (Hooge Crater Cemetery)  

  • 25508 Private Arthur Joseph COLES, born and resided Hamerton [Huntingdonshire] (Hooge Crater Cemetery)  

  • Second Lieutenant Joseph COTCHIN, 31, son of Joseph and Emma of 79 Station Road, Ridgmont (Tyne Cot Memorial, Passchendaele) 

  • 33614 Private Albert CRADDOCK, ex-2020 Bedfordshire Yeomanry, born and resided Clapham  (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

  • 14114 Private John DONOVAN, born Poplar [London], resided Canning Town [Essex] (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

  • 3/8087 Private George GARNER, born and resided Boxmoor [Hertfordshire] (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

  • 27982 Private Alfred LONGLEY, born Sutton [Surrey], resided Napsbury, Saint Albans [Hertfordshire] (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

  • 31617 Private Gerald Noel LOVELL, born and resided Luton (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

  • 14342 Private Cecil LYLES, 20, son of E Wilsher of New Cottages, Tewin [Hertfordshire], resided Welwyn [Hertfordshire] (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

  • 15478 Private Thomas NEALE, 26, B Company, son of William Thomas and Ellen Neale of 4 Malting Cottages, Aspenden [Hertfordshire] (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

  • 22271 Private George Walter ROWE, 34, born Bedford, resided Lower Hartshay [Derbyshire], son of George and Emma Rowe of 10 Back Lane, Leighton Buzzard, husband of Emily of 15 Summer Street, Leighton Buzzard (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

  • 16215 Private Henry James SEWELL, 23, born Shepherd's Bush [London], resided Leighton Buzzard, son of Henry and Martha Sewell of 36 Crewys Road, Childs Hill [Middlesex] (Bedford House Cemetery) 

  • 17924 Private Albert SPURR, born and resided Hemel Hempstead [Hertfordshire] (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

  • 10797 Private Frederick Charles STRATTON, born Welwyn [Hertfordshire], resided Saint Albans [Hertfordshire] (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

  • 203964 Private Cecil Stuart THOMSON, ex-203073 Northamptonshire Regiment, born Wootton [Northamptonshire], resided Lower Weedon [Northamptonshire] (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

  • 40559 Private Leonard THWAITES, ex-20384 Norfolk Regiment, born Lexham [Norfolk], resided Hillington [Norfolk] (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

  • 30902 Private Charles Henry WILKINSON, born Flamstead [Hertfordshire], resided Cheshunt [Hertfordshire] (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

6th Battalion: 3rd Battle of Ypres: front line south of Menin Road and severely shelled, ordered to be prepared to advance if enemy retired, but no advance made 

  • 205852 Private William HERALD ex-4613 London Regiment, born Marylebone [London] resided Saint John's Wood [London] (Hooge Crater Cemetery)  

  • 40991 Private George Albert LAWRENCE, 20, ex-266043 Norfolk Regiment, born Croydon [Surrey], son of George Albert and Gertrude Lawrence of 232 Godstone Road, Whyteleafe [Surrey] (Hooge Crater Cemetery)  

  • 203993 Private William PACK, ex-331122 Cambridgeshire Regiment, born Wollaston [Northamptonshire], resided Wellingborough [Northamptonshire] (Tyne Cot Memorial)   

8th Battalion: in support at Cité-Saint-Pierre, very hostile selling around Battalion Headquarters in the morning 

  • 16016 Private David Trad BRADSHAW, born Wormley [Hertfordshire], resided Widford [Hertfordshire] (Loos British Cemetery) 

Died of Wounds  

6th Battalion 

  • 14567 Lance Corporal Stanley CLARKE, born Plumstead [London], resided Isleworth [Middlesex] (Bailleul Communal Cemetery Extension, Nord) 

10th October 1917  

Killed in Action  

1st Battalion: 3rd Battle of Ypres: moved from the front line near Veldhoek after dark 

  • 33616 Private Frederick James CHESSUM, son of David and Mary Elizabeth Chessum of Newton, Dunton (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

  • 8944 Lance Corporal Fred CLARK, 29, son of Elizabeth Clark of 10 Saint Peter’s Court, Cambridge and late Frederick Clark (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

  • 26830 Private Reginald Victor STEVENS, 29, son of Jacob and Frances Stevens of The Quay, Saint Ives [Huntingdonshire] (Ridge Wood Military Cemetery) 

6th Battalion: 3rd Battle of Ypres: relieved from the front line south of the Menin Road 

  • 204270 Private Alwyne George HARROLD, born Moulton [Northamptonshire], resided Desborough [Northamptonshire] (Hooge Crater Cemetery) 

8th Battalion: front line at Cité-Saint-Pierre 

  • 4/7179 Lance Corporal Robert JACKSON, 20, born and resided Portsmouth [Hampshire], son of John Willie and Edith Jackson of Boreham Wood [Hertfordshire] (Loos British Cemetery) 

Died of Wounds  

2nd Battalion 

  • 18033 Private Alfred Charles BALL, 30, born Bethnal Green [London], resided King's Cross [London], son of Charles and Edith Ball of London (Sainte-Marie Cemetery, le Havre) 


