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Australian Infantry

 

2nd Battalion

AUSTRALIAN INFANTRY

(New South Wales)

1st Australian Infantry Brigade / 1st Australian Division

 

17th July : Warloy-Baillon.

19th July : Albert. Relieve during the night the 10th Northumberland Fusiliers in front of Pozieres (South side of the Albert-Bapaume road).

23rd July : Attack and taking of Pozieres. Capture of a section of Pozieres Trench and of Gibraltar.

26th July : Albert.

27th July : Contay area.

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15th August : Albert area.

16th August : In reserve South of Pozieres. Fatigue parties to support and front lines.

18th-19th August : In support of the 4th Battalion in front of Mouquet Farm.

20th August : Tara Hill / Albert.  Fatigue parties to Chalk Pit.

21st August : Warloy-Baillon.

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24th October : Fricourt/Mametz area.

29th October : In front line in Flers-Gueudecourt sector.

1st November : Relief by 4th Battalion. Delville Wood. Fatigue parties to support and front lines.

4th November : C and D Companies  in Bulls Road in support of the attack of the 1st Battalion on Bayonet Trench.

6th November : Relief of the 4th Battalion in Flers-Gueudecourt sector.

9th November : Relief by 9th Battalion. Bernafay Camp.

11th November : Fatigues parties.

12th November : Dernancourt.

 

152 names

2101    Corporal

Arthur Gladstone

ALDERDICE

Died of wounds on the 15th August 1916

Rest in peace in Wandsworth (Earlsfield) Cemetery

 

2340    Private

Peter

ALL

Died of wounds on the 29th October 1916

Rest in peace in Bazentin-le-Petit Military Cemetery

 

1040    Private

Donald James Carey

ANDERSON

Killed in action on the 17th August 1916 - Age 22

Commemorated on Villers-Bretonneux Memorial

 

2338    Private

Robert

ANDERSON

Killed in action on the 24th July 1916 - Age 29

Commemorated on Villers-Bretonneux Memorial

 

131    Private

Thomas Alfred

ANDERSON

Killed in action on the 24th July 1916 - Age 18

Commemorated on Villers-Bretonneux Memorial

 

4129    Private

Edward Raymond

ANSELL

Died of wounds on the 24th July 1916 - Age 24

Rest in peace in Warloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

2343    Lance Corporal

Joseph

ARMSTRONG

Killed in action on the 23rd July 1916

Rest in peace in Courcelette British Cemetery

 

3976    Private

William Harold

BALDWIN

Killed in action on the 24th July 1916

Commemorated on Villers-Bretonneux Memorial

 

819    Private

Arthur

BANKS

Killed in action on the 25th July 1916 - Age 24

Commemorated on Villers-Bretonneux Memorial

 

1318    Private

Alfred Ernest

BARRETT

Killed in action on the 25th July 1916 - Age 25

Commemorated on Villers-Bretonneux Memorial

 

4357    Private

Percival William

BISHOP

Killed in action on the 24th July 1916 - Age 18

Commemorated on Villers-Bretonneux Memorial

 

5650    Private

Francis Reginald

BLAKE

Killed in action on the 5th November 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Bulls Road Cemetery

 

2582    Private

Charles

BLANKENSHIP

Killed in action on the 23rd July 1916

Commemorated on Villers-Bretonneux Memorial

 

2573    Private

Herbert John

BLUM

Died of wounds on the 25th July 1916 - Age 28

Rest in peace in Puchevillers British Cemetery

 

4149A    Private

David

BRETTLE

Killed in action on the 24th July 1916

Commemorated on Villers-Bretonneux Memorial

 

2357    Private

William John

BRIMBECOM

Killed in action on the 23rd July 1916 - Age 22

Commemorated on Villers-Bretonneux Memorial

 

2361    Private

Lionel

BRIZZOLARA

Died of wounds on the 25th July 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Warloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

3716    Private

Thomas Alexander

BUCKLEY

Died of wounds on the 27th July 1916 - Age 18

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery

 

271    Sergeant

Reginald Arthur

BUSSELL

Died of wounds on the 27th July 1916

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

 

4469    Private

Ernest

CADOGAN

Killed in action on the 25th July 1916

Commemorated on Villers-Bretonneux Memorial

 

2590    Private

William George

CARR

Killed in action on the 23rd July 1916 - Age 22

Commemorated on Villers-Bretonneux Memorial

 

4465    Private

William Patrick

CARROLL

Killed in action on the 20th August 1916 - Age 26

Commemorated on Villers-Bretonneux Memorial

 

