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2nd Battalion

NEW ZEALAND RIFLE BRIGADE

(The Earl of Liverpool's Own)

3rd New Zealand Infantry Brigade (Rifles) / New Zealand Division

 

9th September : Fricourt.

10th September : In support line in Longueval.

13th September : Fricourt Wood.

15th September : Attack of Flers Trench, Flers Support and Abbey Road.

16th September : Flers Trench, Flers Support.

17th September : Longueval sector.

18th-28th September : In support in Longueval area or in Divisional reserve in Bazentin area.

28th September : Detached to the 1st NZ Brigade. In action in Flers Trench/Flers Support.

29th September : Detached to the 2nd NZ Brigade. In action in Flers Trench/Flers Support.

30th September : Bombing attacks in Flers Trench and Flers Support.

2nd-3rd October : In front line North of Flers (with its brigade)

4th October : Montauban area.

 

141 names

24/670    Sergeant

Edward Bouchier

AITKEN

Killed in action on the 10th September 1916 - Age 35

Rest in peace in Quarry Cemetery, Montauban

 

24/36    Sergeant

Harry

ASHTON

Died of wounds on the 22nd September 1916 - Age 32

Rest in peace in Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

23331    Rifleman

Harry

ATKINSON

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

24/339     Rifleman

Eric Mannington

AUSTIN

Killed in action on the 10th September 1916 - Age 23

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

24/675    Rifleman

Arthur Gilbert

AVERY

Died of wounds on the 22nd September 1916 - Age 26

Rest in peace in Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

24/964    Rifleman

Alfred John

BARLOW

Died of wounds on the 29th September 1916 - Age 26

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery

 

24/2146    Rifleman

Percy Norman

BARTLEET

Killed in action on the 24th September 1916

Rest in peace in A.I.F. Burial Ground

 

24/633    Rifleman

Harold Lowick

BATES

Killed in action on the 30th September 1916 - Age 35

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

24/48    Corporal

William Wallace Charles

BEDGGOOD, MM

Died of wounds on the 25th September 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

24/972    Rifleman

Harold Ernest Edward

BENNETT

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916 - Age 22

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

24/43    Rifleman

Thomas

BERRY

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

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

24/356    Lance Corporal

Clarence Ralph

BICKNELL

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Bulls Road Cemetery

 

23/2544    Rifleman

Clarence

BLANCHARD

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

24/56    Rifleman

Raymond Percy

BONNER

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

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

24/1342    Corporal

Attwood Wigzell

BOOTH

Died of wounds on the 20th September 1916 - Age 35

Rest in peace in Millencourt Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

24/60    Rifleman

Andrew Leopold Sibbit

BORROWS

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916 - Age 22

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

Captain

William Alfred

BOWRING

Killed in action on the 24th September 1916

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

24/1344    Rifleman

Herbert Stanley

BRIGHT

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Bulls Road Cemetery

 

24/693    Rifleman

Thomas Cyril

BROADBRIDGE

Died of wounds on the 11th November 1916 - Age 24

Rest in peace in Brockenhurst (St Nicholas) Churchyard

 

25/1067    Rifleman

Robert

BRODIE

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

Captain

Robert Oliver

BRYDON

Killed in action on the 16th September 1916 - Age 26

Rest in peace in Bulls Road Cemetery

 

24/702    Rifleman

Richard Henry

BURNELL

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

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

24/62    Rifleman

William Manus

BUTLER

Died of wounds on the 9th October 1916 - Age 24

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery

 

23/2551    Rifleman

John Michael

BYRNE

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

24/396    Rifleman

James

CARNY

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

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

24/74    Rifleman

Francis Joseph

CASEY

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

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

Lieutenant

Arthur Penfold

CASTLE

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

Rest in peace in Caterpillar Valley Cemetery

 

24/382    Rifleman

Wallace Grenfell

CATE

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

24/384    Rifleman

Charles Sydney

CHAMBERS

Died of wounds on the 2nd October 1916 - Age 27

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

 

Major

Arthur James

CHILDS

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Rest in peace in Bulls Road Cemetery

 

24/385    Rifleman

Edwin

CHRISTIANSEN

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

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

24/80    Lance Corporal

Henry

CHRISTIANSEN

Died of wounds on the 1st October 1916 - Age 24

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery

 

24/713    Lance Corporal

William James

CHRISTIE

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

24/81    Rifleman

Harold Arthur Godfrey

CLAPHAM

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

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

24/84    Rifleman

Charles Robert Cyril

CLARK

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

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

23/2131    Rifleman

Douglas Leopold Wright

COLLIS

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

24/94    Rifleman

Arthur Edward

CONGDON

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

24/81254    Rifleman

Robert Davie

COPLAND

Killed in action on the 19th September 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Quarry Cemetery, Montauban

 