2nd Garrison Battalion 

  • 35316 Private Thomas ASHTON, ex-24840 Loyal North Lancashire Regiment, born and resided Farnworth [Lancashire] (Delhi Memorial (India Gate) buried in Karachi Cemetery, Pakistan) 

11th October 1917  

Died of Wounds  

6th Battalion 

  • 204033 Private Ernest Charles HOWARD, 20, ex-330840 Cambridgeshire Regiment, born Fincham [Norfolk], resided Beechamwell [Norfolk] son of Daniel and Mary Ann Howard of Shingham [Norfolk] (Bailleul Communal Cemetery Extension, Nord) 

12th October 1917 

Died of Wounds  

1st Battalion 

  • 3/5807 Private William Richard JOHNSON, 32, born Marylebone [London], resided Hull [Yorkshire], son of Richard Johnson of London (Wimereux Communal Cemetery) 

6th Battalion 

  • 19961 Private Charles Albert GREEN, 38, born Harrow [Middlesex], resided Harlesden [Middlesex] (Outtersteene Communal Cemetery Extension, Bailleul) 

13th October 1917  

Died of Wounds  

1st Battalion 

  • 43440 Lance Corporal Herbert Jeffrey PALMER, 20, ex-993 Huntingdonshire Cyclist Battalion, son of Emily E Palmer of Peterborough and late Joseph Palmer (Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery) 


1st Battalion 

  • 8685 Private William Herbert MYNOTT, born Castle Camps [Cambridgeshire], resided Grays [Essex] (Cologne Southern Cemetery), died as a prisoner-of-war 

15th October 1917 

Died of Wounds  

2nd Battalion 

  • 14177 Private John MONK, 41, son of Joseph and Ann Monk of Offley [Hertfordshire] (Boulogne Eastern Cemetery)  

6th Battalion 

  • 33733 Private Charles Henry HOLLOWAY, ex-16035 Middlesex Regiment, born Lambeth [London], resided Wimbledon [Surrey] (Outtersteene Communal Cemetery Extension, Bailleul) 

7th Battalion 

  • 6653 Private Frederick William WALLIS born and resided Bozeat [Northamptonshire], son of William Wallis, husband of Martha Ann Lovell (ex-Wallis) of Glebe Far, Sharnbrook (Mendinghem Military Cemetery) 


13th (Transport Worker) Battalion 

  • 34572 Private John James TAIT, ex-32340 Worcestershire Regiment, born and resided Portsmouth [Hampshire] (Portsmouth (Highland Road) Cemetery) 

17th October 1917 


1st Battalion 

  • 26961 Private Charles Rowland JOHNSON, 32, born Islington [London], resided Leighton Buzzard, son of Charles and Annie Johnson of London, husband of Jessie Frances of 14 High Street, Leighton Buzzard (Boulogne Eastern Cemetery) 

18th October 1917 

Killed in Action  

7th Battalion: 3rd Battle of Ypres: relieved Royal Fusiliers in the front line at Canal Bank 

  • 20782 Private Jack KINGSLEY, son of Richard and Elizabeth Kingsley of Hitchin [Hertfordshire] (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

  • 13001 Private Joseph SMITH, 22, son of Susan Smith of 235 Walworth Road [London] (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

Died of Wounds  

6th Battalion 

  • Temporary Second Lieutenant Simon VANDER-LINDE (Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery) 


3rd Battalion 

  • 26727 Private G J TAYLOR (Bedford Cemetery) 

13th (Transport Worker) Battalion 

  • 36335 Private Thomas KANE, 24, ex-14536 King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry, born and resided Bradford [Yorkshire] (Bradford (Bowling) Cemetery) 

19th October 1917  

Died of Wounds 

7th Battalion 

  • 15759 Private Edward LINCOLN, born Highgate [London], resided Shefford (Dozinghem Military Cemetery) 

  • Temporary Second Lieutenant Robert Cyril Starling RANSOM, son of Robert James Deacon Starling and Maud Kate Ellen Ransom, born Norwich [Norfolk] (Minty Farm Cemetery, Ypres)  


12th (Transport Worker) Battalion 

  • 36376 Private Frederick MARSHALL, 32, ex-10498 Royal Sussex Regiment, born Brighton [Sussex], resided Catford [London], son of George David and Mary Marshall (Brighton City (Bear Road) Cemetery)  

20th October 1917  

Killed in Action  

2nd Battalion: 3rd Battle of Ypres: in support at Denys Wood 

  • 20664 Private Frederick ELLIS, 28, ex-25020 Middlesex Regiment, son of Emma Purcell (ex-Ellis) of 22 Station Road, Harpenden [Hertfordshire] and late George Ellis (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

7th Battalion: 3rd Battle of Ypres: front line at Canal Bank, relieved, badly, at evening 

  • 40819 Private George Thomas BRYAN, 19, ex-20008 Northamptonshire Regiment, born and resided Brixworth [Northamptonshire], son of Thomas and Catherine Bryan of 21 Furnace Cottages, Finedon [Northamptonshire] (Cement House Cemetery) 

  • 15065 Private George Alfred FENWICK, born Fulham [London], resided Ramsgate [Kent] (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

