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Northumberland Fusiliers

11th Battalion

NORTHUMBERLAND FUSILIERS

68th Brigade / 23rd Division

 

3rd July : Albert area.

6th July : Becourt Wood.

7th July : Attack on Bailiff Wood.

8th July : Becourt Wood.

9th July : Scots Redoubt.

10th July : Albert.

14th July : Dernancourt.

15th July : Becourt Wood. In support of the 34th Division.

17th July : Contalmaison area.

19th July : Albert.

20th July : Franvillers.

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26th July : Contalmaison area.

28th July : Near Becourt Wood.

1st August : Between Mametz Wood and Bazentin-le-Petit Wood.

3rd August : In front line North of Bazentin-le-Petit.

7th August : Attack of Intermediate Line.

8th August : Behencourt.

*******

15th September : Becourt Wood.

18th September : In support lines in Martinpuich sector.

22nd September : In line North of Martinpuich.

25th September : Attack on 26th Avenue.

26th September : Fricourt area.

2nd October : Contalmaison area.

3rd October : In line in front of Le Sars.

6th October : Attack and capture of The Tangle.

8th October : Becourt Wood.

 

154 names

21944     Private

William

ADAM

Killed in action on the 4th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

31651    Private

Joseph William

ALDRIDGE

Killed in action on the 24th September 1916 - Age 29

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

James

ALEXANDER

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916 - Age 27

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

15772     Private

Samuel

ALVEY

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916 - Age 32

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

15960     Private

Herbert

ATKIN

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

15776     Private

James Henry

ATKIN

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

7525     Private

Herbert

BARRACLOUGH

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

31788     Private

John James

BARRY

Killed in action on the 24th September 1916 - Age 31

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

19/1715    Private

Robert

BELL

Died of wounds on the 15th October 1916 - Age 30

Rest in peace in Ashington (Holy Sepulchre) Churchyard

 

6264     Private

William

BELL

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916 - Age 36

Rest in peace in Gordon Dump Cemetery

 

15971     Private

Walter

BESTWICK

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916 - Age 34

Rest in peace in Gordon Dump Cemetery

 

14186     Private

Ambrose

BICKLE

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

11202     Lance Corporal

John

BILLCLIFF

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

31665    Private

Frederick Arthur

BIRD

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

10537    Private

John

BOLAM

Died of wounds on the 12th July 1916 - Age 24

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

11399     Private

Henry

BOOTH

Detached from The 12th Manchester

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916

Rest in peace in Gordon Dump Cemetery

10884     Private

Arthur Joseph

BRANNAN

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

6240     Private

Robert

BREBNER

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

15968    Private

Thomas

BRIGGS

Killed in action on the 1st August 1916 - Age 24

Rest in peace in Flatiron Copse Cemetery

 

7100     Private

Frederick

BRUTNELL

Killed in action on the 3rd October 1916

Rest in peace in Warlencourt British Cemetery

 

10487    Private

Matthew

BURNS

Died of wounds on the 9th July 1916

Rest in peace in Warloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

16219     Private

Andrew

BURTON

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916

Rest in peace in Gordon Dump Cemetery

 

19/252     Private

Henry

CAMPBELL

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

29/230     Private

William

CAMPBELL

Killed in action on the 7th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

11297     Private

James Foster

CARR

Killed in action on the 24th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

31776     Private

Sidney

CATHIE

Killed in action on the 24th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

11177     Sergeant

William

CHARLTON

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

15837    Private

Lewis

CLARKE

Killed in action on the 4th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

14188    Lance Corporal

George William

CLEVERLY

Died of wounds on the 18th July 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery

 

16185     Private

Archibald

CLIFFORD

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916 - Age 32

Rest in peace in A.I.F. Burial Ground

 

16161     Private

George Henry

COLE

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

19863     Sergeant

John

COLQUHOUN

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Gordon Dump Cemetery

 

14051    Private

Edward

CONNELL

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916 - Age 24

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

6205     Private

Edward

COOK

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916 - Age 24

Rest in peace in Gordon Dump Cemetery

 

15973    Private

William

COPE

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916 - Age 31

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

6202    Private

James

COPPIN

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

31778    Private

Joseph

COUSINS

Killed in action on the 4th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

5480    Corporal

John William

CRESSEY

Killed in action on the 4th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

15846     Lance Corporal

Frank Marshall

CROFT

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Gordon Dump Cemetery

 

19867    Private

Jack

DANN

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

7254     Private

James

DAVIDSON

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916 - Age 25

Rest in peace in Gordon Dump Cemetery

 

31675    Private

Henry Leslie

DAVIES

Killed in action on the 30th July 1916 - Age 29

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

10019    Lance Corporal

Horace Newton

DAVIS

Killed in action on the 18th July 1916 - Age 25

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

6778    Private

John George

DAVISON

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

15854    Private

George

DEAN

Died of wounds on the 11th July 1916

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

28/688    Private

William

DEFTY

Died of wounds on the 2nd August 1916 - Age 25

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

10/1820    Private

Frederick

DIXON

Killed in action on the 5th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

16791    Company Sergeant Major

George

DOCHERTY

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916 - Age 28

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n2

 

