Beds Regt casualty lists: March 4th-5th, 1915


The following Beds Regt casualties were reported on Thursday, March 4th, 1915.


Church: Acting Sgt Joseph George (27), 8482, 1st Battalion, January 30th, 1915 (Dranouter Churchyard)

Holton: Pte Arthur (34), 6730, husband of Ellen Ann, of Flint Cottage, Daley Hall, Luton, 1st Battalion, November 7th, 1914 (Le Touret Memorial)

Ward: L-Cpl Alfred (24), 3/5697, son of Robert and Mary Ward, 3 East Avenue, Park Street, Luton, 1st Battalion, January 31st (Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres)

Warrington: Pte John (22), 4/7330, 1st Battalion, January 31st, 1915 (Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres)



Ion: L-Cpl George Thomas, 8887, 1st Battalion, February 2nd, 1915 (Dranouter Churchyard)



Armaden: Pte F., 7813

Bayford: Pte F. H., 8565

Cogan: Pte C., 9397

Davis: Pte F., 9981

Day: Pte W. T., 7489

Forbes: Pte E., 6964

Horne: Coy QM Sgt J., 6004

Humphreys: Bdsman J., 5528

Jones: Pte G., 8737

Messenger: Dmr W., 9720

Moules: Pte A., 7002

Prior: Pte G., 9665

Quince: Sgt E., 8763



On Friday, March 5th, Pte R. Smith, 10071, was reported to be wounded and missing.



Pte James Cook, 7954 (captured at Bertry, transfered to Döberitz POW Camp)

Pte Fred Papworth, 9123 (captured at Chatteris, wounded in the head and leg, transfered to Güstow POW Camp)

Pte Christopher Laxton, 2902 (captured at Mons, transferred to Lubeck POW Camp)

[Beds & Herts Saturday Telegraph, March 6th, 1915]