Casualties and prisoners 18 - 20th March 1915


As the war dragged on the lists of Beds Regiment casualties and prisoners were becoming longer and more frequent.

Included in a list of prisoners of war received from Germany on Thursday, March 18th, were the names of

A further list of prisoners of war in Germany was published on Saturday, March 20th. They included

Among the officers on the Thursday list, ,

The Monday [March 22nd] list included

  • Second Lieut H. H. C. Stoner who was reported to have been killed after previously being listed as missing.

The following day [March 23rd]

  • Second Lieut Alexander Dalzell Sprunt was reported to have died of wounds received at Neuve Chapelle;
  • Lieut A. H. Stratford Wounded
  • Capt Alan Moray Brown (47th Sikhs and previously with the Beds Regt) was reported to have been killed in action at Neuve Chapelle.

The following men of the Beds Regt were on March 19th reported to have been wounded:

  • Pte A. Bingham (7648),
  • Pte A. Howard (10471),
  • Acting Sgt Tomlin (9406),
  • Pte S. A. Young (10071).

The list of men killed in the March 22nd list were:

  • Pte F. J. Darlow (8655),
  • Pte A. Downes (10274),
  • Pte G. Pateman (13260)
  • Pte T. Swain ( 10343).


[The Luton News, March 25th, 1915]