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Royal Fusiliers

12th Battalion

ROYAL FUSILIERS

(City of London Regiment)

17th Brigade / 24th Division

 

2nd August : Meaulte area.

8th August : Carnoy Craters.

9th August : Bernafay Wood.

12th August : Carnoy Craters.

14th August : In line between Guillemont and Delville Wood.

19th August : Bernafay Wood.

22nd August : In front line in front of Guillemont.

23rd August : Happy Valley.

26th August : Dernancourt area.

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31st August : Fricourt area.

1st September : Carlton Trench.

2nd September : Orchard Trench.

5th September : Fricourt.

6th September : Dernancourt.

 

66 names

2547     Sergeant

Frederick

ABBOTTS

Killed in action on the 19th August 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Delville Wood Cemetery

 

2586    Private

William Stanley

BARKER

Killed in action on the 2nd September 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

5396    Corporal

James

BARRINGTON

Killed in action on the 2nd September 1916 - Age 24

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

7488    Private

Stephen

BIRKEN

Killed in action on the 21st August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

14609    Lance Corporal

Edward

BRERETON

Died of wounds on the 15th July 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

3546    Private

Herbert

BRIDGES

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

17744    Private

Albert Victor

BROADHURST

Killed in action on the 2nd September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

5439    Private

Frederick

BULL

Killed in action on the 22nd August 1916 - Age 23

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

PS/8286    Private

Charles John

BURGESS

Killed in action on the 4th September 1916 - Age 18

Rest in peace in Caterpillar Valley Cemetery

 

12050    Lance Corporal

Charles Henry

BUSSLEY

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

6906    Private

William Albert

BYRON

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

Rest in peace in Bronfay Farm Military Cemetery

 

5196    Private

Albert Frank

CAULFIELD

Killed in action on the 2nd September 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

17697    Private

George Patrick

CLARK

Killed in action on the 15th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

6002    Private

Percy Thomas

CLARK

Killed in action on the 4th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

PS/25221    Private

Albert Reginald

COUCHMAN

Killed in action on the 15th August 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Delville Wood Cemetery

 

5349    Private

Albert Robert

CRANSTON

Killed in action on the 4th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

726    Company Sergeant Major

Albert Edward

DARLING

Killed in action on the 21st August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2724    Private

Richard Robert

DEBNEY

Killed in action on the 15th August 1916 - Age 37

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

14423    Private

Joseph

DODD

Killed in action on the 28th August 1916 - Age 36

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

PS/10419    Private

Herbert Stephen

DOTCHIN

Killed in action on the 4th September 1916

Rest in peace in Delville Wood Cemetery

 

5404    Private

Alfred

GAMMON

Died of wounds on the 19th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4923    Private

Ernest Philip

GANE

Died of wounds on the 5th September 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery

 

PS/6478    Corporal

William

GANNON

Killed in action on the 15th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

25216    Private

Bertie

GARDNER

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

5406    Private

William

GARWOOD

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

21175    Private

Orion

GODDARD

Died of wounds on the 21st August 1916

Rest in peace in Abbeville Communal Cemetery

 

G/3565    Private

James

GOOSTREE

Killed in action on the 2nd September 1916

Rest in peace in Caterpillar Valley Cemetery

 

21106    Private

Sidney Cyril

GRAMOLT

Killed in action on the 10th August 1916

Rest in peace in Quarry Cemetery, Montauban

 

10461    Private

John Thomas

HANSON

Killed in action on the 15th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

9614    Private

John Lawrinson

HARDING

Killed in action on the 15th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

PS/10768    Private

Fred

HARLE

Killed in action on the 4th September 1916 - Age 35

Rest in peace in Caterpillar Valley Cemetery

 

21132    Private

Henry George

HOPKINS

Killed in action on the 15th August 1916 - Age 26

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

797    Private

Charles George

HOYLE

Killed in action on the 22nd August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2836    Private

Alfred William

HUBBARD

Killed in action on the 18th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4048    Private

Richard Henry

LAMPARD

Killed in action on the 16th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

17850    Private

Cecil Francis

LAYTON

Killed in action on the 4th September 1916

Rest in peace in Delville Wood Cemetery

 

G/11930    Lance Corporal

James

LEEMING

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Rest in peace in Delville Wood Cemetery

 

5186    Private

Walter William

LEWIS

Killed in action on the 4th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4873    Private

William

LUMLEY

Killed in action on the 16th August 1916 - Age 36

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

10739    Private

Wilfrid James

MOODY

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

8177    Lance Corporal

John

MURPHY

Killed in action on the 26th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3443    Sergeant

Thomas

OATES

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18989    Private

John Walter

PATRICK

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

6863    Private

Walter Nathan

PAYNE

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18004    Private

Charles Ernest

PEACOCK

Killed in action on the 10th August 1916

Rest in peace in Quarry Cemetery, Montauban

 

G/8973    Private

George

PRINCE

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

Rest in peace in Delville Wood Cemetery

 

21362    Private

Martin Henry

RICHARDS

Killed in action on the 15th August 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

PS/8847    Private

Frederick William

ROGERS

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

PS/9993    Private

Albert Leonard

ROMER

Killed in action on the 15th August 1916 - Age 23

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

PS/10744    Private

Frank Seymour Jackson

ROWLAND

Killed in action on the 4th September 1916 - Age 32

Rest in peace in Terlincthun British Cemetery

 

3529    Corporal

James

SHORT

Killed in action on the 15th August 1916 - Age 38

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

17724    Private

Harold

SMART

Killed in action on the 16th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

7188    Private

Arthur Wellesley

SMITH

Killed in action on the 11th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

5924    Private

Frederick

SMITH

Died of wounds on the 10th August 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Dive Copse British Cemetery

 

6959    Private

Harry

SMITH

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

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

5241    Private

Norman Dickeson

SMITH

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916 - Age 30

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

11206    Private

Frederick Henry

SPODE

Killed in action on the 26th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

5099    Private

Henry William

STAFFORD

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

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

4067    Private

John

STRIPLING

Killed in action on the 10th August 1916

Rest in peace in Quarry Cemetery, Montauban

 

7021    Private

Sydney

TAYLOR

Killed in action on the 19th August 1916 - Age 30

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

11879    Private

Alfred Thomas

WALKER

Killed in action on the 4th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/2496    Private

Alfred Stanley

WALLACE

Died of wounds on the 10th September 1916

Rest in peace in Abbeville Communal Cemetery

 

17677    Private

John

WILKIN

Killed in action on the 16th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

9328    Private

Henry John

WILSON

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

24528    Private

Charles Albert

WOOD

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/24519    Private

John

WOODRAY

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Rest in peace in Delville Wood Cemetery

 

 

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122    Private

John Henry

LYNN

20th Manchester

Died of wounds on the 29th August 1916 - Age 22

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

10756    Private

Alfred

RAMUS

20th Royal Fusiliers

Died of wounds on the 22nd July 1916

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery