ww1 servicemen - Casualties Part 1 (General)

by admin ⌂, Forest of Dean, Wednesday, February 26, 2020, 17:32 (136 days ago) @ valley50

We have accessed the database and have been able to extract a list of servicemen who were Killed in Action at the time of the Battle of the Somme. The names and details follow and as this list is long it will extend to a second posting.

Surname COLWELL
Forename Lewis
Rank Private
Regiment 1/7th Battalion Royal Warwickshire Regiment
Service Number 5243
Residence Drybrook/Cinderford
Notes 1 Enlisted 03_May_1916 KIA 28_August_1916 Remembered or Buried in Thiepval Memorial Pier and Face 9A 9B and 10B
Notes 2 _

Surname ADAMS
Forename Charles Leonard
Rank Private
Regiment 1st Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment
Service Number 23137
Residence Cinderford
Notes 1 Enlisted 10_June_1915 KIA 20_August_1916 Remembered or Buried in Caterpillar Valley Cemetery, Longueval, XI A 7
Notes 2 _

Surname DAVIS
Forename Alfred
Rank Private
Regiment 10th Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment
(List as whilst attached to Royal Berkshire Regiment)
Service Number 21320
Residence Cinderford/Soudley/ Blakeney
Notes 1 KIA 23_July_1916 Remembered or Buried in Thiepval Memorial, Pier and Face 5 A and 5 B
Notes 2 _

Surname HOPKINS
Forename William James
Rank Private
Regiment 10th Battalion Worcestershire Regiment
Service Number 18643
Residence Cinderford
Notes 1 Enlistedby 04 September_1914 KIA 04_September_1916 Remembered or Buried in DRANOUTRE MILITARY Cemetery - Belgium I H 6
Notes 2 _

Surname ADAMS
Forename Wintour Maurice
Rank Sergeant
Regiment 3rd Tunnelling Coy, Canadian Engineers,
Service Number 79360
Residence Cinderford
Notes 1 Enlisted 15_November_1914 KIA 28_November_1916 Remembered or Buried in Berks Cemetery Extension, I J 2
Notes 2 Also known as 'Winty'


Surname HATTON
Forename Herbert William
Rank Private
Regiment 10th (Service) Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment
(Attached to Devonshire Regiment when listed as wounded, August 1916)
Service Number 26714
Residence Newnham/Cinderford
Notes 1 KIA 20_July_1916 Remembered or Buried in Thiepval Memorial (Pier and Face 5A and 5B)
Notes 2

Surname GABB
Forename Ernest Theophilus
Rank Private/Bugler
Regiment 13th (Forest of Dean) Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment
Service Number 18241
Residence Cinderford
Notes 1 Enlisted By February 1915 KIA 30_June_1916 Remembered or Buried in Cabaret-Rouge British Cemetery Souchez (XXVII B 33)
Notes 2 Otherwise Theo E J

Surname PARRY
Forename William
Rank Private
Regiment No16 Platoon, D Company, 8th Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment
Service Number 12202
Residence Cinderford
Notes 1 Enlisted 03_September_1914 KIA 03_July_1916 _.Remembered or Buried in Thiepval Memorial (Pier and Face 4 A).
Notes 2 _

Surname MOUNTJOY
Forename Joseph
Rank Private
Regiment Royal Army Medical Corps
Service Number 47192
Residence Cinderford
Notes 1 KIA 16_August_1916 _ Remembered or Buried in BAILLEUL COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, NORD II. F. 159.
Notes 2 _

Surname BYETT
Forename Albert John
Rank Gunner
Regiment D Battery, 102 Brigade, Royal Field Artillery
Service Number 121024
Residence Soudley/Cinderford
Notes 1 Enlisted _November_1915 KIA 24_July_1916 Remembered or Buried in Flatiron Copse Cemetery, Mametz, I D 3
Notes 2 _

Surname WILLIAMS
Forename John
Rank Private
Regiment 3rd Battalion Grenadier Guards
Service Number 27110
Residence Cinderford
Notes 1 Enlisted _April_1916 KIA 23_July_1917 Remembered or Buried in WHITE HOUSE Cemetery, STJEAN-LES-YPRES IIIO9
Notes 2 _

Surname COOPER
Forename William John
Rank Private
Regiment 13th (Forest of Dean) Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment
Service Number 19893
Residence Cinderford
Notes 1 Enlisted 07_June_1915 KIA 30_June_1916 Remembered or Buried in Cabaret-Rouge British Cemetery Souchez (XV O 27)
Notes 2 Wounded, July_1915

Surname GAZZARD
Forename William John
Rank Corporal
Regiment 13th (Forest of Dean) Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment
Service Number 18195
Residence Cinderford
Notes 1 Enlisted _January_ 1915 KIA 05_August_1916 Remembered or Buried in Gorre British and Indian Cemetery (II B 13)
Notes 2 _

Surname ROGERS
Forename Philip James
Rank Private
Regiment 2nd Battalion Grenadier Guards
Gloucestershire Regiment
Service Number GD56/15060
Residence Cinderford
Notes 1 KIA 14_September_1916 Remembered or Buried in Thiepval Memorial, Pier and Face 8 D
Notes 2 _

Surname EVANS
Forename Charles L
Rank Private
Regiment 10th Battalion Worcestershire Regiment,
Gloucestershire Regiment
Service Number 21734
Residence Cinderford
Notes 1 Enlisted 02_September_1914 KIA 04_July_1916 Remembered or Buried in Thiepval Memorial, Pier and Face 5 A and 6 C
Notes 2 _

Surname EVANS
Forename James
Rank Private
Regiment Gloucestershire Regiment
Service Number 13507
Residence Cinderford
Notes 1 Enlisted 07_September_1914 KIA 17_August_1916 _ Remembered or Buried in Thiepval Memorial, Pier and Face 5 A and 5 B
Notes 2 _

Surname JONES
Forename Charles Spencer
Rank Private/Sapper
Regiment 4th Siege Company, Royal Monmouthshire Royal Engineers
Service Number 387379
Residence Cinderford
Notes 1 Enlisted _December_1914 KIA 30_March_1916 Remembered or Buried in Voormezeele Enclosures No 1 and No 2 I D 13
Notes 2 _

Surname EVANS
Forename Percival Charles
Rank Private/Sapper
Regiment 1st (?7th) Labour Battalion Corps of Royal Engineers
Service Number 125687
Residence Cinderford
Notes 1 Enlisted _May_1916 KIA 20_October_1916 Remembered or Buried in WIMEREUX COMMUNAL Cemetery IR14A
Notes 2 _

EVANS
Forename William Henry
Rank Private
Regiment D Company 8th Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment
Service Number 12201
Residence Cinderford
Notes 1 Enlisted 06_October_1914 KIA 30_July_1916 _ Remembered or Buried in Thiepval Memorial, Pier and Face 5 A and 5 B
Notes 2 -


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