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3rd AUSTRALIAN MACHINE GUN COMPANY

 

3rd Australian Infantry Brigade / 1st Australian Division

 

18th July : Hedauville.

19th July : Sausage Valley.

20th July : Black Watch Alley.

22nd July : In support of the attack of the O.G.1-Pozieres Trench junction by the 9th Battalion.

23rd-25th July : Attack and taking of Pozieres.

26th July : Albert area / Warloy-Baillon.

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16th August : Albert area.

19th-22nd August : Pozieres. Fighting for Mouquet Farm and Fabeck Graben.

23rd August : Albert area / Warloy-Baillon.

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24th October : Fricourt.

30th October-12th November : Bernafay Wood.

13th November : Dernancourt.

 

9 names

651   Private

Cephas Ratchue

HAINES

Killed in action on the 22nd July 1916 - Age 29

Commemorated on Villers-Bretonneux Memorial

 

1950    Private

Augustine Bartholomew

HAYES

Died of wounds on the 27th July 1916

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

 

724   Private

Thomas

JOHNSTONE

Died of wounds on the 27th July 1916

Rest in peace in Warloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

2131A    Private

Edward d'Arcy

KENDRICK

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

Commemorated on Villers-Bretonneux Memorial

 

4132    Private

Frank Newman

MYATT

Killed in action on the 24th July 1916 - Age 36

Commemorated on Villers-Bretonneux Memorial

 

54    Corporal

George Collis

PAINTON

Killed in action on the 23rd July 1916

Commemorated on Villers-Bretonneux Memorial

 

355    Lance Corporal

Arthur Greaves

VAUGHAN

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

Commemorated on Villers-Bretonneux Memorial

 

Captain

Bernhardt Hermann

WALTHER

Died of wounds on the 25th July 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Puchevillers British Cemetery

 

2042    Private

Richard Leslie

WHITE

Died of wounds on the 27th August 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Nunhead (All Saints) Cemetery