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The Rifle Brigade

11th Battalion

RIFLE BRIGADE

(The Prince Consort's Own)

59th Brigade / 20th (Light) Division

 

Late July -Mid August : Tours in line in front of Serre.

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20th August : Meaulte.

21st August : Near Fricourt.

22nd August : Near Montauban.

24th August : In front line in front of Guillemont. In action against German attacks.

28th August : Irish Alley.

3rd September : Attack and capture of Guillemont.

5th September : Carnoy.

6th September : Talus Boisé.

8th September : Corbie.

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16th September : In line North-East of Ginchy.

17th September : Attack towards Lesboeufs.

19th September : Montauban.

20th September : Meaulte.

22nd September : Morlancourt.

27th September : Carnoy.

8th October : Meaulte.

 

128 names

B/1888   Lance Corporal

William

ADAMS

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

B/3125   Rifleman

Albert

ANDERSON

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/15210   Rifleman

William Joseph

BALE

Killed in action on the 29th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/5733    Rifleman

Frederick James

BALL

Died of wounds on the 18th September 1916

Rest in peace in Grove Town Cemetery

 

B/13046   Rifleman

Frank

BARR

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/13113    Rifleman

Richard

BEAL

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/14982    Rifleman

Frederick David

BERRY

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916

Rest in peace in Guards Cemetery, Lesboeufs

 

Z/1615    Rifleman

Thomas James

BIDDLE

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4468   Rifleman

Philip

BIRT

Killed in action on the 27th August 1916 - Age 25

Rest in peace in Caterpillar Valley Cemetery

 

S/1155    Rifleman

Reginald Ernest

BISHOP

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

240360   Private

John Robert

BLEASDALE

Detached from The 1/5th Royal Lancaster

Killed in action on the 15th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

S/3158    Rifleman

Harry

BODOW

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

B/2458    Rifleman

Thomas

BROCKBANK

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/16114    Rifleman

William Albert

BUCK

Killed in action on the 28th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

W/14066    Rifleman

Henry Thomas

CARTER

Killed in action on the 29th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/12930    Rifleman

Herbert Roland

CARTER

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/12700    Rifleman

George

CHAFFER

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916 - Age 34

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/16042    Rifleman

Frank Albert

CHASMAR

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/6067    Rifleman

Frederick John

CORDELL

Died of wounds on the 26th August 1916

Rest in peace in Corbie Communal Cemetery Extension

 

S/2064    Rifleman

James Silvanus

CRATCHLEY

Died of wounds on the 6th September 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in La Neuville British Cemetery

 

S/7917    Rifleman

Price

DAVIES

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/13104    Lance Corporal

Frederick

DEAN

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916 - Age 36

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/5966     Rifleman

Nathum

DEXTER

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

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery

 

S/2988    Rifleman

Arthur George

DIMOND

Died of wounds on the 6th August 1916

Rest in peace in Couin British Cemetery

 

S/1347    Rifleman

Isaac

DOBSON

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Captain

Eric Robin

DONNER

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

B/361    Rifleman

William

DRIVER

Died of wounds on the 18th September 1916

Rest in peace in Bronfay Farm Military Cemetery

 

Z/2900    Lance Corporal

Thomas Cyril

EDMONDS

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/5772    Lance Corporal

Frank

ENGWELL

Killed in action on the 26th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/1708     Rifleman

John

EVANS

Died of wounds on the 6th September 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in La Neuville British Cemetery

 

S/3023     Sergeant

Francis Edward

EVANS

Killed in action on the 26th August 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

B/203354    Rifleman

George Henry

EVANS

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Caterpillar Valley Cemetery

 

S/5702    Rifleman

George Edward

FARMERY

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

Rest in peace in Guillemont Road Cemetery

 

S/2798     Rifleman

James

FORSTER

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

Albert Victor

FOX

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916 - Age 28

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

B/377   Rifleman

Frank

FRANKLIN

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Rest in peace in London Cemetery and Extension

 

S/1278     Rifleman

Charles Abraham

GENDERS

Died of wounds on the 2nd September 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Corbie Communal Cemetery Extension

