British soldiers in the Winter snow at Ypres 1917. ||
1st - On Divisional Rest. Battalion at La Commune training.|
2nd to 10th - Moved to Zudrove. Training to 10th.
10th - Marched to Watten. Entrained there and detrained at Brandhoek where proceeded to Erie Camp. Enemy aeroplanes over
bombing, one bomb dropped in Transport Lines. 1 OR killed and 5 wounded. 20 animal casualties.
28222 Pte Scanlon Charles Edward. Home at Glaisdale, N Yorks. Born Hartlepool. Enlisted Lealholm, N Yorks.
Killed in action on the 10th December 1917 aged 30. Commemorated at Brandhoek New Military Cemetery.
11th - Brigade moved up into Support area, Battalion moved up to Camp at I.9.a.3.2.
12th - Battalion moved up and relieved 5th DLI in Hambourg Area. 1 OR killed. Lt TH Gaunt and 4 ORs wounded.
240881 Pte Cook George. Home at Harome, Nawton, Yorks. Enlisted at Malton.
Killed in action on the 12th December 1917 aged 23. Commemorated at Tyne Cot Cemetery.
13th to 15th - Battalion in Brigade Support. Supplying working and carrying parties to Battalion Front Line. On 14th 1 OR
killed. 1 died of wounds and 5 others wounded. On 15th 1 OR killed, 1 died of wounds and 9 others wounded.|
201203 L/Cpl Pickersgill Ernest Blythe. Home at Bedale, N Yorks. Enlisted Northallerton.
Died of wounds on the 14th December 1917. Commemorated at Potijze Chateau Grounds Cemetery, Ypres.
14576 Pte Ramshaw Edward. Home at Fencehouses. Born Gateshead. Enlisted at Shiney Row.
Killed in action on the 14th December 1917. Commemorated at Tyne Cot Cemetery.
20760 Pte Garrigill George James. Born at Hartlepool. Enlisted at Middlesbrough.
Died of wounds on the 15th December 1917. (SDGW gives surname as Carrigal.) Commemorated at Tyne Cot Cemetery.
240481 Cpl Hebbron Charles Edward. Home at 3 Mount Cottages, Seamer Rd, Scarborough. Born and enlisted at Scarborough.
Killed in action on the 15th December 1917 aged 23. Commemorated at Dochy Farm New British Cemetery.
16th - Battalion relieved by 6th Northumberland Fus and moved by bus to Brandhoek into Toronto Camp. Brigade in Divisional
17th to 18th - At Toronto Camp resting, bathing, refitting etc.
19th to 21st - Moved forward again to Camp on Menin Road, supplying working parties for REs
22nd - Battalion moved into Rear Support and relieved the 4th Bn East Yorks. 1 OR killed and 3 wounded.
20868 Pte O'Reilly John William Henry. Born Tynemouth. Enlisted Middlesbrough.
Killed in action on the 22nd December 1917. Commemorated at Tyne Cot Cemetery.
23rd - Supplying working parties for REs and wiring.
42385 Pte Jones Shadrack. Born and enlisted at Kidderminster.
Died of wounds on the 23rd December 1917 aged 39. Ex 183525 Royal Field Artillery. Commemorated at Nine Elms British Cemetery.
24th - Battalion moved into Front Line at night and relieved 6th DLI. 14th Div on Left and 49th Div on Right. 3 ORs wounded
[gassed] attached to Bde HQ. Casualties nil on 25th
26th - 2 ORs killed and 2 wounded. Heavy enemy barrage put down at 8.00 pm.
240748 L/Cpl Fox James Albert. Enlisted Beverley.
Killed in action on the 26th December 1917. Commemorated at Tyne Cot Memorial Ypres.
20847 Pte Scott George Henry. Home at 54 Hunter St, Middlesbrough. Born and enlisted at Middlesbrough.
Killed in action on the 26th December 1917 aged 38. Commemorated at Tyne Cot Memorial Ypres.
