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12th Battalion (Miners)

KING'S OWN (YORKSHIRE LIGHT INFANTRY)

Pioneers of the 31st Division

 

1st July : Attack of Serre.

October-November : Hebuterne Sector.

13th November : Attack North of Serre.

 

51 names

12/1359 Private

Matthew

ABLE

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12/246 Private

Elias

ADAMSON

Died of wounds on the 1st October 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Featherstone Cemetery

 

12/3 Corporal

James William

ANDREWS

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 23

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12/1510 Sergeant

Albert Arthur

ATKINSON

Killed in action on the 18th November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12/24 Private

Albert

BINKS

Died in service on the 1st July 1916

Rest in peace in Euston Road Cemetery

 

12/1417 Private

Robert

BIRBECK

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12/1261 Private

Thomas

DARNBROUGH

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Rest in peace in Queen's Cemetery, Puisieux

 

12/1558 Private

Herbert

DEWS

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Railway Hollow Cemetery

 

12/1474 Private

James John

FINNIGAN

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 25

Rest in peace in Queen's Cemetery, Puisieux

 

12/1003 Private

Henry

FISHER

Died of wounds on the 7th July 1916

Rest in peace in Wimereux Communal Cemetery

 

12/648 Lance Corporal

Thomas Henry

FORREST

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 32

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12/1504 Private

Ernest

FOSTER

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Railway Hollow Cemetery

 

12/1878 Private

Benjamin

GEARY

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Rest in peace in Euston Road Cemetery

 

12/375 Lance Sergeant

Harold

GILBERT

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Rest in peace in Euston Road Cemetery

 

12/104 Private

Arthur

GREENHOUGH

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

VCommemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12/661 Private

Samuel

HALKYARD

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 33

Rest in peace in Euston Road Cemetery

 

12/154 Private

Frank

HALSTEAD

Died of wounds on the 1st July 1916

Rest in peace in Bertrancourt Military Cemetery

 

12/1018 Private

Sam

HEAPS

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 29

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12/1427 Private

Albert John

HEWITT

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Rest in peace in Railway Hollow Cemetery

 

34907 Private

J.

HODGSON

Died on the 16th September 1916

Rest in peace in Ville-sur-Ancre Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

12/583 Private

Ernest

HOLMES

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12/1464 Private

Fred

HOLMES

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 31

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12/1424 Private

Arthur

HORTON

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12/656 Private

Benjamin

HUDSON

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 26

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12/15 Private

John Charles

KAYE

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 28

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12/178 Private

George

LAPISH

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 22

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12/591 Private

George William

LEEK

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 29

Rest in peace in Euston Road Cemetery

 

12/1573 Private

Ernest

LIGHTFOOT

Died of wounds on the 9th July 1916

Rest in peace in Couin British Cemetery

 

12/102 Private

John James

LUCKMAN

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916

Rest in peace in Sailly-au-Bois Military Cemetery

 

12/1037 Private

Jesse

MARSHALL

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Rest in peace in Euston Road Cemetery

 

12/1450 Private

Jack

MOORE

Died of wounds on the 7th October 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Boulogne Eastern Cemetery

 

12/760 Sergeant

Benjamin

MOSELEY

Died of wounds on the 4th July 1916 - Age 48

Rest in peace in Bertrancourt Military Cemetery

 

12/932 Private

John

OUTRAM

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Rest in peace in Euston Road Cemetery

 

12/1367 Private

Edgar

PICKLES

Died of wounds as POW on the 2nd July 1916 - Age 26

Rest in peace in Gezaincourt Communal Cemetery Ext

 

12/1321 Lance Corporal

Charles

PURDY

Died in service on the 21st October 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Boulogne Eastern Cemetery

 

12/1057 Private

David

RAMSDEN

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 29

Rest in peace in Queen's Cemetery, Puisieux

 

12/1298 Private

Joseph

RANDLE

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Rest in peace in Euston Road Cemetery

 

12/1469 Private

George Henry

RYAN

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12/219 Corporal

Frank James

SCHOFIELD

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12/860 Private

Charles

SMITH

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Rest in peace in Euston Road Cemetery

 

12/1063 Private

John

SMITH

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Rest in peace in Euston Road Cemetery

 

12/1851 Private

Walter

SWALLOW

Died of wounds on the 8th July 1916 - Age 48

Rest in peace in Great Aughall (All Saints) Churchyard

 

12/1420 Private

John

TAYLOR

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 39

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12/608 Private

James

TOMLINSON

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 23

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12/228 Private

Frank

WALSH

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12/1093 Lance Corporal

John

WEATE

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Lieutenant

James Stanley Lightfoot

WELCH

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Queen's Cemetery, Puisieux

 

12/877 Private

Henry

WHITE

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Rest in peace in Euston Road Cemetery

 

12/1281 Private

William Watson

WILD

Died of wounds on the 3rd July 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Doullens Communal Cemetery Ext. n1

 

12/551 Private

James

WILLIAMS

Killed in action on the 31st October 1916

Rest in peace in Sailly-au-Bois Military Cemetery

 

12/229 Corporal

Frank

WRIGHT

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial