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1 hour ago, charlie962 said:

War Diary 12th Bn for night of 14th/15th June 1917 reports 4 OR Kia, 5 OR Missing and 31 ORs wounded

The 9 on CWGC as 12th Battalion died 14th June 1917 are:-


Lance Corporal 9543 William Samuel Baldock.

Second Lieutenant Harry Ayrton Bayly.

Private 62137 Cecil Burchett.

Private G/47682 S.G. Forman.

Second Lieutenant William Sylvester Nathan, 2nd Bn. Attd. 12th Bn.

Private 24693 Arthur Owen Simpson.

Private 62136 Edward Thomas Joseph Tresidder. (ICRC query from father – missing since 12th June 1917 and wounded).

Private 5032 James Webling.

Private 52243 Herbert James White. (No.2 Company).




1st Bn. London Regiment (Royal Fusiliers) attached 12th Bn. Royal Fusiliers.


Private 225098 Charles William Henry Dillistone.


15th June 1917. (All Ypres (Menin Gate) unless stated).


Private 6246 Leonard Colin Cable.

Private 62138 Robert Dormon.

Private 62122 Percy Francis King.

Corporal 5258 Alfred Land.

Corporal 25876 Alfred Norwood

Private STK/W2256 Fred Milner Peacock

Private 17922 Harry Wilfred Saville. Buried Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery.

Private 50056 Robert George Southgate.

Private 9511 Wilfrid John Yeoman.


So looks like it's difficult to reconcile War Diary, Official Casualty List & CWGC so bin that one :)




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