BOCKETT, Harold Arthur Palmer – 2/Lt – 2nd Btn – Killed in action 3/5/1917

Second Lieutenant Harold Arthur Palmer Bockett. 2nd Battalion Honourable Artillery Company. Killed in action on 3rd May 1917 at Bullecourt. No known grave. Commemorated Arras Memorial, France.

  • Admitted in to the HAC on 24th November 1915
  • Went to France on 10th March 1917
  • Killed in action at Bullecourt on 3rd May 1917
  • No known grave
  • Commemorated on Arras Memorial, France
  • Bay 1
  • Son of Arthur Bockett, of Fairview Lodge, Fairview Gardens, Leigh-On-Sea.

During this terrific fight Capt. F.H.S. Satchwell and Lieuts. H.A.P. Bockett, R.H. Fedden, E.C. Ellis, L.F. Gandar-Dower and E.W.F. Hammond had been killed, and Capts. R.J. Drury and L. Sturt and Lieuts. J.S. Reeve, S. Hopper and J.A. Hardman had been wounded, together with well over 200 men. (Extract from The Honourable Artillery Company in the Great War, 1914-1919, by G. Goould Walker)

 

Men of the Honourable Artillery Company killed or wounded at Bullecourt:

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