  • 12948 Lance Corporal Linton Wilfred LANTAFF, born Needingworth [Huntingdonshire], resided Saint Ives [Huntingdonshire] (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

  • 204482 Private George MORTON, 19, born King's Lynn [Norfolk], resided Sibson [Huntingdonshire], son of Mary Morton of Orton Longueville [Peterborough] (Cement House Cemetery) 

  • 40763 Private John Edward PEARSON, 25, ex-36201 South Staffordshire Regiment, born Wolverhampton [Staffordshire], son of Oliver Pearson of 69 Broad Street, Bilston [Staffordshire] (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

  • 203288 Private Sidney SHARMAN, born and resided Clophill (Cement House Cemetery) 

  • 13903 Private Richard SLEET, 31, born and resided Saint Paul's Walden [Hertfordshire] (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

  • 30321 Private William Thomas TAYLOR, 40, born Dunsdale [Yorkshire], resided Sandy, son of William Taylor, husband Sarah Elizabeth of 37 Odell (Cement House Cemetery) 

  • 40786 Private John William THOMPSON, ex-38186 Leicestershire Regiment, born and resided Earl Shilton [Leicestershire] (Cement House Cemetery) 

  • 31389 Private Frank Charles TURNER, 36, son of Henry Turner of 5 Housingham [Norfolk], resided Saint Olave's, Great Yarmouth [Norfolk], husband of Mary Ann Matilda Barter (ex-Turner) of Redbrooke [Hampshire] (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

  • 203517 Private Herbert Sidney WAGG, 30, born and resided South Wootton [Norfolk], son of Albert John Wagg of Dersingham [Norfolk] (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

  • 28120 Private Horace Alfred WOODHOUSE or WODEHOUSE, 21, son of Horace C and Harriet Woodhouse or Wodehouse of 148 Knowsley Road, Norwich [Norfolk] (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

  • 37816 Private William Henry YORK, 19, son of Mary Ann York of Cross Street, Moulton [Northamptonshire] (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

Died of Wounds  

7th Battalion 

  • 203269 Private Edwin PARKER, 30, son of late William and Maria Parker of Green Tye, Much Hadham [Hertfordshire], husband of late Ada Parker (Dozinghem Military Cemetery) 


1st Garrison Battalion 

  • 24172 Private Charles Levi CULLINGHAM, 47, ex-3/8933 East Surrey Regiment, born Rochester [Kent], resided Epsom [Surrey], son of H A Cullingham of 22 Mill Road, Merton [Surrey] (Delhi War Cemetery) 

Undisclosed Battalion 

  • 19094 Corporal G TAYLOR, 38, son of John Taylor of Luton, husband of Emily Elizabeth Taylor of 31 Havelock Road, Luton (Luton Church Burial Ground) 

21st October 1917  

Killed in Action  

7th Battalion: 3rd Battle of Ypres: Tunnelling Camp 

  • 31797 Private George NEGUS, born Ashton [Northamptonshire], resided Bedford (Tyne Cot Memorial)   

Died of Wounds  

7th Battalion 

  • 30896 Private Charles William WARD, born Graveley [Cambridgeshire], resided Saint Neots [Huntingdonshire] (Mendinghem Military Cemetery) 

23rd October 1917 

Killed in Action  

2nd Battalion: 3rd Battle of Ypres: front line west and south-west of Hollebeke 

  • 28983 Private John DUNNETT, 35, son of John and Louisa Dunnett of Forncett Saint Peter [Norfolk], resided North Runcton [Norfolk] (Kemmel Château Military Cemetery) 

7th Battalion: 3rd Battle of Ypres: drill exercises at Tunnelling Camp 

  • 18171 Private John AYLOTT MM, 37, born and resided Bedford, brother-in-law of A M Aylott of 8 Pearcey Road, Bedford (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

  • 40717 Private Arthur FOWLER, ex-38313 Leicestershire Regiment, son of E Fowler of 25 Buxton Street, Leicester (Minty Farm Cemetery) 

  • 29813 Private Albert NASH, 32, son of John Nash of 1 Charles Street, Berkhamstead [Hertfordshire] and late Jane Nash, husband of Ellen Elizabeth of 19 Kitsbury Road, Berkhamstead (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

24th October 1917 

Killed in Action  

7th Battalion: 3rd Battle of Ypres: relieved Royal Fusiliers at Canal Bank 

  • 39947 Private George BLANKLEY, 19, ex-M/225394 Army Service Corps, son of A G and S Blankley of 87 Sneinton Dale, Nottingham (Cement House Cemetery) 

  • 32981 Private William Richard DRAWBRIDGE, ex-8287 Royal West Kent Regiment, born Mile End [London], resided Walthamstow [Essex] (Cement House Cemetery) 

  • 43314 Private James KIRKLAND, ex-24712 Manchester Regiment, born and resided Hollinwood [Lancashire] (Tyne Cot Memorial)   

Died of Wounds  

7th Battalion 

  • 21556 Private Peter Melvin MCLAREN, 33, born Walworth [London], resided Harringay [Middlesex], son of John Cullis and Mary McLaren, husband of Jessie Margaret of 11 Rutland Gardens, Harringay (Mendinghem Military Cemetery) 