19966    Private

Andrew

DODDS

Killed in action on the 4th August 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

16244     Lance Corporal

John William

DOUGLASS

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

Rest in peace in Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

38771    Private

Alfred

DRAKE

Killed in action on the 25th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

9656    Company Sergeant Major

Francis George

DUMBLETON, DCM

Died of wounds on the 9th August 1916 - Age 37

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

27943    Private

William

ELLIOTT

Killed in action on the 27th July 1916

Rest in peace in Peake Wood Cemetery

 

1166    Private

Rolf Van

ESSEN

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

Commemorated on Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial

 

14036    Corporal

John

FATHERLEY

Died of wounds on the 25th September 1916

Rest in peace in Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

8434    Private

Thomas

FAWCETT

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Lieutenant

George Herbert

FEARNLEY-WHITTINGSTALL

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

Rest in peace in Albert Communal Cemetery Extension

26/901    Private

Joseph Howard

FERGUSON

Killed in action on the 5th October 1916 - Age 25

Rest in peace in Adanac Military Cemetery

 

Lieutenant

James John

FROST

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

23686    Private

Michael

GANNON

Killed in action on the 24th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

16095     Private

Daniel John

GILROY

Died of wounds on the 21st July 1916 - Age 37

Rest in peace in Puchevillers British Cemetery

 

7091    Private

Christopher

GRAHAM

Killed in action on the 7th August 1916 - Age 23

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

14866    Lance Corporal

Matthew

HADDON

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

28/420     Private

John

HAILS

Killed in action on the 5th October 1916

Rest in peace in Warlencourt British Cemetery

 

16/1004     Private

Robert

HALL

Killed in action on the 5th October 1916 - Age 30

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

5418    Private

Albert

HANDFORD

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916 - Age 28

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Lieutenant

Harry

HARRIS

Detached from The 10th Duke of Wellington's

Killed in action on the 5th October 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Adanac Military Cemetery

16/1786     Private

Benjamin

HARRISON

Died of wounds on the 12th October 1916 - Age 40

Rest in peace in Bois Guillaume Communal Cemetery

 

28/532     Private

Herbert William

HARTLEY

Killed in action on the 5th August 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

6145    Private

John Storey

HAW

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916 - Age 37

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n2

 

10138     Lance Corporal

Charles

HENNESSEY

Killed in action on the 8th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

10811     Sergeant

John Errington

HEWSON

Died of wounds on the 9th July 1916 - Age 28

Rest in peace in Puchevillers British Cemetery

 

23318    Private

William John

HODGSON

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916 - Age 25

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

16089     Private

Peters Smith

HOGG

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916

Rest in peace in Gordon Dump Cemetery

 

6431     Private

Edwin

HOLDSWORTH

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

5426     Corporal

Harry

HUMPHREY

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916

Rest in peace in Gordon Dump Cemetery

 

15563     Private

Harry

HUMPHREY

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

31783     Private

Harry

HUNT

Died of wounds on the 23rd December 1916 - Age 29

Rest in peace in Hope Store Cemetery

 

28684     Lance Corporal

Fred

HUTCHINSON

Killed in action on the 9th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

29/90    Private

Edwin

JACKSON

Killed in action on the 31st July 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Albert Communal Cemetery Extension

 

6092     Lance Sergeant

Thomas Henry

JACKSON

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

28126    Private

William

JAMIESON

Killed in action on the 16th July 1916 - Age 29

Rest in peace in Daours Communal Cemetery Extension

 

4625     Private

John William

JOHNSON

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916 - Age 23

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

23653     Private

Robert

JOHNSON

Killed in action on the 22nd July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

14206     Private

William Henry Pellow

JONES

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916 - Age 29

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

31799     Private

Edward

KEMP

Killed in action on the 6th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

16792     Lance Corporal

John George

KIRBY

Killed in action on the 30th July 1916 - Age 36

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

14224     Lance Corporal

Lawrence

KITCHING

Killed in action on the 10th July 1916 - Age 22

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

9230     Private

Cornelius

KNOTT

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

10719     Sergeant

William Robert

LAING

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916 - Age 27

Rest in peace in Gordon Dump Cemetery

 

15767     Private

William

LANE

Killed in action on the 30th July 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

31688     Private

Cecil William

LAYTON

Killed in action on the 9th October 1916 - Age 25

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

6422     Private

George William

LORIMER

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Gordon Dump Cemetery

 

18/1533     Private

John Robson Curry

LOVETT

Killed in action on the 6th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

38764    Private

William John

LUPTON

Killed in action on the 24th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

6732    Private

John Andrew

MAINGER

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n2

 

