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2nd Battalion

AUCKLAND REGIMENT

(Countess of Ranfurly's Own)

2nd New Zealand Infantry Brigade / New Zealand Division

 

8th September : West of Albert.

10th September : Mametz Wood.

12th September : In front line in front of Green Dump (North-West of Longueval).

15th September : Attack and taking of Crest Trench and of a section of Switch Line.

Night of the 15th-16th September : Consolidation of Switch Line.

16th September : Thistle Dump.

19th September : In front line in Flers Trench.

20th September : Bombing attack along the German section of Flers Trench.

Night of the 20th-21st September : In support of the attack of Goose Alley by the 2nd Canterbury.

Night of the 23rd-24th September : Relieved.

25th September : In front line North of Flers.

3rd October : Relieved. Mametz Wood.

 

144 names

12/292    Sergeant

John Thomas

ADAMS

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916 - Age 29

Rest in peace in Caterpillar Valley Cemetery

 

13/2994    Private

Leslie

ADAMS

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916 - Age 18

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

24/1584    Private

John

ANDERSON

Killed in action on the 20th September 1916

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

12/3541    Corporal

John Harcourt

ARMITAGE

Killed in action on the 17th September 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

Captain

Geoffrey Clifford Wilon

ARMSTRONG

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Thistle Dump Cemetery

 

24/1583    Private

William

ARMSTRONG

Killed in action on the 20th September 1916

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

12/3546     Private

Walter Vernon

BAILEY

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

12/4523    Lance Corporal

Christian Marinus

BAK

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Rest in peace in Caterpillar Valley Cemetery

 

24/1588    Private

Henry James

BALL

Died of wounds on the 21st September 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Dartmoor Cemetery

 

23953     Private

Albert James

BEGBIE

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

12/3553    Corporal

Robert Montgomery

BENNETT

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916 - Age 23

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

12/3251    Lance Corporal

Claudius

BERTELSON

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Rest in peace in Caterpillar Valley Cemetery

 

12/3557    Private

Hugh Matthew

BLAIR

Died of wounds on the 9th October 1916

Rest in peace in Birmingham (Lodge Hill) Cemetery

 

12/4139    Private

Henry Richard

BOYD

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

11394   Private

William Henry

BRAITHWAITE

Killed in action on the 27th September 1916 - Age 31

Rest in peace in Delville Wood Cemetery

 

Second Lieutenant

Andrew Douglas

BREMNER

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916 - Age 28

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

12/3563    Private

Cecil

BRIGHT

Died of wounds on the 23rd September 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery

 

12/3565    Private

Donald

BROWN

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Rest in peace in Caterpillar Valley Cemetery

 

51752    Private

Roy

BUCHANAN

Died of wounds on the 22nd September 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

 

12/3269   Private

Arthur Everard

BUDD

Killed in action on the 20th September 1916

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

12/4147    Private

Harry William

BUSH

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916 - Age 24

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

12/3571    Lance Corporal

Martin Raymond

BUTLER

Killed in action on the 21st September 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

12/4153   Private

John

CATTON

Killed in action on the 21st September 1916

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

12/3524    Private

Frank Edward

CHITTY

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

12/3229     Private

Arthur William

CLARIDGE

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916 - Age 29

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

12/3284    Private

Harry

COCKFIELD

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916 - Age 48

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

12/3960    Private

Michael

COLLINS

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916 - Age 39

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

12/3961    Private

Richard Herbert

COLLINS

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916 - Age 24

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

13/2285    Sergeant

William Henry

COWAN

Died of wounds on the 15th September 1916 - Age 34

Rest in peace in Quarry Cemetery, Montauban

 

12/523    Private

Richard Henry

COWLEY

Killed in action on the 13th September 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Quarry Cemetery, Montauban

 

11420    Private

Frederick

CUNNINGHAM

Killed in action on the 20th September 1916

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

24/1622    Sergeant

Edmund Canute

CURTIS

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916 - Age 29

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

John Stewart

DAGG

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916 - Age 25

Rest in peace in Thiepval Anglo-French Cemetery

 

12/3293    Sergeant

Maurice

DAVIES

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Rest in peace in Caterpillar Valley Cemetery

 

8/3237   Private

Frederick Bernard

DAWSON

Killed in action on the 21st September 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

12/3976    Lance Corporal

Roy Effingham

DEAN

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916 - Age 28

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

12/3618    Private

John Joseph

DOYLE

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916 - Age 36

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

6/4029    Private

James

ELDER

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Quarry Cemetery, Montauban

 

8/3252   Private

Herbert Edward

EVENSON

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Rest in peace in Caterpillar Valley Cemetery

 

24/2525    Private

Clifford Storer

FAIRE

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

12/3317    Lance Corporal

Fergus

FERGUSON

Killed in action on the 20th September 1916 - Age 27

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n2

 