2366    Lance Corporal

Benjamin

CLARK

Died of wounds on the 20th July 1916

Rest in peace in Becourt Military Cemetery

 

604    Sergeant

George Edward

COOK

Died of wounds on the 24th July 1916 - Age 29

Rest in peace in Warloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

4164    Private

Christopher John

COOPER

Died of wounds on the 9th August 1916

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

 

3734    Private

John Gregory

CORRIGAN

Killed in action on the 24th July 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Villers-Bretonneux Memorial

 

1524    Private

Charles Henry

COSTELLO

Killed in action on the 24th July 1916

Commemorated on Villers-Bretonneux Memorial

 

3054    Private

Owen Leslie

COUGHLAN

Killed in action on the 24th July 1916

Commemorated on Villers-Bretonneux Memorial

 

3030    Lance Corporal

Hugh

COULTER

Died of wounds on the 23rd July 1916 - Age 48

Rest in peace in Warloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

5061    Private

Bertie

CRACKNELL

Killed in action on the 17th August 1916 - Age 25

Commemorated on Villers-Bretonneux Memorial

 

2718    Lance Corporal

Walter Cecil

CRUIKSHANK

Killed in action on the 25th July 1916 - Age 24

Commemorated on Villers-Bretonneux Memorial

 

2377    Private

John James Joseph

CUMMINS

Killed in action on the 31st October 1916

Rest in peace in A.I.F. Burial Ground

 

Lieutenant

Niven

CUTHBERT

Died of wounds on the 2nd November 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Grove Town Cemetery

 

4475    Private

Henry Edward

DAVIS

Killed in action on the 18th August 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n2

 

3755    Private

Leo Augustine

DIENER

Killed in action on the 22nd-25th July 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Villers-Bretonneux Memorial

 

1046    Private

Roy Victor

DRANSFIELD

Killed in action on the 25th July 1916 - Age 23

Commemorated on Villers-Bretonneux Memorial

 

4170    Private

Leonard Mortimer

DUNCAN

Killed in action on the 23rd July 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Villers-Bretonneux Memorial

 

3512    Private

Patrick Ignatius

DWYER

Killed in action on the 22nd-25th July 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Pozieres British Cemetery

 

39    Corporal

Esbert Arthur Bertram

EDWARDS

Died of wounds on the 31st July 1916

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery

 

2399    Private

William

EKLUND

Killed in action on the 17th August 1916

Commemorated on Villers-Bretonneux Memorial

 

4178    Private

Hermann

ERBE

Killed in action on the 22nd-25th July 1916 - Age 23

Commemorated on Villers-Bretonneux Memorial

 

4183    Private

Edward James

FILBY

Killed in action on the 23rd July 1916

Commemorated on Villers-Bretonneux Memorial

 

4185    Private

Gregory Archie

FLOOD

Died of wounds on the 24th July 1916

Rest in peace in Puchevillers British Cemetery

 

3772    Private

Francis William

GAMBLE

Killed in action on the 23rd July 1916

Commemorated on Villers-Bretonneux Memorial

 

3989    Private

John Samuel

GARDINER

Killed in action on the 22nd-25th July 1916

Commemorated on Villers-Bretonneux Memorial

 

4190A    Private

Leslie Thomas

GODFREY

Killed in action on the 25th July 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in London Cemetery and Extension

 

4187A    Private

Victor

GRAHAM

Killed in action on the 23rd July 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n2

 

4297A    Private

Richard Frank

GREEN

Killed in action on the 18th August 1916

Commemorated on Villers-Bretonneux Memorial

 

4188    Private

Harold

GREENWOOD

Killed in action on the 23rd July 1916

Commemorated on Villers-Bretonneux Memorial

 

3530    Private

John Robert

GRIFFITHS

Killed in action on the 20th July 1916 - Age 23

Commemorated on Villers-Bretonneux Memorial

 

1764    Private

Joseph Bernard

HARDING

Killed in action on the 20th July 1916

Commemorated on Villers-Bretonneux Memorial

 

2180    Private

Gordon Robin

HARPER

Killed in action on the 31st October 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in A.I.F. Burial Ground

 

3815    Private

William Henry

HARRIS

Killed in action on the 23rd July 1916

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n2

 

3537    Private

Alexander Hugh

HASTINGS

Killed in action on the 22nd-25th July 1916 - Age 23

Commemorated on Villers-Bretonneux Memorial

 

4205A    Private

George Mervyn

HAWKINS

Died of wounds on the 25th July 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Bapaume Post Military Cemetery

 