 

S/9691    Rifleman

Thomas

GEORGE

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/5859    Rifleman

William

GLADWIN

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

B/3193    Corporal

John

GOODWIN

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/2257     Lance Corporal

Arthur Ernest

GREENWOOD

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/5888    Rifleman

Joseph Thomas

GUNN

Killed in action on the 30th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/8034     Corporal

Richard

HAYWARD

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

Rest in peace in La Neuville British Cemetery

 

Second Lieutenant

Andrew Monro

HEPBURN

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/15211     Rifleman

Edward George

HOARE

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/14739    Rifleman

Harry

HOOK

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Rest in peace in Guillemont Road Cemetery

 

S/13003    Corporal

George Robert

HORWOOD

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916 - Age 28

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/14802     Rifleman

Arthur Stanley

HOWE

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/5734    Rifleman

Ernest

HULME

Killed in action on the 11th August 1916 - Age 18

Rest in peace in Hebuterne Military Cemetery

 

S/2135     Rifleman

Thomas Victor

JOHNSON

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

Basil

JOHNSTON

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Rest in peace in Guillemont Road Cemetery

 

S/14245     Rifleman

Charles Harold

JONES

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/1098    Lance Corporal

Frederick

JORDSON

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/5788     Rifleman

Alexander

KASHA

Died of wounds on the 13th September 1916

Rest in peace in Hammersmith Old Cemetery

 

S/831     Rifleman

Patrick

KELLY

Died of wounds on the 10th September 1916 - Age 26

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery

 

S/5655     Rifleman

William Samuel

KING

Killed in action on the 28th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

B/366    Lance Corporal

William Edward

LANGDON

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/1426     Rifleman

Harry George

LAYZELL

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/3034     Lance Corporal

John

LEADER

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/3030     Rifleman

Harry

LEE

Killed in action on the 26th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/8033     Corporal

Henry Howarth

LEE

Died of wounds on the 19th September 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Grove Town Cemetery

 

S/13070    Rifleman

Henry George

LEWIS

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916 - Age 40

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/2329     Sergeant

William

LEWIS

Killed in action on the 17th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/5951    Rifleman

Edward Alfred

MACKLIN

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/2256     Rifleman

Cyril George

MARSH

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/5968    Rifleman

William

MARTIN

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916 - Age 24

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/12708    Rifleman

Frank

MERRILL

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/2989   Rifleman

Thomas Sell

MILLER

Died of wounds on the 29th September 1916 - Age 45

Rest in peace in Grove Town Cemetery

 

S/8959     Rifleman

Arthur

MITCHELL

Killed in action on the 24th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/2253     Rifleman

Percy

NAYLER

Killed in action on the 31st August 1916 - Age 24

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/14145     Rifleman

Ernest Charles

NEWTON

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/7985     Rifleman

Joseph Patrick Arthur

NOAH

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/7911    Rifleman

Harry

NORMAN

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

5/170    Rifleman

Thomas

OUNSWORTH

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/15190     Rifleman

Charles

PARKER

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/13989    Rifleman

Solomon

PARKER

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

Rest in peace in Guillemont Road Cemetery

 

Z/2238     Sergeant

Harry James

PAYNE

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/5749     Rifleman

Richard

PEET

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916 - Age 24

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/5792    Rifleman

Ernest George

PERRY

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916 - Age 32

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/205     Rifleman

Tom

PHIPPS

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

8650     Rifleman

John

PICKETT

Killed in action on the 27th August 1916 - Age 35

Rest in peace in Flatiron Copse Cemetery

 

S/8009     Rifleman

Charles William

POLE

Died of wounds on the 30th September 1916 - Age 32

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery

 

S/7891    Lance Corporal

Richard

POUCHER

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/1838     Lance Sergeant

Arthur Thomas

PRICE

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/37     Rifleman

Thomas Charles

PRIGMORE

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/201     Rifleman

William John

PRINCE

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916 - Age 22

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/2627    Sergeant

Sydney James

PULLMAN

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/694    Rifleman

Robert Avis

PUTT

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

Rest in peace in Delville Wood Cemetery

 