15938     Lance Corporal

John Thomas

MALPASS

Killed in action on the 16th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

31694    Private

George Arthur

MARKHAM

Killed in action on the 24th September 1916 - Age 27

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

15385     Private

John

MARSHALL

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916 - Age 31

Rest in peace in Gordon Dump Cemetery

 

23942    Private

George Smith

MATHER

Killed in action on the 24th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

7285    Private

Martin

McCORMACK

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916 - Age 23

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

21452     Private

Albert

McMILLAN

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

15953    Lance Corporal

Frank

McNEIL

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

15175     Private

Ernest

MENNELL

Died of wounds on the 6th August 1916

Rest in peace in Albert Communal Cemetery Extension

 

14056    Lance Corporal

Leonard

MILLER

Died of wounds on the 16th August 1916

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery

 

24274    Lance Corporal

Robert

MITCHELL

Died of wounds on the 11th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

16187    Private

John Edward

MORTON

Killed in action on the 5th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

23937     Private

Thomas William

MOSSMAN

Died of wounds on the 9th July 1916 - Age 33

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

23086     Private

John

MURRAY

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916 - Age 35

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

10447     Lance Sergeant

Henry Johnson

ORD

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

15942     Private

Albert Marshall

PALFRAMAN

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916 - Age 32

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

15853    Private

Matthias

PARROTT

Killed in action on the 5th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

19915     Private

George Robert

PATTEN

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Gordon Dump Cemetery

 

37139    Private

Charles

PATTINSON

Killed in action on the 5th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

17012    Private

Jeremiah

PAXTON

Killed in action on the 5th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

19919     Private

William

POTTER

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

31800    Private

Frank

PUNT

Killed in action on the 24th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

32/258    Private

Francis Shevill

RENTON

Killed in action on the 3rd October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

19989     Sergeant

James

RICHARDSON

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916 - Age 40

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

16165     Private

William Henry

ROBERTS

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916 - Age 36

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

23/460    Private

Robert Percy

ROBINSON

Killed in action on the 5th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

10438     Private

John Robert

ROBSON

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Gordon Dump Cemetery

 

7777    Private

William

ROBSON

Killed in action on the 5th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

13358    Lance Corporal

William

ROBSON, MM

Died of wounds on the 9th October 1916

Rest in peace in Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

11007     Private

Frederick

ROWAN

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916 - Age 30

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

14221     Lance Corporal

Stephen Henry

ROWE

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

27680    Private

Robert Murray

RUTHERFORD

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

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

 

8523     Lance Corporal

William Watson

SAUNDERS

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Gordon Dump Cemetery

 

11/7151    Private

Henry

SCOTT

Died of wounds on the 8th July 1916

Rest in peace in Warloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

15805     Private

James

SHIELD

Killed in action on the 1st August 1916 - Age 30

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

23141     Private

Harry

SHIPPEN

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

6877     Private

William

SMART

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916 - Age 27

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

14883     Lance Corporal

Thomas

SMITH

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916 - Age 41

Rest in peace in Gordon Dump Cemetery

 

6774    Lance Corporal

William

SMITH

Killed in action on the 5th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

6604    Private

William Albert Ward

SPARHAM

Killed in action on the 6th October 1916 - Age 27

Commemorated on Ploegsteert Memorial

 

19986    Private

Walter

SPENCER

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916 - Age 25

Rest in peace in Gordon Dump Cemetery

 

15735     Private

Alfred

SWINGLER

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916 - Age 34

Rest in peace in Gordon Dump Cemetery

 

15736    Lance Corporal

Walter

SYKES

Died of wounds on the 12th October 1916

Rest in peace in Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

Second Lieutenant

Ronald Woodhouse

TAYLOR

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Gordon Dump Cemetery

 

6433     Private

Thomas

TAYLOR

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

John Arthur

TEALE

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

Rest in peace in Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

6394     Private

William

TELFORD

Killed in action on the 24th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

5234     Private

Samuel Renny

THOMPSON

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916 - Age 29

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

7484     Private

Douglas

THORNTON

Died of wounds on the 1st August 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Cleckheaton (St John) Churchyard

 

7470     Private

Abel

TORDOFF

Killed in action on the 1st August 1916 - Age 27

Rest in peace in Albert Communal Cemetery Extension

 

Lieutenant

Ernest St Clair

TULLOCH

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

15745     Private

Christopher

WATCHORN

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

14053     Private

Lemuel

WEBSTER

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916 - Age 30

Rest in peace in Gordon Dump Cemetery

 

28/443     Private

George

WELSH

Killed in action on the 23rd September 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

5404     Private

James William

WHARTON

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

22115     Private

William

WILDING

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916

Rest in peace in Gordon Dump Cemetery

 

5397     Private

Isaac Graham

WILSON

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

14058     Private

Richard

WINDMILL

Died of wounds on the 2nd October 1916

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery

 

 

 

19/1638     Private

William Arthur

WRIGHT

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial