BATTLE OF THE SOMME

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West Yorkshire Regiment

11th Battalion

Prince of Wales's Own

(WEST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT)

69th Brigade / 23rd Division

 

3rd July : South-East of La Boisselle.

4th July : Attack on Horseshoe Trench.

5th July : Attacks and taking of Horseshoe Trench.

6th July : Becourt Wood.

8th July : Albert.

10th July : Attack and taking of Contalmaison.

11th July : Becourt Wood.

12th July : Franvillers.

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28th July : Contalmaison.

2nd August : Albert.

5th August : Contalmaison.

6th August : Attack on Munster Alley.

7th August : Contalmaison.

8th August : Bresle.

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15th September : Millencourt.

18th September : North of Martinpuich.

22nd September : North of Fricourt.

26th September : North-East of Contalmaison.

4th October : North-East of Martinpuich.

5th Octobre : In front line in front of Le Sars.

7th October : Attack and capture Flers Support Trench North-West of Le Sars.

8th October : North of Fricourt.

9th October : Albert.

 

164 names

19/154    Private

Cyril

ALLISON

Died of wounds on the 24th August 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

 

26995    Private

Wilfred

APPLEYARD

Killed in action on the 7th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

13699    Private

Willam Henry

ASHFORTH

Killed in action on the 10th July 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

24537    Lance Corporal

Arthur Edward

ASHMELL

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

Rest in peace in Adanac Military Cemetery

 

15/1807    Private

Albert

ATKINSON

Killed in action on the 10th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

15929    Lance Corporal

Ernest

ATKINSON

Died of wounds on the 11th July 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12838    Private

John

ATKINSON

Died of wounds on the 27th October 1916

Rest in peace in Yorks Cemetery

 

15896    Private

Walter

BAKER

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

14182    Private

John William

BARRON

Killed in action on the 4th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

24152    Private

Ernest

BARTLE

Killed in action on the 20th July 1916 - Age 22

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4/8250    Private

Thomas

BAXTER

Killed in action on the 4th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

24049    Private

Albert Horace

BELL

Killed in action on the 7th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

13927    Private

Wilfred

BLACKBURN

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

Rest in peace in Adanac Military Cemetery

 

15132    Private

Harold Archibald

BRIGGS

Killed in action on the 10th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

27773    Private

Harry

BRITTON

Killed in action on the 7th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

13845    Company Quatermaster Sergeant

William Henry

BROWN

Killed in action on the 27th September 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Flatiron Copse Cemetery

 

14761    Lance Corporal

Robert

BURNS, MM

Killed in action on the 4th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

23783    Private

Cyril

BURROWS

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

13680    Private

William

BURTON

Killed in action on the 7th October 1916 - Age 26

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

14499    Private

Arthur

CLAY

Killed in action on the 7th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

21322    Private

John

COCKAYNE

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

15662    Lance Corporal

Harold William

COFFIN

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

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

15939    Private

Albert

COLE

Died of wounds on the 7th August 1916 - Age 40

Rest in peace in Chingford Mount Cemetery

 

4/6645    Sergeant

Richard

COLLINS

Died of wounds on the 1st August 1916

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery

 

14605    Private

John

COX

Killed in action on the 7th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

21556    Private

Robert

CRANE

Died of wounds on the 15th October 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Sunderland (Bishopwearmouth) Cemetery

 

13147    Private

John

CRAVEN

Killed in action on the 29th July 1916

Rest in peace in Pozieres British Cemetery

 

14498    Private

James

CRESWICK

Killed in action on the 7th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

43751    Private

Maurice

CROWTHER

Died of wounds on the 21st October 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

 

8836    Private

William Henry

CUFF

Killed in action on the 5th July 1916 - Age 27

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

15663    Private

John

DAVIES

Killed in action on the 5th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

15138    Private

Arthur James

DAVIS

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

14347    Private

Charley

DAVIS

Killed in action on the 4th July 1916 - Age 24

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

22448    Private

Willis

DERRY

Killed in action on the 4th July 1916 - Age 34

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

5299    Regimental Sergeant Major

Frederick

DEWS

Killed in action on the 20th September 1916

Rest in peace in Adanac Military Cemetery

 

