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King's Royal Rifle Corps

11th Battalion

KING'S ROYAL RIFLE CORPS

59th Brigade / 20th (Light) Division

 

27th July : Sailly-au-Bois.

29th July-Mid August : Hebuterne sector.

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21st August : Meaulte area.

22nd August : In front line in front of Guillemont.

24th August : Montauban area.

3rd September : Attack and capture of Guillemont.

6th September : Bois des Tailles.

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14th September : Happy Valley.

15th September : Bronfay Farm.

16th September : In front of Lesboeufs.

17th September : Attack in front of Lesboeufs.

23rd September : Happy Valley.

26th September : Arrow Head Copse.

27th September : Carnoy.

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Early October and second week of November : Works in forward area (Longueval, Flers, Gueudecourt).

 

116 names

R/2117    Rifleman

Albert Andrew

AINGE

Died of wounds on the 3rd September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

R/16120    Rifleman

James Ainscough

AYRES

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

R/3802    Rifleman

John William

BACON

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

R/4914    Corporal

James

BAILEY

Died of wounds on the 6th September 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in La Neuville British Cemetery

 

R/981    Rifleman

John

BANKS

Killed in action on the 23rd August 1916 - Age 25

Rest in peace in Peronne Road Cemetery

 

R/2427    Rifleman

James

BATEMAN

Killed in action on the 17th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

R/15851    Rifleman

William John

BEALE

Died of wounds on the 7th September 1916

Rest in peace in Mont-Huon Military Cemetery

 

R/14648    Rifleman

Thomas

BENTHAM

Killed in action on the 23rd August 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Dantzig Alley British Cemetery

 

R/15414    Rifleman

Thomas Herbert

BIRKS

Died of wounds on the 23rd August 1916 - Age 38

Rest in peace in La Neuville British Cemetery

 

C/7684    Corporal

Arthur

BOYD

Killed in action on the 26th August 1916 - Age 25

Rest in peace in Dantzig Alley British Cemetery

 

R/15420    Rifleman

George Henry

BROOKE

Killed in action on the 24th August 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

R/4877    Rifleman

Joseph

BROOM

Died of wounds on the 3rd September 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

R/15878    Rifleman

George

BRYANT

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

V8792    Sergeant

Albert

CATTELL

Killed in action on the 17th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

R/3750    Lance Corporal

Harold George

CHEETHAM

Killed in action on the 24th August 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Dantzig Alley British Cemetery

 

R/16127    Rifleman

Walter

CHURTON

Killed in action on the 24th August 1916

Rest in peace in Dantzig Alley British Cemetery

 

R/13906    Lance Corporal

George Alfred

COLDBECK

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

Rest in peace in Grove Town Cemetery

 

C/1499    Rifleman

George James

COLLINS

Killed in action on the 17th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

R/2484    Lance Corporal

George Edward

COOPER

Killed in action on the 12th August 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Hebuterne Communal Cemetery

 

R/8706    Rifleman

William

COX

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

R/3482    Rifleman

Alfred

CUTHBERT

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

C/7831    Sergeant

Albert Victor

DALE

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

R/5265    Rifleman

David Richard

DAVIES

Died of wounds on the 17th September 1916 - Age 24

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

R/1057    Rifleman

Joseph Charles

DAVIES

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

R/900    Rifleman

Sidney Victor

DAVIES, MM

Died of wounds on the 17th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

R/15686    Rifleman

Norman Edgar

DAWSON

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916 - Age 18

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

R/10543    Rifleman

Harry

DEAN

Killed in action on the 23rd August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

R/1677   Rifleman

Robert

DEAN

Killed in action on the 17th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

R/8692    Rifleman

William Ewart

DEWDNEY

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2399    Lance Corporal

Sidney Arthur

EARP

Died in service on the 13th September 1916 - Age 26

Rest in peace in Meaulte Military Cemetery

 

R/8795    Rifleman

William Garvey

EDWARDS

Killed in action on the 17th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

R/8589    Rifleman

William George

EDWARDS

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

R/3707    Rifleman

William

EVANS

Killed in action on the 17th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

R/2224    Rifleman

James

FOLEY

Killed in action on the 26th August 1916 - Age 31

Rest in peace in Dantzig Alley British Cemetery

 

Second Lieutenant

Austin Lancelot

FORREST

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916 - Age 23

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

R/3740    Corporal

Richard

GABBITAS

Killed in action on the 17th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