25th October 1917  

Killed in Action 

1st Battalion: 3rd Battle of Ypres: in reserve at Stirling Castle, carrying parties near FitzClarence Farm 

  • 21118 Lance Corporal John ASTLES, ex-46616 Royal Garrison Artillery, born and resided Leek [Staffordshire] (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

  • 23316 Private Herbert BRIGHTMAN, born Bramingham, resided Streatley (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

  • 205858 Private Frederick Arthur BUSSEY, ex-265414 Suffolk Regiment, resided Harleston [Norfolk] (Hooge Crater Cemetery) 

  • 7623 Acting Company Sergeant Major Sidney Spott CHAMBERLAIN, 31, born and resided Shepreth [Cambridgeshire], son of John Edward and Elizabeth Chamberlain of Council Cottages, Meldreth [Cambridgeshire],husband of Alice of Hope Folly, Meldreth (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

  • 26310 Private Hugh CLARKE, born Tydd Saint Giles [Cambridgeshire], resided Wisbech [Cambridgeshire] (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

  • 240259 Private Jesse James GURNEY, ex-32474 Worcestershire Regiment, born and resided Upper Winchendon [Buckinghamshire] (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

  • 25484 Private Herbert James JEFFERY, born Hendon [Middlesex], resided Rickmansworth [Hertfordshire] (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

  • 29549 Private Samuel Thomas SPICER, born Hoddesdon [Hertfordshire], resided Hertford (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

  • 10318 Private Sidney John WHITEHEAD, 19, born Old Chesterton [Cambridgeshire], son of Edward and Annie Whitehead of 34 Staffordshire Street, Cambridge (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

  • 33738 Private William Horace WICKS, born Hyderabad [Andhra], resided Camberley [Surrey] (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

7th Battalion: 3rd Battle of Ypres: front line at Canal Bank, heavy shelling 

  • 21525 Private Jesse Herbert WHITING, born Newport [Essex], resided Cambridge (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

Died of Wounds  

1st Battalion 

  • 203955 Private Charles Henry RANGER, 37, ex-32823 Suffolk Regiment, son of David Ranger of Brighton [Sussex], husband of Sarah Ann of 10 Western Road, Eastbourne [Sussex] (Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery) 

7th Battalion 

  • 14726 Private Henry Charles BLAKE, ex-53106 Royal Engineers, born Great Hallingbury [Essex], resided Bishop's Stortford [Hertfordshire] (Mendinghem Military Cemetery) 

  • 28877 Private George GRIMES, 32, son of William and Anna Grimes of Fern Cottage, Worstead [Norfolk] (Dozinghem Military Cemetery) 

  • 3/7726 Private Frank RAYNER, 37, born Tewin [Hertfordshire], husband of Ann Baldock (ex-Rayner) of Bowmans Green Cottages, Saint Albans [Hertfordshire] (Mendinghem Military Cemetery) 

  • 13216 Private Horace Alfred WOOD MM, born and resided Rickmansworth [Hertfordshire] (Dozinghem Military Cemetery) 

26th October 1917 

Killed in Action  

1st Battalion: 3rd Battle of Ypres: took over the front line between Reutel and Scherriabeek following a partially successful attack by 13th Brigade 

  • 14836 Lance Corporal Frederick John BANES, 23, son of F A Banes of Ivel Road, Sandy (Hooge Crater Cemetery) 

  • 290810 Private William BURTON, 36, born Mildmay Park [London], husband of Frances Bella of 11 Kenwood Road, Lower Edmonton [Middlesex] (Hooge Crater Cemetery) 

  • 203925 Private William Alfred DOUCH, ex-225725 Northamptonshire Regiment, born and resided Hastings [Sussex] (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

  • 32982 Private Wallace DUNN, ex-8998 Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment), born Bermondsey [London], resided Walthamstow [Essex] (Hooge Crater Cemetery) 

  • 23488 Private Bertie EKINS, born and resided Riseley (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

  • 203930 Private Arthur FULLER, ex-3434 Cambridgeshire Regiment, resided Little Gransden [Cambridgeshire] (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

  • 39570 Private Horace Newton LAWSON, ex-M/230553 Army Service Corps, born Goole [Yorkshire], resided Hull [Yorkshire] (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

  • 12984 Private Frederick William PALMER, born and resided Saint Albans [Hertfordshire] (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

  • 205855 Sergeant Ernest Oliver PASK, 29, ex-265137 Suffolk Regiment, born Depden [Suffolk], son of late Arthur and Louisa of 26 Horringer Road, Bury Saint Edmund's [Suffolk], husband of Ethel Louise of 16 Lower Baxter Street, Bury Saint Edmunds (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

  • 32149 Private Henry Cratwell PERKINS, born and resided Hoddesdon [Hertfordshire] (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

  • 21334 Lance Corporal Ambrose John TYE, ex-2812 Royal Field Artillery, born Poplar [London], resided Forest Gate [Essex] (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

  • 19002 Private James WILLIAMS, ex-18117 Hussars, born and resided Bristol (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

Died of Wounds  

1st Battalion 

  • 9168 Corporal William PILSBURY, born Cambridge, resided Wootton (Tyne Cot Memorial)   

