Red Cross Files: German Spring Offensive

22nd-battalionThe following 18 men of the 22nd Battalion were killed in action or died of wounds during the time of the German Spring Offensive of 1918, first while the battalion was in Belgium and then following the move south and back to the Somme battlefields near Dernancourt.  Some of the men have WW1 Red Cross Files for the Wounded and Missing – click on the links to learn more of their fate, often from first hand accounts from their comrades.

LEST WE FORGET

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Regt No. Rank Surname Init Yr Cause of Death Date of Death Country Cemetery / Memorial
664 Private O’NEILL A 30 Killed in Action 26/03/1918 Belgium BERKS CEMETERY EXTENSION
Second Lieut. PARSONS W H 24 Killed in Action 26/03/1918 Belgium BERKS CEMETERY EXTENSION
5148 Private SIMMONDS E G 23 Died of Wounds 27/03/1918 France OUTTERSTEENE COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, BAILLEUL
5312 Private BARTLETT T N 39 Killed in Action 27/03/1918 Belgium BERKS CEMETERY EXTENSION
6851 Private MITCHELL F J 31 Killed in Action 27/03/1918 Belgium BERKS CEMETERY EXTENSION
1925 Private LEE J S 32 Died of Wounds 03/04/1918 Belgium LIJSSENTHOEK MILITARY CEMETERY
5060 Private MORAN P F 29 Killed in Action 10/04/1918 France VILLERS-BRETONNEUX MEMORIAL
4765A Private CAMPBELL W 30 Killed in Action 10/04/1918 France DERNANCOURT COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION
3814 Private DAMON G L 21 Died of Wounds 11/04/1918 France DOULLENS COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION NO.1
1121 Private BOYCE G H 27 Died of Wounds 13/04/1918 France DOULLENS COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION NO.1
2457 Private YULE R O 38 Killed in Action 14/04/1918 France ST. PIERRE CEMETERY, AMIENS
549 Sgt. ASPINALL R 25 Killed in Action 15/04/1918 France DERNANCOURT COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION
4400 Sgt. CORRY V C 21 Killed in Action 18/04/1918 France DERNANCOURT COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION
4104 Private FOOTS J M 26 Died of Wounds 22/04/1918 France VIGNACOURT BRITISH CEMETERY
807 Private DERMODY P G 32 Killed in Action 23/04/1918 France LAVIEVILLE COMMUNAL CEMETERY
4675 Lance Corporal COLHOUN G E 30 Killed in Action 24/04/1918 France LAVIEVILLE COMMUNAL CEMETERY
5876 Lance Corporal DOUGLAS O H 38 Killed in Action 24/04/1918 France DERNANCOURT COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION
Lieut. BARKER A R 21 Killed in Action 24/04/1918 France LAVIEVILLE COMMUNAL CEMETERY

 

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