24/386    Rifleman

William Clement Augustus

CORNES

Killed in action on the 30th September 1916 - Age 23

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

24/387     Rifleman

Sidney

COULSON

Died of wounds on the 30th September 1916

Rest in peace in Dartmoor Cemetery

 

24/1360     Rifleman

Albert Heal

CROZIER

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

Rest in peace in Caterpillar Valley Cemetery

 

24/731     Rifleman

Archie Edgar

DALE

Died of wounds on the 10th October 1916

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

24/734     Rifleman

Stanley Edward

DAVEY

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Caterpillar Valley Cemetery

 

24/1366    Corporal

Charles Hill

DAVIES

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916 - Age 33

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

24/1018    Rifleman

Harold William

DAVIS

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

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

24/401    Sergeant

Walter Henry

DENBY

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

24/414    Corporal

Thomas Llewellyn

DERRETT

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

24/2521     Rifleman

Francis Edmond

DOWDLE

Died of wounds on the 17th September 1916 - Age 26

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

24/126     Corporal

Alexander

DOWNIE

Died of wounds on the 16th September 1916 - Age 27

Rest in peace in Dartmoor Cemetery

 

24/107    Rifleman

William George

DRUMMOND

Died of wounds on the 19th September 1916

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

26/1590    Rifleman

Cecil Albert

DUFF

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

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

24/408    Rifleman

Edwin Robert Towersey

DUNN

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

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n2

 

24/416    Rifleman

William Arthur

FAIRBAIRN

Died of wounds on the 27th September 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery

 

24/1039     Rifleman

Owen Stanley

FAIRWEATHER

Died of wounds on the 8th October 1916 - Age 24

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

24/1376    Rifleman

Arnold Edwin

FEARON

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

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery

 

24/428    Rifleman

David Henry

FERGIE

Died of wounds on the 28th September 1916 - Age 26

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

 

24/427    Rifleman

Lancelot

FINCH

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

Rest in peace in A.I.F. Burial Ground

 

24/1047    Rifleman

Thomas James

FOSS

Killed in action on the 30th September 1916

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

24/1383    Rifleman

James Hunter

GANDY

Killed in action on the 28th September 1916 - Age 36

Rest in peace in Bulls Road Cemetery

 

24/151    Lance Corporal

Charles Henry

GASSON

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

Rest in peace in Bulls Road Cemetery

 

24/1991    Rifleman

Albert

GRAY

Died of wounds on the 4th October 1916 - Age 30

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

 

24/159    Rifleman

Douglas Albert

GURNEY

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

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

24/173    Rifleman

George Moffatt

HAIGH

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Rest in peace in Bulls Road Cemetery

 

24/452   Rifleman

William Muir Campbell

HAIR

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

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

24/949    Corporal

Harold Chelsea

HALL

Died of wounds on the 7th October 1916 - Age 24

Rest in peace in Grove Town Cemetery

 

24/453   Rifleman

Arthur

HANLEN

Killed in action on the 24th September 1916

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

24/950   Corporal

Philip Bret

HARDING

Killed in action on the 16th September 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

23/2200   Rifleman

Edwin James

HARROP

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916 - Age 34

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

23/1411   Rifleman

Stephen Charles

HARTLEY

Killed in action on the 15th October 1916

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

24/2216    Rifleman

Denny 

HARTNETT

Killed in action on the 5th October 1916

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

24/1070   Rifleman

Arnold Edward

HAYES

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

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

24/1523     Rifleman

Leslie

HELM

Killed in action on the 5th October 1916

Rest in peace in Quarry Cemetery, Montauban

 

24/785    Rifleman

Herbert Matthew

HENRY

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

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery

 

24/1392    Rifleman

Albert

HENSMAN

Killed in action on the 3rd October 1916

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

24/465    Rifleman

Thomas

HINKLEY

Killed in action on the 24th September 1916 - Age 30

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

24/471    Corporal

Basil Rayner

HODDER

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

Rest in peace in A.I.F. Burial Ground

 

24/2223    Rifleman

Alfred

HORN

Killed in action on the 30th September 1916

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

25/1052    Rifleman

Wilfred George

HOSIE

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

Rest in peace in Bulls Road Cemetery

 

24/2007    Rifleman

John

HOWES

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

Rest in peace in Bulls Road Cemetery

 

24/804    Rifleman

William

ISBISTER

Died of wounds on the 17th September 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

24/2229    Rifleman

Gordon

JACKSON

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

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

24/478    Sergeant

Harold Ernest

JARVIS

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

Rest in peace in Ashford Cemetery

 

24/475    Rifleman

Alfred Charles

JOHNSON

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

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

24/1407    Rifleman

Alphonsus

KELLY

Killed in action on the 1st October 1916

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

24/1105    Rifleman

Timaru Frank

LANGRISH

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

Rest in peace in A.I.F. Burial Ground

 