3rd Battalion 

  • Second Lieutenant Alexander Edward CROOCKEWIT, 31, attached 1st Battalion son of John Henry and Fanny M Croockewit of Menin, 32 Leyburn Road, Dover [Kent]; educated at Bedford School (Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Ypres)  

6th Battalion 

  • 31902 Private Ernest BIRD, 20, son of Jessie and Lizzie of 56 Capron Road, Dunstable (Dunstable Cemetery) 

7th Battalion 

  • 4/7223 Private Albert BURGESS, born and resided Great Berkhamstead [Hertfordshire] (Mendinghem British Cemetery) 

27th October 1917 

Killed in Action  

1st Battalion: 3rd Battle of Ypres: front line between Reutel and Scherriabeek digging front line and communications trenches 

  • 26573 Private Sydney Ronald GNAPP, 32, husband of Alice E of 15 Eastville Road, Bedford (Bedford House Cemetery) 

  • 33829 Private Joseph WATTS, born and resided Biggleswade (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

Died of Wounds  

1st Battalion 

  • 15932 Private William CHAPMAN, 37, born Eltisley [Cambridgeshire], resided Saint Neots [Huntingdonshire], husband of W Chapman of Wyboston (Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery) 

  • 22578 Private John Arthur Charles KIVELLE, born Shoreditch [London], resided Hoxton [London] (Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery)  

7th Battalion 

  • 45672 Private Harry Toseland PETTIT, 39, born and resided Clapham, son of John Pettit, husband of Maud of 6 Peach Street, Warren [Pennsylvania] (Dozinghem Military Cemetery) 

28th October 1917  

Killed in Action  

1st Battalion: 3rd Battle of Ypres: front line between Reutel and Scherriabeek, relieved at evening 

  • 18309 Private Joseph BILCOCK, born and resided Biggleswade (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

  • 8780 Private Charles BUTCHER, born and resided Biggleswade (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

Died of Wounds  

1st Battalion 

  • 291363 Private Charles John POORE, 34, born Southwark [London], resided Earlsfield [London], son of Robert and and Jessie Poore of Brixton [London], husband of Beatrice F of 390 Garratt Lane, Earlsfield (Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery)  

7th Battalion 

  • 29509 Private Ernest Henry JOHNSON, 28,husband of Nellie of 47 Nelson Street, Kettering [Northamptonshire] (Mendinghem Military Cemetery) 


5th Battalion 

  • 3/7908 Regimental Sergeant Major William James HOGG, 58, born Stratford [Essex] husband of Charlotte Amanda of 75 Albert Road, Dalston [London] (Kensal Green (All Souls) Cemetery) 

29th October 1917  

Killed in Action  

6th Battalion: 3rd Battle of Ypres: bomb explosion inside B Company Officer's Mess at Doncaster Huts, Loker 

  • 12331 Private Henry HOARE, born and resided Bethnal Green [London] (Dranoutre Military Cemetery) 

Died of Wounds  

1st Battalion 

  • 20279 Lance Corporal Frank ASHPOLE, born and resided Wootton (Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery) 

30th October 1917  

Killed in Action 

4th Battalion: partially successful attack across the Paddebeek near Passchendaele 

  • 40621 Private Hubert Owen ANDREW, 29, ex-45201 Suffolk Regiment, son of Hubert Owen and Mary Jane Andrew of 90 Derby Road,Northampton (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

  • 204057 Private Jesse Arthur ARNOLD, 22, ex-240848 East Surrey Regiment, son of Christopher and Elizabeth Arnold of Woking Waterworks,Chertsey [Surrey], enlisted October 1914 in 2nd/6th Battalion East Surrey Regiment (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

  • 204379 Private Percy AYRES, 29, son of Mary Ann Ayers of 3 Priory Terrace, Northampton and late William F Ayers (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

  • 203266 Private Leonard Denton AYRES, born and resided Ramsey [Huntingdonshire] (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

  • 12930 Lance Corporal Richard BEASLEY DCM, 23, born Didcot [Berkshire] son of Elizabeth Ann Beasley of New Road, Northchurch [Hertfordshire] (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

  • 25729 Private Joe John BENSON, born Southery [Norfolk], resided Peterborough (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

  • 3/7667 Private Arthur BETTLES, born and resided Rushden [Northamptonshire] (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

  • 43496 Private Mason Harold BOGGIS, 27, ex-242362 East Surrey Regiment, born and resided Hebden Bridge [Yorkshire], son of Emily Boggis of 9 New Road, Mytholmroyd [Yorkshire] and late Samuel Boggis, husband of Eliza of 8 Bank Buildings, Hawksclough [Yorkshire] (Tyne Cot Memorial) 

  • 37553 Private Frederick BONFIELD, 48, son of William and Mary Ann Bonfield of Guilden Morden [Cambridgeshire], husband of Edith of Potton Road, Guilden Morden (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

  • 40624 Private Alfred Albert BONHAM, ex-45194 Suffolk Regiment, born Kettering [Northamptonshire] resided Wellingborough [Northamptonshire] (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

  • 23181 Private Oscar John BOON, 20, born Folksworth [Northamptonshire], resided Bedford, son of William and Hannah Boon of 1 Willoughby Cottage, Great Barford (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

