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

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