R/3245    Rifleman

George

GILLEPSIE

Killed in action on the 8th August 1916 - Age 32

Rest in peace in Hebuterne Communal Cemetery

 

Second Lieutenant

Albert John

GILPIN

Killed in action on the 17th September 1916 - Age 37

Rest in peace in Guards Cemetery, Lesboeufs

 

R/6146    Rifleman

Walter

HAINE

Died of wounds on the 17th September 1916 - Age 28

Rest in peace in Guards Cemetery, Lesboeufs

 

R/8689   Rifleman

Thomas Waring

HALSTEAD

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

R/17405   Rifleman

Wilfred John

HANCOCK

Died of wounds on the 3rd September 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

C/1681    Rifleman

Samuel

HARDMAN

Killed in action on the 23rd August 1916 - Age 26

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

R/1695   Sergeant

Richard

HARPER

Died of wounds on the 17th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

R/3299   Rifleman

Evan

HARRIS

Killed in action on the 17th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

R/18454   Rifleman

George Herbert

HARRISON

Died of wounds on the 19th September 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Bronfay Farm Military Cemetery

 

R/988    Rifleman

Leonard

HATTERSLEY

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

R/3714    Rifleman

Charles David

HILDRED

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

R/3008    Rifleman

John

HINSLEY

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

R/2429    Corporal

Joseph William

HOOD

Died in service on the 7th November 1916

Rest in peace in St Pierre Cemetery

 

R/992    Rifleman

Frederick

HOWE

Died of wounds on the 18th September 1916 - Age 32

Rest in peace in Grove Town Cemetery

 

R/13545    Rifleman

Robert

HULME

Killed in action on the 6th August 1916

Rest in peace in Hebuterne Military Cemetery

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R/1990    Rifleman

John

HUMPHREYS

Killed in action on the 24th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

R/1994    Rifleman

Thomas

HUMPHREYS

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

R/4883    Corporal

Walter Alfred

HURLEY

Killed in action on the 12th August 1916 - Age 29

Rest in peace in Hebuterne Communal Cemetery

 

R/5418    Rifleman

Richard Hugh

JEFFREYS

Killed in action on the 25th August 1916 - Age 36

Rest in peace in St Pierre Cemetery

 

R/15115    Rifleman

Arthur

JONES

Died of wounds on the 17th September 1916 - Age 18

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

R/15491    Rifleman

Patrick

KEHOE

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

16447    Rifleman

Sam

KENWORTHY

Died of wounds on the 3rd September 1916 - Age 25

Rest in peace in Guillemont Road Cemetery

 

R/15599    Rifleman

Ernest

LATIMER-SEWELL

Died of wounds on the 27th August 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Corbie Communal Cemetery Extension

 

R/1595    Sergeant

Harry

LAW

Died of wounds on the 18th September 1916 - Age 27

Rest in peace in Bronfay Farm Military Cemetery

 

3619    Corporal

George

LINFOOT

Died of wounds on the 3rd September 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Dive Copse British Cemetery

 

R/5297    Company Sergeant Major

Bertram

LOE

Killed in action on the 26th August 1916

Rest in peace in Dantzig Alley British Cemetery

 

R/8667    Rifleman

James Robert

LORD

Died of wounds on the 24th August 1916 - Age 25

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

A/3601    Rifleman

Frederick

MAPPLEDORAM

Killed in action on the 17th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

R/17314    Rifleman

Thomas Joseph

MAXIM

Killed in action on the 25th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

C/1739    Rifleman

Arthur

MEACHAM

Died of wounds on the 23rd August 1916 - Age 24

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

R/812    Rifleman

George

NORMAN

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916 - Age 22

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

R/1894    Rifleman

William Henry

O'CONNOR

Killed in action on the 24th August 1916 - Age 37

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

R/3777    Rifleman

Tom

OAKDEN

Killed in action on the 17th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

R/1001    Rifleman

John

ORWIN

Died of wounds on the 9th September 1916

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery

 

R/8699    Rifleman

Frank

PARKER

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916 - Age 27

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

R/4378    Rifleman

Henry Edward

PARKER

Killed in action on the 23rd August 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Dantzig Alley British Cemetery

 

R/1004    Lance Corporal

John

PARKER

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

R/1890    Rifleman

Robert

PARKER

Died of wounds on the 17th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

R/17040    Rifleman

William

PEUGH

Killed in action on the 29th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

