1/8th Battalion casualties for September 1917

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John Eaton Blackwall, Commanding 1/8th Sherwood Foresters18th-casualties-september-1917

Killed in action or died of wounds

  • 325007 Pte A Robertson aged 27
  • 307669 Pte William Arthur Beckett
  • 305322 Pte William Smith Bell
  • 305636 Pte George Oswald Darwin
  • 306883 Pte L Lilley
  • 305476 Pte Cyril White Parkin
  • 21805 Pte Tom Gilbert from Brampton in Chesterfield
  • 36333 Pte Harry Cornelius Smedley

Missing believed killed during a trench raid

  • 305673 Lance Sergeant Josiah Blythe aged 28 and from Sutton in Ashfield
  • 306353 L/Cpl Herbert Charles Key aged 22 and from Newark
  • 305324 Pte Walter Cecil Randall aged 20 and from Retford
  • 325025 Pte Eugene Stewart aged 35 from Pothmahomack
  • 325044 Pte Stanley Thorne


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