2414    Private

Thomas

HAYES

Killed in action on the 23rd July 1916

Commemorated on Villers-Bretonneux Memorial

 

1077    Lance Corporal

John Percival

HOLLAND

Killed in action on the 22nd-25th July 1916

Commemorated on Villers-Bretonneux Memorial

 

4210    Private

Colin Ferguson

HOOD

Killed in action on the 24th July 1916 - Age 24

Commemorated on Villers-Bretonneux Memorial

 

177    Corporal

Frederick Howard Arnold

HORSFALL

Killed in action on the 23rd July 1916 - Age 25

Commemorated on Villers-Bretonneux Memorial

 

Lieutenant

Walter Joseph

HOST, MM

Died of wounds on the 24th July 1916

Rest in peace in Warloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

59    Private

Cyril Maurice

HOWELL

Killed in action on the 19th August 1916

Commemorated on Villers-Bretonneux Memorial

 

2419    Private

Alfred

HUGHES

Killed in action on the 22nd-25th July 1916

Commemorated on Villers-Bretonneux Memorial

 

1139    Private

Percy Borwick

HUNTER

Killed in action on the 23rd July 1916

Commemorated on Villers-Bretonneux Memorial

 

4509    Private

Frank

IRELAND

Killed in action on the 23rd July 1916 - Age 37

Commemorated on Villers-Bretonneux Memorial

 

4303A    Private

Eric Douglas

JACKSON

Killed in action on the 25th July 1916

Commemorated on Villers-Bretonneux Memorial

 

3820    Private

Fred

JACKSON

Killed in action on the 19th August 1916

Commemorated on Villers-Bretonneux Memorial

 

4301A    Private

John Charles

JAMES

Died of wounds on the 2nd August 1916

Rest in peace in Netley Military Cemetery

 

1370    Private

John Inglis

JENNINGS

Killed in action on the 23rd July 1916 - Age 24

Rest in peace in Gordon Dump Cemetery

 

3927    Private

William James

JOHNSON

Died of wounds on the 30th July 1916 - Age 49

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

 

4216    Private

Arthur Sidney

JONES

Killed in action on the 24th July 1916

Commemorated on Villers-Bretonneux Memorial

 

1572    Private

Richard Frederick

JOYCE

Killed in action on the 18th August 1916

Commemorated on Villers-Bretonneux Memorial

 

752    Corporal

Kenneth Gordon

KEECH

Killed in action on the 24th July 1916

Commemorated on Villers-Bretonneux Memorial

 

303    Sergeant

Thomas

KEENAN

Killed in action on the 24th July 1916

Commemorated on Villers-Bretonneux Memorial

 

3553    Corporal

Henry Edward James

KENNARD

Killed in action on the 24th July 1916

Commemorated on Villers-Bretonneux Memorial

 

639    Company Sergeant Major

Robert

KENNEDY

Killed in action on the 22nd-25th July 1916 - Age 32

Rest in peace in London Cemetery and Extension

 

3840    Private

Alexander

KERMODE

Killed in action on the 16th August 1916

Commemorated on Villers-Bretonneux Memorial

 

3837    Private

Samuel August

KILLINGBECK

Killed in action on the 24th July 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Villers-Bretonneux Memorial

 

1975    Private

Arthur James

LANCASTER

Died of wounds on the 25th July 1916

Commemorated on Villers-Bretonneux Memorial

 

2435    Lance Corporal

William James

LE SUEUR

Killed in action on the 24th July 1916

Commemorated on Villers-Bretonneux Memorial

 

4230    Private

Thomas Amos

LEWIS

Killed in action on the 24th July 1916 - Age 28

Commemorated on Villers-Bretonneux Memorial

 

4301A    Private

Charles Gouldthorp

LONGWORTH

Died of wounds on the 6th August 1916 - Age 29

Rest in peace in Netley Military Cemetery

 

4218A    Private

Francis John William

LOPPS

Killed in action on the 24th July 1916

Commemorated on Villers-Bretonneux Memorial

 

4365    Private

John Lachlan

MACKINTOSH

Died of wounds on the 24th July 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Warloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

4223A    Private

Edward Charles

MANLEY

Killed in action on the 24th July 1916 - Age 29

Commemorated on Villers-Bretonneux Memorial

 

3567    Private

Joseph John

MATTHEWS

Died of wounds on the 24th July 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Puchevillers British Cemetery

 

4547    Private

Harold Vincent

McAULIFFE

Killed in action on the 22nd-25th July 1916

Rest in peace in A.I.F. Burial Ground

 