43761    Private

James

DIXON

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

Edward Percival

DOYLE

Died of wounds on the 5th July 1916 - Age 26

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

14316    Private

Harry Manton

DYER

Died of wounds on the 3rd August 1916 - Age 39

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery

 

13377    Sergeant

William Henry

DYKES

Died of wounds on the 8th October 1916

Rest in peace in Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

13567    Private

George

EATON

Killed in action on the 10th July 1916 - Age 34

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

15/1025    Private

James

EDDISON

Died of wounds on the 13th July 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Puchevillers British Cemetery

 

13642    Private

James

EDMONDSON

Killed in action on the 22nd September 1916

Rest in peace in Adanac Military Cemetery

 

14531    Private

Horace

ELLT

Killed in action on the 10th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

13535    Private

Herbert

ESHELBY

Killed in action on the 5th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

13482    Corporal

Peter

FLYNN

Killed in action on the 7th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

22465    Private

Fred Valentine

FRETWELL

Died of wounds on the 14th October 1916

Rest in peace in Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

14238    Private

James

FURNESS

Killed in action on the 5th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

13780    Private

Ernest

GIBSON

Killed in action on the 10th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

43718    Private

Harry

GLADWIN

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

23302    Private

Charles

GOLDING

Killed in action on the 7th August 1916 - Age 38

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4/8547    Private

Ernest

GOODALL

Died of wounds on the 9th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

16/23    Sergeant

Thomas

GORMAN

Died of wounds on the 13th July 1916

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

13970    Lance Corporal

Joseph

GRAY

Killed in action on the 29th September 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12/16521    Private

Percy

GUYLL

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

43757    Lance Corporal

Harry

HAGUE

Killed in action on the 7th October 1916 - Age 26

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3/10338    Lance Corporal

Stamford

HAGUE

Killed in action on the 5th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

14339    Private

William Richard

HALES

Killed in action on the 4th July 1916 - Age 26

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

13988    Private

Stanley

HALL

Killed in action on the 5th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

23807    Private

Edwin

HARDCASTLE

Died of wounds on the 12th July 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Forceville Communal Cemetery and Ext.

 

14540    Sergeant

Bert

HARPER

Died of wounds on the 21st September 1916

Rest in peace in Pozieres British Cemetery

 

19734    Private

William Henry

HARRIS

Killed in action on the 5th July 1916 - Age 18

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

16/372    Lance Corporal

Ernest

HARTLEY

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12013    Lance Corporal

Lorrie

HARTLEY

Killed in action on the 20th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Captain

Edgar Adolphus

HASELDEN

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

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

15823    Private

George

HASTINGS

Killed in action on the 7th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

14508    Private

Frank

HAVELOCK

Killed in action on the 7th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

24925    Private

Ernest

HOBSON

Died of wounds on the 27th July 1916

Rest in peace in Leeds (Harehills) Cemetery

 

13829    Sergeant

Richard Warmsley

HOGG

Killed in action on the 7th October 1916

Rest in peace in Adanac Military Cemetery

 

19636    Private

James Arthur

HUDSON

Died of wounds on the 6th August 1916

Rest in peace in Leeds (Harehills) Cemetery

 

4/8641    Private

Henry

HUTTON

Killed in action on the 8th October 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12750    Private

Harry

JACKSON

Killed in action on the 4th July 1916 - Age 24

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18/217    Private

John

JACKSON

Killed in action on the 7th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Lieutenant

Harold Conway

JAYE

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

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

15903    Private

Robert

JOHNSON

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

Rest in peace in Adanac Military Cemetery

 

14022    Private

Henry

JONES

Killed in action on the 10th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

23288    Private

John Edward

KENDALL

Killed in action on the 4th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

28869    Private

William

KING

Killed in action on the 7th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

14335    Lance Corporal

Leonard Wilson

LANE

Killed in action on the 6th October 1916 - Age 35

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12584    Private

George

LANGHAM

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

Rest in peace in Adanac Military Cemetery

 