12/3636   Private

Samuel Charles

FERRETT

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916 - Age 29

Rest in peace in Caterpillar Valley Cemetery

 

13/3318   Private

Henry James

FIELD

Died of wounds on the 23rd September 1916 - Age 36

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

 

13/2433    Private

Malcolm Innes

FINLAYSON

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916 - Age 32

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

Samuel James Beart

FOSS

Killed in action on the 24th September 1916 - Age 34

Rest in peace in Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension

 

12/3645    Private

Henry Joseph

FURNISS

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916 - Age 28

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

12/3647    Private

Walter

GARNSWORTHY

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

12/356    Private

Ernest Eady

GIBBONS

Died of wounds on the 9th October 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

 

13/2322    Private

Wallace Neville

GLASGOW

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916 - Age 24

Rest in peace in Quarry Cemetery, Montauban

 

Second Lieutenant

Robert

GOODWIN

Killed in action on the 1st October 1916

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

23/1647    Private

Alexander

GRACIE

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916 - Age 23

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

12/549    Sergeant

James Hill

GRANGER

Killed in action on the 10th September 1916 - Age 24

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

10/3277    Private

John

HAIG

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916 - Age 29

Rest in peace in Caterpillar Valley Cemetery

 

12/4185    Private

Harry Thomas

HARDWICK

Killed in action on the 30th September 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

Captain

James Grierson

HATRICK

Killed in action on the 2nd October 1916 - Age 27

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

12/4190    Private

William Thomas

HEDLEY

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

24/1684    Private

Edward Britton

HERON

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

23/1673    Private

Thomas Patrick

HOARE

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

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

12/3683    Sergeant

George Reginald

HOGAN

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Dantzig Alley British Cemetery

 

23/1681    Private

Arthur William Carlyle

HORSMAN

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916 - Age 24

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

12/3363    Private

James Douglas

HUGHES

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916 - Age 23

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

11472   Private

John Frederick

HUGHES

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916  - Age 42

Rest in peace in London Cemetery and Extension

 

Captain

Joseph Fleming Keith

HUNTER

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916 - Age 23

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

24/1553    Company Sergeant Major

Robert Wallace

HUNTER

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916 - Age 28

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

12/4537    Private

Michael William Gerard

JACKSON

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916 - Age 27

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

11483    Private

Ernest Harold

JESSON

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

23/1702    Private

John

JOHNSTON

Killed in action on the 20th September 1916 - Age 32

Rest in peace in Thistle Dump Cemetery

 

12/4029    Private

Oswald Ashley

KAY

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916 - Age 23

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memoria

 

24/1700   Private

James

KEARNEY

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Rest in peace in Dartmoor Cemetery

 

12/388    Private

George William

KILLGOUR

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Bulls Road Cemetery

 

12/575    Private

Bertram Stephen

LAMBERT

Killed in action on the 13th September 1916 - Age 24

Rest in peace in Quarry Cemetery, Montauban

 

23/478   Private

Horace Alfred

LANE

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

12/3384    Sergeant

William Addy

LEE

Died of wounds on the 18th September 1916 - Age 34

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

5/249   Private

Ewen John

MACDONALD

Killed in action on the 20th September 1916 - Age 28

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n2

 

12/3714    Private

Kenneth

MACLEAN

Killed in action on the 3rd October 1916 - Age 29

Rest in peace in Caterpillar Valley Cemetery

 

12425    Private

Albert Ellis

MARTIN

Killed in action on the 26th September 1916 - Age 24

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

12/4540    Private

John William

MARTIN

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Bulls Road Cemetery

 

12/4055    Private

Keith Howard

MASEFIELD

Killed in action on the 3rd October 1916

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

12/3721    Private

Ernest John

MASSICKS

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

10/3335    Private

James

McDOUGAL

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

12/3755    Private

William Horace Raymond

McDOWELL

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

Ronald Douglas

McLEAN

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916 - Age 23

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

24039    Private

Charles Frederick

McLEOD

Died of wounds on the 16th September 1916 - Age 28

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

12/3109    Private

Moses

McNICKLE

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

10/3021    Private

Cecil Angus

McNIVEN

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916 - Age 23

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

12/3723    Corporal

Charles Henry

MEARING

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916 - Age 35

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

12/3724    Private

Bertie

MEDLAND

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

12/3422    Private

Marcus Crawford

METCALFE

Killed in action on the 29th September 1916

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

10103    Private

Thomas

MILNES

Killed in action on the 14th September 1916

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

12/4063    Private

James

MOWAT

Died of wounds on the 2nd October 1916 - Age 26

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery

 

12/3745    Private

Leslie Gordon

MUMFORD

Died of wounds on the 17th September 1916

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

8/2091    Private

Alfred Theodore

NELSON

Died of wounds on the 2nd October 1916 - Age 28

Rest in peace in Dartmoor Cemetery

 

