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Australian Infantry

 

5th AUSTRALIAN MACHINE GUN COMPANY

 

5th Australian Infantry Brigade / 2nd Australian Division

 

26th July-5th August : In line South of Pozieres sector. Fight for O.G. Lines.

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22nd August-30th August : In line in Pozieres (East sector).

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26th October : Ribemont-sur-Ancre.

4th November : Montauban.

7th November : In line in Eaucourt l'Abbaye sector.

16th November : Montauban.

19th November : In line in Eaucourt l'Abbaye sector.

23rd November : Montauban.

25th November : Ribemont-sur-Ancre.

 

19 names

4053    Private

George

ARRIGHI

Died of wounds on the 24th August 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Becourt Military Cemetery

 

157    Private

Harry John

AUSTIN

Died of wounds on the 31st July 1916

Rest in peace in Warloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

1352    Sergeant

Claud Charles

CASTLETON, VC

Killed in action on the 29th July 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Pozieres British Cemetery

 

761   Sergeant

Samuel

COOPER

Killed in action on the 14th November 1916 - Age 26

Commemorated on Villers-Bretonneux Memorial

 

4104    Private

William

DOUGLAS

Died of wounds on the 24th August 1916

Rest in peace in Becourt Military Cemetery

 

1385   Private

James Vernon

FARRELL

Killed in action on the 14th November 1916

Commemorated on Villers-Bretonneux Memorial

 

243   Private

Sydney Carl Joseph

GILES

Killed in action on the 14th November 1916

Commemorated on Villers-Bretonneux Memorial

 

1075    Driver

William Alvan

HOLLAND

Died of wounds on the 7th August 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Puchevillers British Cemetery

 

884    Private

Arthur Brooke

HURST

Died of wounds on the 31st July 1916

Rest in peace in Warloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

769    Sergeant

James William

KELLY

Died of wounds on the 26th November 1916 - Age 26

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

3962    Private

Ernest Richard

LEAVER

Killed in action on the 14th November 1916

Rest in peace in Warlencourt British Cemetery

 

2414   Private

Charles George Edward

MARMON

Killed in action on the 14th November 1916 - Age 36

Commemorated on Villers-Bretonneux Memorial

 

2178    Private

John Augustus

MOORE

Killed in action on the 14th November 1916

Commemorated on Villers-Bretonneux Memorial

 

1991   Private

Reginald William Albert

PLUMB

Died of wounds on the 31st July 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Warloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

1280    Lance Corporal

Roy

RICHARDS

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

Rest in peace in Bristol (Arnos Vale) Cemetery

 

2414   Private

Charles George Edward

MARMON

Killed in action on the 14th November 1916 - Age 36

Commemorated on Villers-Bretonneux Memorial

 

294   Private

Frederick

ROGERS

Killed in action on the 14th November 1916 - Age 36

Commemorated on Villers-Bretonneux Memorial

 

774   Sergeant

Robert

TAIT

Killed in action on the 3rd August 1916 - Age 28

Commemorated on Villers-Bretonneux Memorial

 

 

 

Lieutenant

Thomas

TENNANT

Killed in action on the 14th November 1916 - Age 29

Rest in peace in Warlencourt British Cemetery