320    Company Sergeant Major

James

McCANN

Died of wounds on the 1st November 1916 - Age 25

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

770    Sergeant

Charles Daniel

McCARTHY

Killed in action on the 24th July 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Villers-Bretonneux Memorial

 

1790    Private

Stanley

McCARTHY

Killed in action on the 24th July 1916 - Age 32

Commemorated on Villers-Bretonneux Memorial

 

1069    Driver

George Clarence

McCOLGAN

Killed in action on the 18th August 1916

Commemorated on Villers-Bretonneux Memorial

 

4546    Private

John

McCRACKEN

Killed in action on the 25th July 1916 - Age 33

Rest in peace in Pozieres British Cemetery

 

4211A    Private

Alexander Frank

McCROW

Died of wounds on the 26th July 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Warloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

3359    Private

John Edward

McCUSKER

Died of wounds on the 25th July 1916

Rest in peace in Puchevillers British Cemetery

 

4313A    Private

William Frederick

McDONALD

Killed in action on the 19th August 1916 - Age 35

Commemorated on Villers-Bretonneux Memorial

 

2645    Private

Michael

McFADDEN

Killed in action on the 25th July 1916

Commemorated on Villers-Bretonneux Memorial

 

4246    Private

Angus

McINNES

Killed in action on the 24th July 1916 - Age 29

Commemorated on Villers-Bretonneux Memorial

 

4544    Private

John William

McLOSKEY

Killed in action on the 22nd July 1916

Commemorated on Villers-Bretonneux Memorial

 

2933    Private

Ernest Augustus Mowbray

MICHAEL

Died of wounds on the 31st July 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Keighley (Morton) Cemetery

 

4530    Private

Alfred

MILES

Killed in action on the 6th November 1916 - Age 23

Commemorated on Villers-Bretonneux Memorial

 

3625A    Private

John Alfred

NELSON

Killed in action on the 17th August 1916 - Age 24

Commemorated on Villers-Bretonneux Memorial

 

4315A    Private

Roy

NICHOLSON

Killed in action on the 24th July 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Villers-Bretonneux Memorial

 

4215    Private

Hugh Thomas

NOLAN

Died of wounds on the 30th July 1916

Rest in peace in Puchevillers British Cemetery

 

1169    Private

Patrick Coleman

O'BRIEN

Died of wounds on the 30th July 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Abbeville Communal Cemetery

 

3633    Private

Henry Michael

O'KEEFE

Killed in action on the 24th July 1916

Commemorated on Villers-Bretonneux Memorial

 

3630A    Private

Arthur John

ORMES

Died of wounds on the 12th August 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

 

331    Sergeant

Alfred Barnslade

PARKER

Died of wounds on the 5th November 1916

Rest in peace in Bernafay Wood British Cemetery

 

2663    Lance Corporal

William

PEARSON

Killed in action on the 24th July 1916

Commemorated on Villers-Bretonneux Memorial

 

211    Lance Sergeant

David

PHEENEY

Died of wounds on the 25th July 1916 - Age 42

Rest in peace in Puchevillers British Cemetery

 

2667    Private

Henry William

PIPER

Killed in action on the 22nd July 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Villers-Bretonneux Memorial

 

428    Sergeant

John Richardson

POOLE

Died of wounds on the 5th November 1916 - Age 30

Rest in peace in Shorncliffe Military Cemetery

 

4248A    Private

William George

POWER

Died of wounds on the 12th August 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

 

4252    Private

Rene Alphonso Louis

RAIMONDE

Killed in action on the 23rd July 1916

Commemorated on Villers-Bretonneux Memorial

 

2674    Private

Charles James Francis

RASMUSSEN

Died of wounds on the 24th July 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Puchevillers British Cemetery

 

2465    Private

Thomas William

RAYBONE

Killed in action on the 26th July 1916

Commemorated on Villers-Bretonneux Memorial

 

786    Corporal

Daniel Thomas

REDDAN

Killed in action on the 23rd July 1916 - Age 33

Commemorated on Villers-Bretonneux Memorial

 

2463    Private

John William Patrick

REDDAN

Died of wounds on the 4th August 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

 

3910    Private

David

REES

Died of wounds on the 27th July 1916

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

 

4578    Private

Joseph Hood Anglain

REID

Killed in action on the 22nd-25th July 1916

Commemorated on Villers-Bretonneux Memorial

 

2675    Private

Samuel

RICHARDS

Killed in action on the 23rd July 1916

Commemorated on Villers-Bretonneux Memorial

 