24/824    Lance Corporal

Robert

LEWIS

Died of wounds on the 24th September 1916 - Age 27

Rest in peace in Thistle Dump Cemetery

 

24/1418    Rifleman

James Robert

LINN

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

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

24/218    Rifleman

John

LONG

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916 - Age 37

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

26/1634    Rifleman

George Ferguson

LOVELOCK

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

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

24/830    Rifleman

Richard Alexander

LOWE

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

24/499    Rifleman

Patrick Leo

LYNAM

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

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

24/2246    Rifleman

Alexander

MACRAE

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

23404    Rifleman

George Henry

MARSH

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916 - Age 41

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

24/1112    Rifleman

Victor Martin John

MASON

Killed in action on the 16th September 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

24/553    Rifleman

Peter

McARTHUR

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

23/2521    Rifleman

John

McCOLL

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

24/517    Rifleman

Gordon Leonard

McDONALD

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

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

24/1434    Rifleman

James Henry

McGINN

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

24/1137    Rifleman

Edward

McGRATH

Killed in action on the 24th September 1916

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

24/1138    Rifleman

David

McGREGOR

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

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

24/242    Lance Corporal

Allan McLean

McKICHAN

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

Rest in peace in Bulls Road Cemetery

 

26/1655    Rifleman

Alexander John

McLEAN

Died of wounds on the 21st September 1916

Rest in peace in Thistle Dump Cemetery

 

24/527    Rifleman

Francis Allan

McLEAN

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

23/2052    Rifleman

Francis James

McLEOD

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

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

24/857    Sergeant

Roy

McLEOD

Killed in action on the 30th September 1916

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

24/246    Rifleman

Sydney Vernon

McMINN

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916 - Age 17

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

26/1639    Rifleman

Wilfred Gordon

MILLIGAN

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

24/230    Rifleman

Trelawney

MOYLE

Died of wounds on the 23rd September 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

24/254    Sergeant

Ernest Joseph

O'DONOHUE

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

24/874     Rifleman

John William

O'LEARY

Killed in action on the 1st October 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

24/1460    Rifleman

George Clive Prescott

PEDDER

Died of wounds on the 10th October 1916 - Age 25

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

 

23/2256    Rifleman

George Leslie

PENNEY

Died of wounds on the 29th September 1916

Rest in peace in Dartmoor Cemetery

 

24/881    Rifleman

Richard Walter

PETERSEN

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

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

24/1168    Rifleman

John Peter

PETERSON

Died of wounds on the 2nd October 1916 - Age 27

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

24/260    Rifleman

Frederick Alfred

POOLE

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

24/262    Corporal

Frank Guthrie

PUGH

Died of wounds on the 25th September 1916

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

24/2275    Rifleman

Walter

PUTMAN

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

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

24/574    Rifleman

Sydney

RICE

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

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

24/1472     Lance Corporal

Claude Cecil

ROBERTS

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Rest in peace in Caterpillar Valley Cemetery

 

23/2268    Rifleman

John Shallcross

ROBERTS

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

Rest in peace in Guards Cemetery, Lesboeufs

 

24/1475     Rifleman

Frederick

ROGERS

Killed in action on the 1st October 1916

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

24/1310     Lance Corporal

George Burton Escott

RUSSELL

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

26/1712    Rifleman

Alfred

SAIES

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

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

24/1805     Rifleman

Arthur

SANDS

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

24/286    Corporal

George Arthur Edward

SMITH

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

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

26/1708     Rifleman

Herman Merrivale

SMITH

Killed in action on the 3rd October 1916

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

25/1815     Rifleman

John Douglas

STRACHAN

Killed in action on the 1st October 1916

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

24/286    Corporal

Alfred Frederick

STYANTS

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

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

23452    Rifleman

Joseph Hector Victor

TAYLOR

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

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

24/312     Lance Corporal

Ernest

TIERNAN

Killed in action on the 2nd October 1916 - Age 24

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

25/1831    Rifleman

Arthur

TREADWELL

Died of wounds on the 16th September 1916 - Age 46

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

24/599    Rifleman

Samuel

TREGILVUS

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

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

24/1502    Rifleman

Henry Mark

TRIM

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

25/1216    Rifleman

Donald Mckenzie

TUNNICLIFFE

Died of wounds on the 26th September 1916

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

24/1504    Rifleman

Percy John

TURNER

Died of wounds on the 18th September 1916 - Age 24

Rest in peace in Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

24/1251    Rifleman

Augustus Albert

VERNON

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

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

24/2305    Rifleman

Frank

WALSH

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

23/2123    Rifleman

Sydney Trentham

WILKINS

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

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

24/2329    Rifleman

Herbert Oscar

WISELEY

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916 - Age 22

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

23/2118    Rifleman

Herbert Walter

WISHNOWSKY

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

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial

 

24/665    Rifleman

Robert Edward

WOOD

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

Commemorated on Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial