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King's Royal Rifle Corps

12th Battalion

KING'S ROYAL RIFLE CORPS

60th Brigade / 20th (Light) Division

 

Early August : Courcelles-au-Bois.

6th-14th August : In front line in Serre/Hebuterne sector.

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25th August : Carnoy area.

27th August : In front line in front of Guillemont.

30th August : Bernafay Wood.

1st September : Carnoy.

3rd September : Bernafay Wood.

4th September : Trônes Wood.

5th September : Corbie.

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11th September : Meaulte.

14th September : Fricourt area.

15th September : Carnoy.

16th September : Waterlot Farm.

17th September : In front line in front of Morval.

22nd September : Fricourt area.

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26th September : Ginchy.

27th September : Carnoy.

29th September : Trônes Wood.

3rd October : In line between Gueudecourt and Lesboeufs.

7th October : Attack on Rainbow Trench.

8th October : Meaulte area.

 

110 names

A/3298    Rifleman

Tom

ALDRIDGE

Killed in action on the 7th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

R/7148    Corporal

Frank

ALLEN

Killed in action on the 7th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

R/6510    Rifleman

Thomas Henry George

BANCE

Died of wounds on the 12th August 1916

Rest in peace in Couin British Cemetery

 

R/16586    Rifleman

John William

BARRASS

Killed in action on the 10th August 1916 - Age 28

Rest in peace in Sucrerie Military Cemetery

 

R/16010    Rifleman

Frederick Alfred

BEARD

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

R/5526   Lance Corporal

Thomas William

BENSON

Killed in action on the 5th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

R/16519    Rifleman

Cyril Kirby

BENTLEY

Died of wounds on the 30th August 1916 - Age 31

Rest in peace in Corbie Communal Cemetery Extension

 

R/364    Sergeant

George

BETTLES

Died of wounds on the 11th September 1916 - Age 31

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery

 

R/17491    Rifleman

Charles Alfred

BLACKBURN

Died of wounds on the 18th August 1916

Rest in peace in Caterpillar Valley Cemetery

 

R/14265   Rifleman

John Arthur

BOLTON

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

A/3697    Rifleman

Arthur Richard

BOSTON

Died of wounds on the 21st September 1916

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery

 

A/2164    Rifleman

James

CARNEY

Died of wounds on the 17th October 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Nechells (St Joseph) Rom.

 

R/915    Rifleman

Fred

CAVIL

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n°2

 

C/33114    Rifleman

James

CHAMBERS

Died of wounds on the 7th October 1916 - Age 39

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

R/13538    Rifleman

William

CLAYTON

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

A/2843    Rifleman

Frederick

CLEAVER

Died of wounds on the 21st September 1916

Rest in peace in Grove Town Cemetery

 

7792    Rifleman

Gregory Joseph

CLEAVER

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

R/1480    Rifleman

Stanley

COLLINS

Killed in action on the 18th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

R/17294    Rifleman

Ernest Albert

COLVIN

Died of wounds on the 18th August 1916 - Age 29

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

R/16552    Lance Corporal

Charles

COOPS

Killed in action on the 13th September 1916 - Age 23

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

R/1227    Rifleman

Henry

CORDWELL

Killed in action on the 7th October 1916

Rest in peace in Bernafay Wood British Cemetery

 

R/1027    Rifleman

John William

COSGROVE

Killed in action on the 7th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

15633    Rifleman

Ernest Albert

COWLEY

Killed in action on the 19th September 1916 - Age 37

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

R/444    Lance Corporal

William

CUTTS

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916 - Age 27

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

R/15809    Rifleman

John William Herbert

DAVEY

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

R/572    Rifleman

Harry

DENCH

Killed in action on the 4th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

R/8954    Rifleman

Leonard

DENHAM

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorialy

 

R/13571    Rifleman

Robert

DEWSBURY

Died of wounds on the 7th October 1916 - Age 33

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorialy

 

R/16388    Rifleman

Frank Beresford

DOUGLAS

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

R/7185    Rifleman

Charles

DRIVER

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

R/8990    Lance Corporal

John

FARRINGTON

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916 - Age 26

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

R/17163    Rifleman

Harold Frederick

FLINT

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

R/16583    Rifleman

Vincent

FOSTER

Killed in action on the 7th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

R/16147    Rifleman

William Thomas

FRENCH

Died of wounds on the 2nd September 1916 - Age 28

Rest in peace in Corbie Communal Cemetery Extension

 