4253    Private

Victor John

RICHARDSON

Died of wounds on the 24th July 1916

Rest in peace in Warloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

4318A    Private

Harold

ROBIN

Killed in action on the 23rd July 1916

Commemorated on Villers-Bretonneux Memorial

 

2024    Private

William Joseph

RYAN

Killed in action on the 20th July 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Gordon Dump Cemetery

 

1074    Private

Herbert Burdett

SANDERS

Killed in action on the 23rd July 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Villers-Bretonneux Memorial

 

2479    Private

Edward Charles

SARINA

Died of wounds on the 25th July 1916

Rest in peace in Puchevillers British Cemetery

 

4349    Private

Walter

SCHNEIDER

Died of wounds on the 24th July 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Warloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

1830    Private

Albert

SCHOFIELD

Killed in action on the 23rd July 1916

Commemorated on Villers-Bretonneux Memorial

 

4269    Private

Leslie

SEARLE

Killed in action on the 24th July 1916

Commemorated on Villers-Bretonneux Memorial

 

3931    Private

George Kennedy

SHEAVES

Killed in action on the 24th July 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in A.I.F. Burial Ground

 

Second Lieutenant

Claude Lyndon

SHORTER

Died of wounds on the 24th July 1916

Rest in peace in Warloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

3618    Private

George Henry

SIMPSON

Killed in action on the 25th July 1916 - Age 32

Commemorated on Villers-Bretonneux Memorial

 

1621    Private

Samuel

SINGER

Killed in action on the 25th July 1916 - Age 23

Commemorated on Villers-Bretonneux Memorial

 

3934    Private

Edmond Charles

SLOGETT

Killed in action on the 25th July 1916

Commemorated on Villers-Bretonneux Memorial

 

2495    Private

Charles

SMALL

Killed in action on the 25th July 1916

Commemorated on Villers-Bretonneux Memorial

 

2477    Private

Lloyd Erllabert

SMALL

Killed in action on the 24th July 1916

Rest in peace in London Cemetery and Extension

 

1623    Private

Albert Edward

SMITH

Killed in action on the 24th July 1916 - Age 29

Commemorated on Villers-Bretonneux Memorial

 

3622    Private

Harold Walter

SMITH

Killed in action on the 20th July 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Villers-Bretonneux Memorial

 

3628    Private

Arthur Bertram

SOUTHAM

Killed in action on the 22nd-25th July 1916

Commemorated on Villers-Bretonneux Memorial

 

2480    Private

Andrew Johnston

SWAN

Killed in action on the 26th July 1916

Commemorated on Villers-Bretonneux Memorial

 

4293    Private

William Alfred

SWANNELL

Died of wounds on the 24th July 1916 - Age 28

Rest in peace in Puchevillers British Cemetery

 

4270A    Private

Duncan Leslie

SYME

Killed in action on the 25th July 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Villers-Bretonneux Memorial

 

4312    Private

George

THOMPSON

Killed in action on the 23rd July 1916

Commemorated on Villers-Bretonneux Memorial

 

2721    Private

Robert Henry

TIBBS

Killed in action on the 25th July 1916 - Age 30

Commemorated on Villers-Bretonneux Memorial

 

3646    Private

Frederick Arthur

WALLEN

Killed in action on the 23rd July 1916

Commemorated on Villers-Bretonneux Memorial

 

4606    Private

Joseph

WESTOBY

Killed in action on the 22nd-25th July 1916

Commemorated on Villers-Bretonneux Memorial

 

355    Sergeant

Joseph Sydney

WESTON

Killed in action on the 25th July 1916

Commemorated on Villers-Bretonneux Memorial

 

1369    Private

Robert Francis

WETHERELL

Killed in action on the 19th-22nd August 1916 - Age 37

Commemorated on Villers-Bretonneux Memorial

 

4333    Private

Edward Henry

WILKINSON

Killed in action on the 24th July 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Villers-Bretonneux Memorial

 

4324    Private

Frank Heydon

WILLIAMS

Killed in action on the 24th July 1916 - Age 27

Commemorated on Villers-Bretonneux Memorial

 

575    Sergeant

Joseph Henry

WINTERBOTTOM

Died of wounds on the 24th July 1916

Rest in peace in Puchevillers British Cemetery

 

4330    Private

Charles Adolphus

WITT

Killed in action on the 24th July 1916 - Age 27

Commemorated on Villers-Bretonneux Memorial

 

4354    Lance Corporal

Clarence William

WRIGHT

Killed in action on the 23rd July 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Villers-Bretonneux Memorial

 

 

 

4286A    Private

Harold William

YORK

Killed in action on the 23rd July 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Villers-Bretonneux Memorial