R/16013    Rifleman

Alfred Cecil

POINTER

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Lieutenant

Cyril Thomas

PONSONBY

Killed in action on the 24th August 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Dantzig Alley British Cemetery

 

R/1694    Corporal

John Harry

POULTER

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

C/1530    Rifleman

Harry

PRITCHARD

Killed in action on the 13th August 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

R/8436    Rifleman

Henry

PYATT

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

R/8689    Rifleman

Albert

SANKEY

Killed in action on the 23rd August 1916 - Age 24

Rest in peace in Dantzig Alley British Cemetery

 

R/264    Rifleman

James Richard

SAUNDERS

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

R/12368    Rifleman

Thomas

SAWYER

Killed in action on the 30th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

R/239    Lance Corporal

Jeffrey Robert

SHAKESPEARE

Died of wounds on the 22nd August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

R/986    Lance Corporal

William Chester

SIDDALL

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3297    Rifleman

Albert

SMITH

Died of wounds on the 3rd September 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Corbie Communal Cemetery Extension

 

R/13197    Lance Corporal

Jacky

SPENCER

Died of wounds on the 20th October 1916 - Age 26

Rest in peace in Abbeville Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

C/1645    Rifleman

Adrian Charles

STRAKER

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

R/876    Rifleman

Harry

STRINGER

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/1570    Rifleman

Stanley

STROUGHAIR

Killed in action on the 4th September 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

R/1656    Rifleman

John

SUTTON

Killed in action on the 8th August 1916

Rest in peace in Hebuterne Communal Cemetery

 

R/2382    Rifleman

Horace

SWEET

Killed in action on the 17th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

R/966    Rifleman

Reginald Frank

THORNDYCRAFT, MM

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

R/12378    Rifleman

William

THORNE

Killed in action on the 8th August 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Hebuterne Communal Cemetery

 

R/6839    Rifleman

Thomas

THORP

Died of wounds on the 25th August 1916

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

R/3775    Lance Corporal

John William

TOMLINSON

Died in service on the 22nd August 1916

Rest in peace in Dantzig Alley British Cemetery

 

R/1381    Sergeant

Albert

TOWNSEND

Killed in action on the 23rd August 1916

Rest in peace in Dantzig Alley British Cemetery

 

R/17053    Lance Corporal

Arthur Basil

TOY

Killed in action on the 30th August 1916 - Age 26

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

R/8701    Lance Corporal

Harold

TURNER

Died of wounds on the 4th September 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Corbie Communal Cemetery Extension

 

R/13859    Rifleman

George

VARNEY

Killed in action on the 23rd August 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

R/4337    Rifleman

Herbert

WALKER

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916 - Age 27

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

R/15928    Rifleman

Arthur

WALLIS

Died of wounds on the 3rd September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

R/1824    Rifleman

Alfred

WARD

Died of wounds on the 30th August 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in St Pierre Cemetery

 

7058    Corporal

Thomas

WARREN

Killed in action on the 17th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

R/3473    Sergeant

Albert

WATSON

Died of wounds on the 17th September 1916

Rest in peace in Caterpillar Valley Cemetery

 

R/15015    Rifleman

James William

WATSON

Killed in action on the 17th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

C/1649    Rifleman

Reginald George

WATSON

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

R/3248    Rifleman

Ernest

WELLS

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Rest in peace in Bernafay Wood British Cemetery

 

R/2483    Rifleman

Stanley

WELSBY

Died of wounds on the 12th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

R/3725    Rifleman

Percy

WHITING

Killed in action on the 17th September 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

R/2775    Rifleman

George Frederick

WHITMARSH

Killed in action on the 17th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

C/1464    Rifleman

Herbert

WHITTAKER

Killed in action on the 17th September 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

R/8760    Rifleman

Edward

WILSON

Killed in action on the 23rd August 1916

Rest in peace in Dantzig Alley British Cemetery

 

R/15700    Rifleman

Charles Edward

WOOD

Died of wounds on the 4th September 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Dive Copse British Cemetery

 

R/17374    Rifleman

Robert William

WOOD

Detached from the 10th Rifle Brigade

Died of wounds on the 4th September 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in La Neuville British Cemetery

 

 

2306    Rifleman

Ernest R.

WYATT

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial