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Leicestershire Regiment

11th Battalion (Midland Pioneers)

LEICESTERSHIRE REGIMENT

Pioneers battalion of the 6th Division

 

Early August : Works in Mesnil - Englebelmer - Mailly Maillet area.

Early September : Works in Meaulte area.

September : Works in Guillemont / Ginchy area.

October : Longueval area.

 

24 names

21697    Private

Ben

BENTLEY

Killed in action on the 12th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

23046    Private

Harry

BLOWERS

Killed in action on the 12th October 1916 - Age 25

Rest in peace in Bancourt British Cemetery

 

21688     Lance Sergeant

George Harold

BRIGHT

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

Rest in peace in Gezaincourt Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

21387     Private

George Herbert

CASHMORE

Died of wounds on the 8th August 1916 - Age 42

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n2

 

23009    Private

Percy

CLARK

Killed in action on the 12th October 1916

Rest in peace in Delville Wood Cemetery

 

22296    Private

Walter

COLTMAN

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

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery

 

18950     Private

William Edward

DAGLEY

Died of wounds on the 13th August 1916 - Age 28

Rest in peace in Doullens Communal Cemetery Ext. n1

 

22141    Private

Cyril

DOBSON

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

Rest in peace in Guillemont Road Cemetery

 

23999    Private

Arthur

FLUDE

Killed in action on the 17th October 1916

Rest in peace in Guards Cemetery, Lesboeufs

 

23631     Private

Samuel

GREEN

Died of wounds on the 13th August 1916 - Age 34

Rest in peace in Acheux British Cemetery

 

23044    Private

William Herbert

LORD

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

21524     Private

Joseph

NEWELL

Killed in action on the 8th August 1916

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n2

 

22188    Private

Bert

PALMER

Killed in action on the 25th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18759     Private

Fredrick

POTTER

Detached from 8th Leicestershire

Died of wounds on the 8th August 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

21443     Private

Samuel

POWELL

Killed in action on the 8th August 1916 - Age 28

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n2

 

18474    Corporal

John Harold

SLACK

Detached from 12th Sherwood Foresters

Died of wounds on the 16th October 1916 - Age 24

Rest in peace in Grove Town Cemetery

23111    Private

Ernest

SMART

Killed in action on the 15th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

22272    Private

Wilfred Thomas

STURGESS

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

22175     Private

Joseph

THOMPSON

Died of wounds on the 13th August 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Acheux British Cemetery

 

21518    Private

Albert Henry

WALES

Killed in action on the 27th September 1916

Rest in peace in Delville Wood Cemetery

 

22987    Private

Horace

WHITTINGTON

Killed in action on the 25th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

22326    Corporal

William Ernest

WILKINSON

Killed in action on the 27th September 1916 - Age 33

Rest in peace in Guillemont Road Cemetery

 

23002    Private

Albert Edward

WOOD

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

22244     Lance Corporal

Harold Ernest

WOOD

Died of wounds on the 13th August 1916

Rest in peace in Doullens Communal Cemetery Ext. n1