15273    Corporal

James

LANSDOWN

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

Rest in peace in Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

14587    Private

Michael

LAVIN

Killed in action on the 7th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

21421    Private

Samuel

LEONARD

Died of wounds on the 7th July 1916

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

15/1616    Private

Douglas

LEUCHTERS

Killed in action on the 10th July 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

43723    Private

Joseph

LEWIS

Killed in action on the 7th October 1916

Rest in peace in Adanac Military Cemetery

 

21421    Private

Samuel

LEONARD

Died of wounds on the 7th July 1916

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

15919    Private

Alfred

LOBLEY, MM

Died of wounds on the 10th November 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Dewsbury Cemetery

 

18/1526    Private

Norman

LUND

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

Rest in peace in Adanac Military Cemetery

 

11537    Private

John William

MARPLES

Killed in action on the 4th July 1916 - Age 36

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18/1270    Private

Arthur

MARSDEN

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

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

 

14139    Private

William

MASSEY

Killed in action on the 7th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Major

Statham Broadbent

MAUFE

Died of wounds on the 5th July 1916 - Age 29

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

15732    Private

Arthur

MAYBURY

Killed in action on the 7th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

43728     Private

Frank

MIDGLEY

Killed in action on the 7th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

George Charles

MILLS

Killed in action on the 10th July 1916 - Age 27

Rest in peace in Pozieres British Cemetery

 

22467     Private

Alfred E.

MONSON

Killed in action on the 4th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

14131     Private

Austin

MORLEY

Killed in action on the 5th July 1916

Rest in peace in Fricourt British Cemetery

 

14154     Lance Corporal

Allen

MORRIS

Killed in action on the 28th July 1916

Rest in peace in Pozieres British Cemetery

 

18/1033     Private

Daniel

MULLINS

Killed in action on the 7th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18/1137    Private

William

NELSON

Died of wounds on the 10th October 1916

Rest in peace in Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

13767    Corporal

Walter

NESTER

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

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery

 

43756     Private

Arthur

NIGHTINGALE

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

43730     Private

Harry

NOBLE

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

14443    Corporal

Joseph

OTWAY

Died of wounds on the 29th September 1916

Rest in peace in Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

12712     Private

Joseph

OVERTON

Killed in action on the 20th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18/1175     Private

William

PARKER

Killed in action on the 7th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

16/714     Lance Corporal

William

PEARSON

Killed in action on the 7th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4/8331    Private

Herbert

PENISTON

Died of wounds on the 5th September 1916 - Age 18

Rest in peace in Doullens Communal Cemetery Ext. n1

 

18/39    Private

Sylvester

PETTY

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

Rest in peace in Adanac Military Cemetery

 

15/1466    Private

William Henry

PHILLIPS

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

43734    Private

George Richard

PILLEY

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

43735    Private

Louis

PITTS

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

Rest in peace in Adanac Military Cemetery

 

21928    Private

John William

RATCLIFFE

Died of wounds on the 9th October 1916

Rest in peace in Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

15/1543     Private

Robert

REDHEAD

Killed in action on the 4th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

21988     Private

Henry Morris

RENTON

Killed in action on the 5th July 1916 - Age 42

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

14019     Private

William Ernest

ROBERTS

Killed in action on the 10th July 1916 - Age 27

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

29328    Corporal

Frank

ROBERTSHAW

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

13810     Private

George

ROBINSON

Killed in action on the 4th July 1916 - Age 22

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

13068     Private

Herbert

ROGERS

Killed in action on the 10th July 1916 - Age 41

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

22370    Private

Herbert

ROPER

Died of wounds on the 8th July 1916

Rest in peace in Abbeville Communal Cemetery

 

24285    Private

Frank

RUSSELL

Died of wounds on the 11th July 1916

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

11505     Corporal

John

SARGINSON

Killed in action on the 4th July 1916 - Age 27

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

43736    Private

Hilbert

SENIOR

Killed in action on the 7th October 1916

Rest in peace in Adanac Military Cemetery

 