  • 29900 Private Edward BOWMAN, born and resided Bishop's Stortford [Hertfordshire] (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

  • 14620 Sergeant Edward BRADSHAW, born and resided Luton (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

  • 14919 Lance Corporal Horace Percy BRIDGE, 22, born Cottershill [Staffordshire], son of John George and Florence Bridge of 14 High Street, Biggleswade (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

  • 26761 Private William Charles CAKEBREAD, 22, born London, son of William and Harriett Cakebread of Woodview, Shefford Road, Meppershall (Poelcapelle British Cemetery) 

  • 203345 Private Ernest CARTER, 19, born Walkern [Hertfordshire], son of George and Edith Carter of Dark Lane, Langford (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

  • 37185 Private Alfred CHAPMAN, 29, son of James and Jane Chapman of Bluntisham [Huntingdonshire], husband of Ada E of Bridge End, Somersham [Huntingdonshire] (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

  • 15037 Private Alfred Claude CLARKE, born Walworth [London], resided Saint Albans [Hertfordshire] (Poelcapelle British Cemetery) 

  • 304403 Private Ernest COLE, 34, born and resided Newport [Essex], son of late Alfred and Emily Cole (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

  • 40183 Private James COOPER, ex-28188 Essex Regiment, born and resided Norwich [Norfolk] (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

  • 205822 Private Harry CRAWLEY, 24, ex-1891 Bedfordshire Yeomanry, son of Harry and Amy Crawley of 12 Rothesay Road, Luton (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

  • 203523 Private Arthur CROFT, born and resided Ramsey Saint Mary [Huntingdonshire] (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

  • 43510 Private John William DALE, 31, ex-242199 East Surrey Regiment, husband of Gertrude of 7 Chelmsford Street, Leeds [Yorkshire] (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

  • 43511 Private Charles DAWSON, 33, ex-242533 East Surrey Regiment, husband of L Dawson of 88 Bank Street, Brighouse [Yorkshire] (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

  • 30147 Private William Charles Eastcott DAY, 30, born Wimbledon [Surrey], resided East Sheen [Surrey], son of Charles Lawford and Alise Maud Day, husband of Florence Martha of 6 Pope’s Grove, Twickenham [Middlesex] (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

  • 40186 Private George William DOUGHTY, ex-28205 Essex Regiment, born Suffield [Norfolk], resided Oulton [Norfolk] (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

  • 14443 Private Thomas DYMOCK, 33, son of E E Dymock of 26 Duke Street, Hoddesdon [Hertfordshire] and late Thomas Dymock (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

  • 19925 Private Ralph FAREY, 29, born Royston [Hertfordshire], resided Stevenage [Hertfordshire], husband of Alice S of 12 Kent Place, Hitchin [Hertfordshire] (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

  • 40585 Private Joseph Christy FERGUSON, 29, ex-25670 Northamptonshire Regiment, born Southwark [London], son of John and Jane Ferguson of 77 Northcote Road, Norwich [Norfolk] (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

  • 204394 Private Herbert Noel FIELD, 31, born South Hackney [London], resided Ilford [Essex], son of William B and Sarah J Field (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

  • 203270 Private Hubert William FIELD born and resided Luton (Poelcapelle British Cemetery) 

  • 203250 Private John Thomas FRENCH, born and resided Farcet [Huntingdonshire] (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

  • 13756 Private Benjamin GOODMAN, 39, born Hemel Hempstead [Hertfordshire], resided King's Langley [Hertfordshire], son of George Goodman of Bellsize, Sarratt [Hertfordshire], husband of Annie Benjamin of 3 Dunny Lane, Chipperfield [Hertfordshire] (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

  • 30497 Corporal Lewis Thomas GOODWIN, 19, born London, resided Harpenden [Hertfordshire], son of Albert William and Katherine Goodwin of 65 Sangley Road, Catford [London] (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

  • 40640 Private Leonard Vaughan HACK, 32, ex-45215 Suffolk Regiment, born Peckham [London], son of E Hack of 23 Jersey Road, Ilford [Essex], husband of Eleanor Priscilla of 55 Audrey Road, Ilford (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

  • 43526 Private Harry HAMBLETT, 21, ex-241986 East Surrey Regiment, son of Fred and Lucy J Hamblett of Walthamstow [Essex] (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

  • 40652 Private Walter Arthur George HARRISS, ex-47808 Suffolk Regiment, born and resided Bury Saint Edmund's [Suffolk] (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

  • 204510 Private Hamilton Charles HAVERS, 36, ex-200397 Norfolk Regiment, son of Francis Curtis and Emma E Havers of Norwich [Norfolk] (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

  • 12374 Lance Corporal William Alfred HAYNES, born and resided Lambeth [London] (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

  • 40643 Private Charles Henry HILL, 20, ex-45173 Suffolk Regiment, son of Joseph and Sarah Hill of New House Farm, Bovingdon [Hertfordshire] (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

  • 39439 Lance Corporal Samuel Lark HOLFORD, ex-5477 Army Pay Corps, born Limehouse [London], resided Bow [London] (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

  • 23647 Lance Corporal George HORSLER, born Sundon, resided Great Bramingham (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