R/13924    Rifleman

Arthur Bertram

GENTLE

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

Rest in peace in Delville Wood Cemetery

 

R/17489    Rifleman

Reginald Bernard

GEORGE

Killed in action on the 13th August 1916 - Age 16

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

R/1855    Rifleman

Frederick John

GREEN

Died of wounds on the 7th September 1916 - Age 25

Rest in peace in La Neuville British Cemetery

 

R/388    Sergeant

Charles Rupert

GRIFFIN

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

R/3643    Rifleman

Samuel

HARTLEY-BOOTH

Killed in action on the 7th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

R/117692    Rifleman

Harold Victor

HATCHER

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

R/14000    Corporal

Thomas William

HAYDEN

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

Rest in peace in Grove Town Cemetery

 

R/1077    Lance Corporal

William

HETHERINGTON

Killed in action on the 5th October 1916

Rest in peace in Bancourt British Cemetery

 

R/8982    Rifleman

William Arthur

HICKEN

Killed in action  on the 18th August 1916

Rest in peace in Caterpillar Valley Cemetery

 

R/13858    Rifleman

John

HODGETTS

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

R/15328    Rifleman

Frederick

HUMPHREYS

Killed in action on the 30th August 1916 - Age 18

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

R/8318    Sergeant

Thomas Cecil

HUNTER

Killed in action on the 20th September 1916

Rest in peace in Guards Cemetery, Lesboeufs

 

R/1418    Rifleman

Fred

ISHERWOOD

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

R/6528    Rifleman

James

JONES

Died of wounds on the 7th October 1916 - Age 33

Rest in peace in Grove Town Cemetery

 

R/15197    Rifleman

William

KILBURN

Killed in action on the 6th August 1916

Rest in peace in Sucrerie Military Cemetery

 

R/16355    Rifleman

Louis James Henry

KNIGHT

Died of wounds on the 24th October 1916 - Age 25

Rest in peace in Bristol (Ridgeway Park) Cemetery

 

R/16522    Rifleman

William John

LANE

Killed in action on the 8th August 1916

Rest in peace in Sucrerie Military Cemetery

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R/10083    Rifleman

Henry Elworthy

MACDONALD

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

Rest in peace in Delville Wood Cemetery

 

R/3378    Rifleman

James

MATHISON

Died as POW on the 2nd November 1916

Rest in peace in Cologne Southern Cemetery

 

R/5243    Rifleman

William

McDOUGALL

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

Rest in peace in Norfolk Cemetery

 

R/16277    Rifleman

Graham

MONTAGU

Killed in action on the 2nd August 1916 - Age 18

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

R/6295    Rifleman

David Stephen

MORRISON

Died of wounds on the 5th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

R/8981    Lance Corporal

Arthur James

MOUNTFORD

Killed in action on the 5th September 1916 - Age 33

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

R/5073    Rifleman

Cornelius

MURPHY

Killed in action on the 27th August 1916

Rest in peace in Delville Wood Cemetery

 

A/200377    Rifleman

William James

MURTON

Killed in action on the 7th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

R/4019    Sergeant

Wilfred Harry

NEALE

Died of wounds on the 6th September 1916 - Age 26

Rest in peace in Abbeville Communal Cemetery

 

R/11735    Rifleman

Benjamin Reginald

OLDACRE

Died of wounds on the 31st August 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Corbie Communal Cemetery Extension

 

R/10681    Lance Corporal

George William

OWEN

Killed in action on the 7th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1486    Lance Corporal

Alf

PARRATT, DCM

Died of wounds on the 26th September 1916

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery

 

R/9915    Rifleman

George Albert

PECK

Died of wounds on the 5th September 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery

 

R/11796    Rifleman

Edwin

PEE

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

R/11559    Rifleman

David

PEERMAN

Killed in action on the 29th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Lieutenant

Stephen Ralph

PERRY

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916 - Age 23

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

R/13754    Rifleman

Arthur

PICKLES

Killed in action on the 8th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

R/32933    Rifleman

Alfred Victor

PINE

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

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n°2.