15906    Corporal

Fred

SHAKESPEARE

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

43737    Private

Fred

SHARP

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

16113     Private

Frederick John

SHORT

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

43740    Private

Fred

SINGLETON

Killed in action on the 4th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

13782    Corporal

John William

SLEIGHT

Killed in action on the 7th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

15654    Private

William

SMITH

Killed in action on the 7th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

13486     Lance Corporal

William Henry

SMITH

Killed in action on the 5th July 1916 - Age 24

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

15847    Private

Thomas

SOUTHWORTH

Died of wounds on the 11th July 1916 - Age 46

Rest in peace in Warloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

14580    Private

William Lewis

SPENCER

Killed in action on the 4th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

13505    Private

Ernest

STEPHENSON

Died of wounds on the 8th October 1916

Rest in peace in Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

14820    Private

Albert John

STEVENS

Killed in action on the 7th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

14774    Private

John

STONE

Killed in action on the 7th October 1916

Rest in peace in Adanac Military Cemetery

 

10345     Private

John James

STRAW

Killed in action on the 5th July 1916 - Age 36

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12758     Lance Corporal

Albert

SWAIN

Killed in action on the 4th July 1916 - Age 26

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

11529    Private

John Ernest

SWINBURN

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

Rest in peace in Adanac Military Cemetery

 

24542    Private

John Edmund

TATE

Died of wounds on the 18th July 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Abbeville Communal Cemetery

 

22149    Private

William

TAYLOR

Killed in action on the 22nd September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

17361    Private

Harry Albert

TEAKLE

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

Rest in peace in Birmingham (Witton) Cemetery

 

17411    Private

William

TEAL

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

Rest in peace in Adanac Military Cemetery

 

43750    Private

Wilfred

TETLEY

Killed in action on the 7th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

14009    Private

Harold

THOMAS

Died of wounds on the 1st August 1916

Rest in peace in Warloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

18225    Private

Christopher

URWIN

Killed in action on the 6th July 1916 - Age 23

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4/8364    Private

George Ernest

VYNER

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

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery

 

13942    Sergeant

Fred

WAITE

Killed in action on the 7th August 1916

Rest in peace in Becourt Military Cemetery

 

13628    Private

Albert Edward

WALKER

Died of wounds on the 7th October 1916

Rest in peace in Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

13921    Private

Frank

WALKER

Killed in action on the 7th October 1916

Rest in peace in Adanac Military Cemetery

 

15768    Private

Fred

WALTON

Killed in action on the 5th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

19255    Private

Harry

WALTON

Died of wounds on the 11th October 1916

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery

 

24563    Private

William

WATERTON

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

Rest in peace in Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

19775    Private

James

WATSON

Killed in action on the 5th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

14089    Private

John

WELSH

Died of wounds on the 21st September 1916 - Age 32

Rest in peace in Millencourt Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

3/9261    Private

Henry Harold

WHALEY

Killed in action on the 4th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Captain

Harry Alden

WHITBY

Killed in action on the 10th July 1916 - Age 27

Rest in peace in Pozieres British Cemetery

 

15036    Private

Robert

WILKINSON

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

Rest in peace in Contalmaison Chateau Cemetery

 

11/13353    Private

George Henry

WILLIAMS

Killed in action on the 4th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

22331    Sergeant

Robert Alfred

WILLIAMS

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18/1307    Private

Henry

WILSON

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

Frederick Herbert

WINSER

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

Rest in peace in Adanac Military Cemetery

 

12860    Lance Corporal

George

WOOD

Died of wounds on the 25th October 1916

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery Extension

 

43748    Private

Norman

WOODHEAD

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

21514    Private

Ernest

WRIGHT

Killed in action on the 7th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

 

24959    Private

Albert Marshall

YEATS

Killed in action on the 7th October 1916 - Age 26

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

 

MAN DETACHED TO AN OTHER UNIT

 

24810     Private

James Henry

RHODES

1/8th West Yorkshire

Died of wounds on the 11th July 1916

Rest in peace in Blighty Valley Cemetery