  • 27526 Private William Bertie ILOTT born Bengeo [Hertfordshire], resided Hertford (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

  • 204396 Lance Corporal George Alfred JACKSON, born and resided Chadwell Heath [Essex] (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

  • 18797 Lance Corporal Wilfred George KITCHENER, 21, son of Charles Henry and Rachel Kitchener of 36 Church Street, Baldock [Hertfordshire] (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

  • 23335 Private Alfred Harold LEONARD, 21, son of Mary Elizabeth Leonard of 5 New Road, Guilden Morden [Cambridgeshire] and late Alfred Leonard (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

  • 18552 Private Joseph William LISTER, born and resided Saint Ives [Huntingdonshire] (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

  • 23515 Lance Corporal Frederick LITTLE, 34,  son of Charles and Sarah of Warden Lane, Ickwell, resided Biggleswade (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

  • 23605 Private Wilmot LORTON, 21, born Hanslope [Buckinghamshire], son of J and Emma Lorton of Little Brickhill [Buckinghamshire] (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

  • 23720 Private Edgar MASSEY, 23, born Broughton [Buckinghamshire], son of Fanny Massey of 4 Aspley Hill, Woburn Sands [Buckinghamshire] (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

  • 204504 Private Edgar George MEDLAR, 19, ex-201427 Norfolk Regiment, son of George Medlar of Cranes Lane, Marsham [Norfolk] (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

  • 32004 Private Victor John MILTON, 19, son of Frederick J and Lizzie Milton of 43 Hitchin Street, Biggleswade (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

  • 23336 Private Albert John MURRER, 27, son of George and Elizabeth Murrer of 30 Bedford Street, Woburn (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

  • 25675 Sergeant Arthur Frederick Owen NORRIS, 24, born Haynes, resided Boreham Wood [Hertfordshire], son of David and Kate Norris of Flitwick Lodge (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

  • 26777 Private Alfred PAGE, born Wollaston [Northamptonshire], resided Bozeat [Northamptonshire] (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

  • 23429 Private Herbert PAINE, born and resided Gamlingay [Cambridgeshire] (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

  • 17532 Acting Corporal George Walter PALMER, 19, born Kennington [London] son of Alice Palmer of 109 Brookdale Road, Catford [London] (Poelcapelle British Cemetery) 

  • 43548 Private Harold Henry PARSONS, 26, ex-242072 Norfolk Regiment, son of Elizabeth Jane Parsons of 4 Defford Place, Aston [Warwickshire] (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

  • 204157 Private Albert PAYNE, 22, ex-1549 Bedfordshire Yeomanry, born Blenheim [Oxfordshire], son of Sabta and Louisa Payne of Barton Hill Cottage, Streatley (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

  • 14308 Sergeant Arthur Charles PEPPER, 26, son of Phoebe Pepper of 76 High Street, Ridgmont and late John Pepper, resided Oakley (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

  • 26633 Lance Corporal Henry Charles PLAMPIN, 26, son of Charles Plampin of Rectory Road, Newton [Suffolk] and late Harriet Plampin (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

  • 39463 Private Henry Frederick PLAYER, 26, ex-5940 Army Pay Corps, born and resided Plaistow [Essex], son of late Frederick Reed Player and Janet Player, husband of Lily Francis (ex-Player) of 11 Station Road, Greenhithe [Kent] (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

  • 25299 Private Harry POLLARD, 23, born Hitchin [Hertfordshire], son of Ada Pollard of 36 Lytton Avenue, Letchworth [Hertfordshire] (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

  • 12255 Private William Ernest POOLE, born and resided Writtle [Essex] (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

  • 17621 Lance Corporal Sidney RENSHAW, born Battersea [London], resided Watford [Hertfordshire] (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

  • 40654 Private Herbert George ROBINSON, 20, ex-45169 Suffolk Regiment, son of Albert Edward and Minnie Robinson of 6 Silverdale Street, Kempston (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

  • 21274 Private Francis Thomas ROSE, 35, ex-94555 Royal Artillery, son of Isaac and Emma Rose of 53 Castle Street, Cirencester [Gloucestershire] husband of Florence Mary of Sutton Benger [Wiltshire] (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

  • 40132 Private Jack ROWE, 28, ex-12851 Essex Regiment, born West Ham [Essex] resided Leytonstone [Essex], brother of Ethel E Bye of 92 Crowfield Road, Stratford [London] (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

  • 40958 Private Headley ROWLAND, 28, ex-222278 Labour Corps, born Dunton, resided Biggleswade, husband of E J Buck (ex-Rowland) of 2 Waterloo Cottages, Biggleswade (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

  • 40501 Private Jonathan Barlow SAUNDERS, ex-29086 Essex Regiment, born Billockby [Norfolk], resided Fleggburgh Marshes [Norfolk] (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

  • 40656 Private Edwin Backmore SAWYER, ex-45610 Suffolk Regiment, born Haggerston [London], resided Walthamstow [Essex] (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

  • 26023 Private Frederick SMITH, 26, son of late Richard and Frances Smith of 23 Northcote Road, Walthamstow [Essex], resided Baldock [Hertfordshire] (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