S/601    Rifleman

Ernest Albert

REDKNAP

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Rest in peace in Guillemont Road Cemetery

 

S/1709    Rifleman

Thomas Griffith

REES

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

Rest in peace in Grove Town Cemetery

 

S/2853    Rifleman

David Albert

ROBERTS

Died of wounds on the 5th September 1916

Rest in peace in Corbie Communal Cemetery Extension

 

S/7913    Rifleman

Joseph

ROBERTS

Killed in action on the 27th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/12876    Rifleman

Joseph

ROBINSON

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Rest in peace in Guillemont Road Cemetery

 

S/1020    Rifleman

Gwyn George

ROBSON

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

B/970   Lance Sergeant

James Cooke

ROSE

Killed in action on the 4th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/2188    Lance Corporal

Arthur

ROUSE

Killed in action on the 31st August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/15026    Rifleman

John Edward

RUSSELL

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Z/2532    Rifleman

Thomas

RYAN

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/12608     Rifleman

Thomas William

SAVAGE

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/7941     Rifleman

Edward Stephen

SCOTT

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916 - Age 31

Rest in peace in Guillemont Road Cemetery

 

S/113    Rifleman

James

SEARLE

Killed in action on the 26th August 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/16103     Rifleman

Charles Robert Benjamin

SEBBORN

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916 - Age 29

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/894    Rifleman

Martin

SHAUGHNESSY

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/10610     Rifleman

Frederick Arthur

SHULTS

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/5877     Rifleman

Charles John

SNOW

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916 - Age 37

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/310     Rifleman

William

SNOW

Died of wounds on the 1st September 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in La Neuville British Cemetery

 

S/14186     Rifleman

Charles

SPICER

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

Rest in peace in Grove Town Cemetery

 

B/203355     Lance Corporal

Frederick William

STEADMAN

Died in service on the 7th November 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in St Pierre Cemetery

 

S/12775     Rifleman

Sidney Stanley

STEWARD

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/15955     Rifleman

Edgar Marsden

STEWARDSON

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916 - Age 24

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/16095     Rifleman

Edward Charles

SYMONDS

Died of wounds on the 5th September 1916

Rest in peace in La Neuville British Cemetery

 

S/2630     Sergeant

Charles Alexander

TICKELL

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/5963    Rifleman

Leonard

TOWNSEND

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/15069     Rifleman

Arthur James Edward

TREVILLION

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/822     Sergeant

Stanley James

TRINIMAN

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916 - Age 28

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/5881     Corporal

James Gabriel

TUNLEY

Died of wounds on the 6th September 1916 - Age 35

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

 

B/2519    Rifleman

Frank

TYSON

Killed in action on the 28th August 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/7939     Rifleman

Alfred Charles

VINCE

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/397     Rifleman

Fred James

WEBSTER

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916 - Age 29

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

B/1797     Lance Corporal

William

WELLS

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/1022    Lance Corporal

Harold

WEST

Killed in action on the 27th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/8015     Lance Corporal

Joseph

WHITE

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/3147     Rifleman

Jack

WHITFIELD

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Rest in peace in Guillemont Road Cemetery

 

S/14991     Rifleman

Horace

WICKER

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/7898     Corporal

James

WOOD

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916 - Age 24

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/14832    Rifleman

William Charles

WOOD

Died of wound on the 13th October 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery

 

S/14781     Rifleman

William George

WOOD

Died of wound on the 25th October 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Wandsfield (Earlsfield) Cemetery

 

 

 

S/2565     Sergeant

Reuben

WRIGHT

Died of wound on the 23rd September 1916 - Age 34

Rest in peace in City of London Cemetery

 

 

MEN SERVING IN AN OTHER UNIT

P/4362    Rifleman

William Thomas

GREEN

2nd K.R.R.C.

Died of wounds on the 2nd September 1916

Rest in peace in Millencourt Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

S/15923    Rifleman

Robert William

HAYES

2nd K.R.R.C.

Killed in action on the 2nd September 1916 - Age 25

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n°2