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Australian Infantry

 

1st AUSTRALIAN MACHINE GUN COMPANY

 

1st Australian Infantry Brigade / 1st Australian Division

 

16th July : Warloy-Baillon.

19th July : In line in front of Pozieres.

23rd-25th July : Taking of Pozieres.

26th July : Albert area.

27th July : Bois de Vadencourt.

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14th August : Bois de Vadencourt.

15th August : Albert area.

16th-19th August : Pozieres. Fighting for Mouquet farm and Fabeck Graben.

20th August : Albert.

21st August : Warloy-Baillon.

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23rd October : Fricourt.

24th October : Mametz Wood.

29th October-13th November : In line in Gueudecourt sector. Fighting for Bayonet Trench and Lard Trench.

14th November : Fricourt.

15th November : Buire-sur-Ancre.

 

20 names

930    Private

Francis Xavier

DUNNE

Killed in action on the 18th August 1916 - Age 41

Commemorated on Villers-Bretonneux Memorial

 

3742    Private

John

FITZGIBBON

Killed in action on the 19th August 1916 - Age 42

Commemorated on Villers-Bretonneux Memorial

 

1736    Private

Charles Robert

GIDDINGS

Died of wounds on the 21st November 1916

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery Extension

 

3077    Private

James

GORDON

Died of wounds on the 21st July 1916 - Age 36

Rest in peace in Daours Communal Cemetery Extension

 

3146    Private

John Christian

GRIBBLE

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

Commemorated on Villers-Bretonneux Memorial

 

3110    Private

Horace Wilfred

HENRY

Killed in action on the 31st October 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in A.I.F. Burial Ground

 

303    Private

Robert Randolph

HOLL

Killed in action on the 6th November 1916

Commemorated on Villers-Bretonneux Memorial

 

2840    Private

William Vincent

HOLLAND

Died of wounds on the 30th July 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

 

2616    Private

Leslie Dix

HUMPHRIES

Killed in action on the 19th August 1916

Commemorated on Villers-Bretonneux Memorial

 

1763    Lance Corporal

Reginald Arthur

KERRY

Died of wounds on the 21st July 1916 - Age 27

Rest in peace in Daours Communal Cemetery Extension

 

3163    Private

Harry

MAXIM

Killed in action on the 19th July 1916

Rest in peace in Bapaume Post Military Cemetery

 

Lieutenant

James Greer

McKAY

Killed in action on the 19th August 1916

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n2

 

2178     Lance Corporal

Hugh James

McMAHON

Killed in action on the 12th November 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in A.I.F. Burial Ground

 

4239    Private

Henry Paul

McNEIL

Killed in action on the 9th November 1916 - Age 23

Commemorated on Villers-Bretonneux Memorial

 

2016    Corporal

James David

POPE

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

Commemorated on Villers-Bretonneux Memorial

 

1436    Private

John Bowden

RITCHIE

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

Commemorated on Villers-Bretonneux Memorial

 

181    Private

Ian Hayward

ROBERTS

Killed in action on the 22nd July 1916 - Age 35

Rest in peace in Gordon Dump Cemetery

 

1819    Private

George Atkinson

SMITH

Killed in action on the 19th August 1916

Commemorated on Villers-Bretonneux Memorial

 

2720    Private

William Frank

SMITH

Killed in action on the 22nd July 1916 - Age 28

Rest in peace in Pozieres British Cemetery

 

 

 

2491    Corporal

Clarence James

SOMMERVILLE

Died of wounds on the 12th November 1916

Rest in peace in Bernafay Wood British Cemetery