  • 40661 Private Walter SPARLING, 30, ex-45213 Suffolk Regiment, born Brightlingsea [Essex], husband of Florence of 6 Saint John’s Green, Colchester [Essex], son of E Sparling (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

  • 10044 Corporal Walter John SPELLER, born Hunsdon [Hertfordshire], resided Hertford (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

  • 40967 Private George STANBRIDGE, ex-30504 Suffolk Regiment, born and resided Hertford (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

  • 30032 Private George Henry STEVENS, 29, born Hackney [London], resided South Norwood [Surrey], son of Thomas W Stevens, husband of Violet of 6 Sydenham Park [London] (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

  • 22325 Corporal Thomas TAYLOR, born and resided Essendon [Hertfordshire] (Poelcapelle British Cemetery) 

  • Second Lieutenant Albert Edward TEE, 28, C Company, son of Joseph Tee of Farcet [Huntingdonshire], husband of Christina May Hall (ex-Tee) of 330 Washington Street, Woburn [Massachussetts] (Tyne Cot Memorial, Passchendaele) 

  • 37590 Private Francis John TIDMARSH, 26, born Tetsworth [Oxfordshire], resided Woburn Sands [Buckinghamshire], son of Mary Tidmarsh of Cookham [Buckinghamshire] and late George Tidmarsh, husband of Gladys Winifred Phipps Tidmarsh of Stadhampton [Berkshire] (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

  • 43070 Sergeant Edward Frank TODD, ex-1196 Huntingdonshire Cyclist Battalion, born Brampton [Huntingdonshire], resided Hartford Hill [Huntingdonshire] (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

  • 203295 Private Gerald Theodore TRUSSELL, born Tunbridge Wells [Kent], resided Essendon [Hertfordshire] (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

  • 43568 Private Edwin VAUSE, 22, ex-242154 East Surrey Regiment, son of Nathaniel and Emma Vause of 65 Newport Street, Goole [Yorkshire] (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

  • 17273 Lance Corporal Harry WAGSTAFF, born Huntingdon, resided Biggleswade (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

  • 240512 Private Arthur WARD, born Birmingham [Warwickshire], resided Sparkbrook [Warwickshire] (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

  • 43487 Private Albert Edgar WEAVER, 26, ex-242070 Norfolk Regiment, born Birmingham [Warwickshire], son of Thomas and Mary Weaver of 233 Slade Road, Eardington [Shropshire] (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

  • 40669 Private Albert Joseph WELCH, ex-45182 Suffolk Regiment, born Aldgate [London], resided Letchworth [Hertfordshire] (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

  • 31255 Private Frederick John WEST, born Heath and Reach, resided Leighton Buzzard (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

  • 30685 Lance Corporal Arthur Lionel WILLINGHAM, born and resided Flitton (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

  • 20589 Private Herbert WILLSHER, 21, born and resided Caldecote, son of late Lilian Stokes (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

  • 28442 Sergeant John WOODWARD, born Rickmansworth [Hertfordshire], resided Harefield [Middlesex] (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

  • 40670 Private Richard WRIGHT, 19, ex-45180 Suffolk Regiment, born Kempston, son of Frederick and Eliza Wright of Duck End, Biddenham (Tyne Cot Memorial)  

10th Battalion 

  • Second Lieutenant Leslie Charles Thomas GATE, 21, attached 4th Battalion, son of Thomas Alexander and Emma Augusta Gate (Tyne Cot Memorial, Passchendaele) 

Died of Wounds  

4th Battalion 

  • 18336 Private Henry HILLIARD, resided Saint Albans [Hertfordshire] (Tyne Cot Memorial)  


1st/5th Battalion 

  • 201326 Private William PATTERSON, 24, born Sutton [Cambridgeshire] son of William and Alice Patterson of 9 Newtown, Haddenham [Cambridgeshire] (Jerusalem Memorial)  

31st October 1917 

Killed in Action  

2nd Battalion: 3rd Battle of Ypres: reserve trenches at Chinese Wall 

  • 9163 Private John Edward STIFF, 23, son of John and Hannah Stiff of Lennox Road, Finsbury Park [Middlesex], husband of Mary E Jones (ex-Stiff) of 139 Elthorne Road, Holloway [London], 7 years service (Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres)  

Died of Wounds  

4th Battalion 

  • 43557 Private Percy RAINFORD ex-241465 East Surrey Regiment, born Teddington [Middlesex], resided Forest Gate [Essex], husband of Cecily Ella of 28 Foxham Road, Tufnell Parl [London] (Dozinghem Military Cemetery) 

  • 22234 Private Leonard SMITH ex-30283 Suffolk Regiment, Saint Albans [Hertfordshire] (Dozinghem Military Cemetery) 

  • 19848 Private Jesse WRIGHT, 33, husband of Mary Elizabeth of Fen Farm, Connington [Huntingdonshire] (Duhallow ADS Cemetery) 

7th Battalion 

  • 43310 Private Robert Ernest KEMP ex-18634 Royal Fusiliers, born Carshalton [Surrey], resided Earlsfield [London], husband of Lucy of 1 Pine Grove, Sheringham [Norfolk] (Mendinghem Military Cemetery)