27th - C Coy HQ hit by a shell, direct hit. Lt FG Danby and 2nd Lt WH Coles killed. Lt F Green badly wounded and died next day.
1 OR killed and 1 wounded.
Lt Coles William Henry.
Killed in action on the 27th December 1917. Commemorated at Tyne Cot Cemetery.
Pte John Waller Mudd. ||
201822 Pte Mudd John Waller. Home at West End, Stokesley, N Yorks. Born and enlisted at Stokesley.
Killed in action on the 27th December 1917 aged 22. He had been a Farm worker before the War. Buried in Tyne Cot Cemetery. His father received a letter from the CO describing John as a "good and gallant soldier whose burial is to be in a British cemetery
in the battlefield where he so nobly died."|
Lt Danby Geoffrey. Home at Brompton by Sawdon, nr Pickering, N Yorks.
Killed in action on the 27th December 1917. Commissioned from the Yorkshire Hussars. Commemorated at Tyne Cot Cemetery, Ypres.
28th - Battalion relieved by 4th Northumberland Fus and proceeded to Camp on Menin Road. 4 ORs wounded.
Lt Green Frank. Home at Keld Gate, Beverley.
Died of wounds on the 28th December 1917 aged 23. Commemorated at Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery.
29th - Battalion moved by bus to Toronto Camp, Brandhoek where remained to 31st resting, bathing and reorganising etc.
1st - At Toronto Camp, Brankhoek resting.|
2nd 3rd - Moved to Whitby Camp, Potijze Area. Supplying working parties for REs. On 3rd 1 OR wounded.
4th - Moved to Laarweld, about 3 miles NW of Steenvoorde by bus. Remained here training until 15th.
243475 Pte White Edmund Revell Home at Delph Cottage, Repton Derbys. Born and enlisted at Ashover Derbys.
Died on the 7th January 1918 aged 41. Served in the Boer War. Commemorated at Etaples Cemetery. Hospital.
241777 Pte Willoughby Arthur. Home at Bankers Buildings, Five St, Knottingley, Yorks. Enlisted Nottingley.
Died on the 7th January 1918. Commemorated at Lidssenthoek Military Cemetery.
15th - Marched to Godewaerswelde. Entrained there and marched to Setques. Part of Transport moved by road. Training here
28th - Marched to Wizernes. Entrained there and detrained Ypres. Marched to St Jean Camp - Potijze Area to relieve a Battalion
of 33rd Division. Supplying working parties here for REs to 31st.
1st to 9th - At St Jean Camp, Potijze Area.
9th - Relieved 8th DLI as Support Bn to Left of Brigade. Bn HQ at Irksome.|
10th - Moved into Front Line and relieved 6th Bn DLI. Left sub-section, Left Brigade. Remained here to 14th. On 11th 1 OR
14th - Relieved by 5th DLI and moved into Divisional Reserve in the cellars at Ypres. Here until 18th supplying working parties
18th - Moved into line in relief of 5th DLI. Took over same sector as on 10th inst. Remained here to 21st. On 20th 1 OR
21st - Relieved by 1st Cameronians of 19th Bde, 33rd Div. Moved back to cellars Ypres. 3 ORs killed.
13188 Cpl Davies William. Home at Hawarden. Cheshire place of birth. Enlisted at Warrington.
Killed in action on the 21st February 1918. Commemorated at Tyne Cot Cemetery.
202298 Sgt Linton Walter Born Leicester. Enlisted Desborough.
Killed in action on the 21st February 1918. Ex 1622 4th Northants Regt. Commemorated at Tyne Cot Cemetery.
33111 Cpl Shearing Ernest. Home at 87 Gladstone St, Norwich. Born and enlisted Norwich.
Killed in action on the 21st February 1918 aged 21. Ex 3685 Norfolk Regt Commemorated at Tyne Cot Cemetery.
22nd - Entrained at Ypres and detrained at Wizernes. Marched to Setques where remained training to 28th. Division in GHQ Reserve.