Red Cross Files: Bapaume

22nd-battalionThe following twenty-six men of the 22nd Battalion were killed during the period of duty when the Battalion and the AIF was pursuing the retreating German Army to the Hindenburg Line in the Spring of 1917. Some of the men have WW1 Red Cross Files for the Wounded and Missing – click on the links below to learn more of their fate, often from first hand accounts from their comrades.

Lest We Forget

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Regt No. Rank Name Init. Yr Cause of Death Date of Death Country Cemetery / Memorial
4465 Sgt HURTER E C T 28 Killed in Action 07/02/1917 France VILLERS-BRETONNEUX MEMORIAL
4583 Pte KAVANAGH T 40 Killed in Action 10/02/1917 France WARLENCOURT BRITISH CEMETERY
5459 Pte MATSON W L 29 Killed in Action 10/02/1917 France WARLENCOURT BRITISH CEMETERY
5315 Pte BIBER F W 53 Killed in Action 10/02/1917 France WARLENCOURT BRITISH CEMETERY
5371 Pte JAGO G E 37 Killed in Action 10/02/1917 France WARLENCOURT BRITISH CEMETERY
1744 Pte LOCARNINI C B 19 Illness 20/02/1917 France DERNANCOURT COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION
3963 Cpl WITTNER H 23 Killed in Action 21/02/1917 France VILLERS-BRETONNEUX MEMORIAL
221 Pte NICKSON F 23 Killed in Action 25/02/1917 France VILLERS-BRETONNEUX MEMORIAL
153 Sgt FLEMING P 25 Killed in Action 25/02/1917 France VILLERS-BRETONNEUX MEMORIAL
1889 Pte CALLANDER N 26 Killed in Action 25/02/1917 France VILLERS-BRETONNEUX MEMORIAL
4971 Pte ALEXANDER C H 30 Killed in Action 25/02/1917 France VILLERS-BRETONNEUX MEMORIAL
4421 L-Cpl DWYER G B 21 Killed in Action 25/02/1917 France VILLERS-BRETONNEUX MEMORIAL
5684 Pte SMITH R F 19 Killed in Action 25/02/1917 France WARLENCOURT BRITISH CEMETERY
5073 Pte PEACOCK W A 22 Died of Wounds 26/02/1917 France DOUCHY-LES-AYETTE BRITISH CEMETERY
Lieut. CORNE W 23 Killed in Action 26/02/1917 France VILLERS-BRETONNEUX MEMORIAL
37 Pte KRUGER J H 20 Died of Wounds 26/02/1917 France DERNANCOURT COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION
5300 L-Cpl LE BON E G 27 Died of Wounds 03/03/1917 France ST. SEVER CEMETERY EXTENSION, ROUEN
6170 Pte WALLIS B T 25 Killed in Action 03/05/17* note KIA at Bullecourt France BAILLEUL ROAD EAST CEMETERY, ST. LAURENT-BLANGY
2nd Lieut. MASSIE H V 24 Died of Wounds 08/03/1917 France DOUCHY-LES-AYETTE BRITISH CEMETERY
5356 Pte GOODALL J B 36 Killed in Action 09/03/1917 France WARLENCOURT BRITISH CEMETERY
4497 Pte MAHER P 22 Killed in Action 10/03/1917 France VILLERS-BRETONNEUX MEMORIAL
4174 Pte McGANN H N 27 Died of Wounds 11/03/1917 France ETRETAT CHURCHYARD EXTENSION
3864 Pte LANDER R 23 Killed in Action 12/03/1917 France VILLERS-BRETONNEUX MEMORIAL
1501 Pte WYNN J 25 Killed in Action 15/03/1917 France WARLENCOURT BRITISH CEMETERY
2391 Cpl SIDDELL J W 22 Killed in Action 16/03/1917 France WARLENCOURT BRITISH CEMETERY
76 Pte CORNISH P J 22 Illness 29/03/1917 France VILLERS-BRETONNEUX MEMORIAL

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