 

R/32831    Rifleman

Owen Leonard

POWELL

Killed in action on the 7th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

R/13928    Rifleman

William Ernest

POWELL

Killed in action on the 27th August 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

R/32935    Rifleman

George Charles

QUARMAN

Died of wounds on the 7th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

R/17490    Rifleman

Fred

RAMSEY

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

R/16462    Rifleman

Frederick Arthur

REVELL

Killed in action on the 7th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

R/16034    Rifleman

John Alfred

RICHARDS

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

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

R/32939    Rifleman

Samuel

RODWAY

Died of wounds on the 7th October 1916 - Age 26

Rest in peace in A.I.F. Burial Ground

 

R/6459    Rifleman

Samuel

ROLFE

Killed in action on the 8th October 1916 - Age 18

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

R/10824    Sergeant

George Frederick

ROSE

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916 - Age 26

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

R/3312    Rifleman

Samuel

ROSE

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

R/17368    Rifleman

Frederick

ROWBOTHAM

Killed in action  on the 18th August 1916

Rest in peace in Caterpillar Valley Cemetery

 

R/33119    Rifleman

George

RUMBOLD

Died of wounds on the 7th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

R/9075    Rifleman

Leonard William

SCOTT

Killed in action on the 7th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

R/16591    Rifleman

William

SEWARD

Killed in action on the 27th September 1916

Rest in peace in Carnoy Military Cemetery

 

R/12596    Rifleman

Francis

SHELDON

Died of wounds on the 5th September 1916 - Age 24

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery

 

R/6522    Rifleman

Frederick

SIMMONS

Killed in action on the 4th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

R/15973    Lance Corporal

Sidney

SIMPER

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

R/5348    Rifleman

John

SKELTON

Died of wounds on the 5th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

R/10775    Rifleman

Charles Norman

SMITH

Died of wounds on the 19th September 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Grove Town Cemetery

 

A/1233    Rifleman

Edward

SMITH

Killed in action on the 7th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

R/10396    Corporal

Samuel Mark

SPENCER

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

R/10492    Rifleman

Henry

STANWAY

Died of wounds on the 18th September 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

R/6532    Rifleman

Joseph Henry

STARBUCK

Killed in action on the 19th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

R/12184    Rifleman

Alfred Henry

STEVENS

Killed in action on the 4th September 1916 - Age 23

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

R/15974    Lance Corporal

John William

STEVENSON

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Y/335    Rifleman

William George

STONE

Killed in action on the 5th September 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Bernafay Wood British Cemetery

 

R/17277    Rifleman

William

TASKER

Killed in action  on the 18th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

5/522    Rifleman

John Thomas

TAYLOR

Killed in action on the 6th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

C/12453    Rifleman

Gordon Robert

TRENHOLME

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

A/3627    Sergeant

Charles James

TYRRELL

Died of wounds on the 2nd September 1916 - Age 27

Rest in peace in Corbie Communal Cemetery Extension

 

R/2064    Rifleman

Ernest

VICKERS

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

R/8101    Rifleman

James

WAILING

Died of wounds on the 7th September 1916

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

 

A/2736    Rifleman

Walter

WALE

Killed in action  on the 28th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

R/4882    Lance Corporal

Thomas Byatt

WASMUTH

Killed in action on the 28th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

R/22433    Rifleman

Henry Robert

WEBB

Died of wounds on the 13th October 1916 - Age 26

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

 

R/15716    Rifleman

Joseph

WELCH

Died of wounds on the 4th September 1916

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

R/918    Lance Corporal

Ernest

WHINFIELD

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

R/1734    Rifleman

Albert

WHITE

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

R/32960    Rifleman

Ronald Burton

WHITTINGTON

Died of wounds on the 7th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

R/6498    Lance Corporal

Harold

WILLIAMS

Died of wounds on the 2nd September 1916

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

 

 

R/12845    Rifleman

Thomas Frederick

WOOD

Killed in action on the 17th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

 

MAN SERVING IN AN OTHER UNIT

 

R/17246    Rifleman

James Charles

WILLIAMS

7th Rifle Brigade

Died of wounds on the 19th August 1916 - Age 25

Rest in peace in Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Ext.