12/2807    Private

Edward Mortimer

O'SULLIVAN

Killed in action on the 30th September 1916 - Age 31

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

Lieutenant

George Davies

PAGE

Died of wounds on the 6th October 1916 - Age 39

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

 

23/2255    Private

Ernest Stanley

PARTRIDGE

Killed in action on the 13th September 1916 - Age 27

Rest in peace in Quarry Cemetery, Montauban

 

13/2360    Corporal

Alfred Cuthbert

PEART

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916 - Age 26

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley Cemetery

 

23/2258    Private

Roy Gordon

PERRY

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley Cemetery

 

10/3703     Private

William

PETERS

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

11/1213    Private

Frank

PHILPS

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley Cemetery

 

12/3785     Private

Roy Spears

PIRIE

Killed in action on the 21st September 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

13/2893     Corporal

James Archibald

PIRRIT

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916 - Age 27

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

23/1780    Private

Edwin

PIVOTT

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916

Rest in peace in Dantzig Alley British Cemetery

 

23/2262    Private

Owen Conway

POOLE

Died of wounds on the 1st October 1916

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

 

12/3445     Private

Claude Albert

POSTLEWAIGHT

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

24050     Private

Ernest

POUNTNEY

Killed in action on the 3rd October 1916 - Age 47

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

12/4073     Private

Walter Reginald

POUNTNEY

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916 - Age 43

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

12/3448     Private

William Alfred

PRINCE

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916 - Age 31

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

12/2450     Company Sergeant Major

Maurice Harper

RICHARDSON

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

12/621     Private

Albert

RIDGERS

Killed in action on the 21st September 1916 - Age 38

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

12/2463   Private

Kingsley

SATCHWELL

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Quarry Cemetery, Montauban

 

12/3812     Private

George Thomas

SCOTT

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

13/2369    Private

Robert Henry Victor

SCOTT

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916 - Age 35

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley Cemetery

 

12/3474     Private

Robert

SEAL

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

12/3815    Private

William Edmund

SELLWOOD

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley Cemetery

 

Second Lieutenant

George Byford

SHERIDAN

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916 - Age 30

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

23/1806     Private

Arthur

SHERMAN

Killed in action on the 19th September 1916

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n2

 

12/2895    Private

Robert Henry Morris

SIMPSON

Died of wounds on the 19th September 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery

 

8/4489    Private

Edmund

SKILLICORN

Died of wounds on the 8th October 1916 - Age 35

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery

 

12/3824    Private

Frederick George

SMITH

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley Cemetery

 

11545     Private

William Augustus

SNODGRASS

Killed in action on the 2nd October 1916

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

12/2478     Private

John Flett

SPENCE

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916 - Age 30

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

12/4276     Private

Leslie Edward

STARKEY

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

12/4096    Private

James William

STEVENSON

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley Cemetery

 

12/3484    Private

Colin

STEWART

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley Cemetery

 

12/256     Sergeant

George Macfarlane

STEWART

Died of wounds on the 30th September 1916 - Age 27

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

12/4280     Private

Stanley James

STEWART

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

24764     Private

Francis Douglas

THODEY

Killed in action on the 3rd October 1916

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

24080     Private

Melbourne

THOMPSON

Died of wounds on the 2nd October 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

 

25/1211     Private

William

TIMMINS

Died of wounds on the 16th September 1916 - Age 25

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

12/3846    Private

George Henry Webbe

TOBIN

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916 - Age 31

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley Cemetery

 

12/4109    Private

Charles Edward

TRAINER

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley Cemetery

 

12/4284     Private

Walter

TROMANS

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

Rest in peace in Abbeville Communal Cemetery Extension

 

12/3849     Private

Henry Leonard

TROTMAN

Killed in action on the 2nd October 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

13/2383     Private

Arthur Albert

WAGSTAFF

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

Rest in peace in Thistle Dump Cemetery

 

13/967     Private

Leslie Duke

WALLEN

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

24/1849     Lance Corporal

Leonard James

WALLER

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

11142    Private

James Walker

WEIR

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley Cemetery

 

24/1860    Private

Henry Alfred

WIGGINS

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916 - Age 18

Commemorated on Bulls Road Cemetery

 

13/2952    Private

Eric Leslie

WILKINSON

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916 - Age 23

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley Cemetery

 

12/2562     Private

Alexander James

WILSON

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

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

 

12309     Private

John Leonard

WILSON

Killed in action on the 2nd October 1916

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

12/3515    Private

Johnson

WILSON

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

13/2953    Private

Henry Marston

WINDSOR

Killed in action on the 14th September 1916

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

12/3880    Lance Corporal

John Harding

WRIGHT

Killed in action on the 14th September 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Quarry Cemetery, Montauban