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Royal Sussex Regiment

12th Battalion

ROYAL SUSSEX REGIMENT

(2nd South Down)

116th Brigade / 39th Division

 

27th August : Englebelmer area.

2nd-3rd September : Mesnil. "Fatigue" parties to Hamel sector for the attack of the Brigade on the North bank of the Ancre.

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10th September : Auchonvillers.

14th September : Beaussart.

19th September : In front line in front of Redan Ridge.

30th September : Mailly-Maillet.

3rd-13th October : In front line in Auchonvillers sector with rest periods in Englebelmer Wood.

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15th October : Schwaben Redoubt. German night attack repulsed.

17th October : Aveluy.

21st October : Ovillers sector. One company took part in the capture of Stuff Trench, the remains of the battalion taking over the captured positions.

22nd October : Martinsart.

25th October : In line in front of St Pierre-Divion.

27th October : Martinsart area.

30th October : In line in front of St Pierre-Divion.

1st November : Authuille area.

3rd November : Senlis.

5th November : Works in Authuille/Thiepval area.

6th November : Martinsart Wood.

9th November : In front line in Thiepval sector.

13th November : Authuille area.

14th November : Warloy-Baillon.

 

136 names

SD/1947    Private

Alfred George

ADDY

Killed in action on the 9th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/16204    Private

Alfred Frederick

ANDREWS

Killed in action on the 17th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/16205    Private

Clement Charles

ANDREWS

Killed in action on the 17th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/15344     Private

Sidney James

ARBON

Killed in action on the 31st October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/15786     Private

David

ARNOLD

Killed in action on the 12th November 1916 - Age 25

Rest in peace in Lonsdale Cemetery

 

G/16315    Private

Frederick

ASHTON

Died of wounds on the 17th October 1916

Rest in peace in Varennes Military Cemetery

 

SD/3269     Corporal

Albert Edward

AUSTIN

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/11768    Private

Albert

AYLING

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

Rest in peace in Hamel Military Cemetery

 

G/16288     Private

Samuel

BAKER

Killed in action on the 22nd October 1916

Rest in peace in Connaught Cemetery

 

SD/1252    Private

Edwin

BALDWIN

Died of wounds on the 3rd November 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Eastbourne (Oclynge) Cemetery

 

G/15370     Private

Harold Epton

BISHOP

Killed in action on the 21st October 1916 - Age 22

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

SD/1867     Sergeant

Francis James

BISSENDEN

Killed in action on the 17th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/15787     Private

Horace Reader

BLACKFORD

Killed in action on the 17th October 1916 - Age 28

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

SD/1266     Private

Leonard

BLUNDEN

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916 - Age 17

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/15352     Private

Alfred Percy

BOOLES

Killed in action on the 21st October 1916 - Age 29

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/15372    Private

John Thomas

BOTTERIL

Died of wounds on the 18th October 1916 - Age 36

Rest in peace in Varennes Military Cemetery

 

G/15359    Private

John

BRACKENBURRY

Killed in action on the 31st October 1916

Rest in peace in Connaught Cemetery

 

SD/3301     Private

Frederick

BROWN

Killed in action on the 20th August 1916 - Age 25

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/18100    Private

Arthur James

BUTTERS

Killed in action on the 21st October 1916

Rest in peace in Mill Road Cemetery

 

SD/1850    Lance Sergeant

Walter Robert Frank

CANNING

Died of wounds on the 14th November 1916 - Age 25

Rest in peace in Contay British Cemetery

 

G/15378    Private

William Henry

CHAPMAN

Died of wounds on the 30th September 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Gezaincourt Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

SD/5937     Private

Harry

CLARKE

Killed in action on the 31st October 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Lonsdale Cemetery

 

SD/568     Company Sergeant Major

William Thomas

COLEMAN

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

SD/1585    Corporal

Edward

COOMBE

Killed in action on the 31st October 1916 - Age 40

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n2

 

SD/1586    Lance Corporal

Richard

COPELAND

Killed in action on the 21st October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

SD/1299    Private

Ernest Thomas

CORNFORD

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

Rest in peace in Acheux British Cemetery

 

Second Lieutenant

Lawrence Frederick

COXSON

Killed in action on the 17th October 1916 - Age 18

Rest in peace in Mill Road Cemetery

 

G/15382    Private

Harry Ralph

CROSS

Killed in action on the 17th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/14931    Private

Ivor Robert

CROXON

Killed in action on the 17th October 1916 - Age 26

Rest in peace in Mill Road Cemetery

 

SD/1676     Private

Percy

DAUGHTREY

Killed in action on the 30th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

SD/2087    Private

Spencer

DAWES

Killed in action on the 17th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/16301    Private

Alfred Walter

DAY

Killed in action on the 21st October 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n2

 

SD/2284     Private

Albert Ephraim

DE BOO

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

SD/11927    Private

Arthur

DEADMAN

Killed in action on the 17th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/17811    Private

Herbert

DEAN

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916 - Age 26

Rest in peace in Hamel Military Cemetery

 

SD/1879     Private

Ernest William

DEEPROSE

Died of wounds on the 3rd September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

SD/2088    Private

Charles Alfred

EASTON

Killed in action on the 16th October 1916

Rest in peace in Connaught Cemetery

 

G/16319    Private

Ernest George

ELLIS

Killed in action on the 8th October 1916 - Age 26

Rest in peace in Auchonvillers Military Cemetery

 

G/16209     Private

Ernest Gordon

ELSEY

Died of wounds on the 23rd October 1916 - Age 25

Rest in peace in Boulogne Eastern Cemetery

 

G/14505    Private

George

EMPRINGHAM

Killed in action on the 17th October 1916

Rest in peace in Pargny British Cemetery

 

SD/1210     Private

Arthur Frederick

FARLEY

Died of wounds on the 20th September 1916 - Age 26

Rest in peace in Doullens Communal Cemetery Ext. n1

 

SD/1225     Corporal

George

FARLEY

Died of wounds on the 4th September 1916

Rest in peace in Couin British Cemetery

 

G/17825    Private

Charlie

FIELDWICK

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

Rest in peace in Hamel Military Cemetery

 

G/16096    Private

Harry Christopher

FIFIELD

Died of wounds on the 27th October 1916 - Age 18

Rest in peace in Wimereux Communal Cemetery

 

SD/1851    Private

Ernest Frederick

FISHER

Killed in action on the 21st October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/16273    Private

William Cecil

FOLLETT

Killed in action on the 15th October 1916 - Age 24

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

SD/2277    Private

Alfred

FOSTER

Killed in action on the 20th September 1916 - Age 36

Rest in peace in Sucrerie Military Cemetery

 

G/15591    Private

Walter John

FRENCH

Killed in action on the 21st October 1916

Rest in peace in Connaught Cemetery

 

G/14949    Private

Henry

FULCHER

Died of wounds on the 31st October 1916

Rest in peace in Puchevillers British Cemetery

 

G/15418    Private

John William

GODDARD

Died of wounds on the 5th November 1916

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery Extension

 

G/15415    Private

Edward Charles

GOODBURN

Killed in action on the 15th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

SD/5940    Private

Frederick Edwin

GORE

Killed in action on the 12th October 1916

Rest in peace in Euston Road Cemetery

 

SD/2260    Private

James Horace

GRANT

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

Rest in peace in Hamel Military Cemetery

 

SD/2346    Private

William

GRINSTEAD

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Rest in peace in Ancre British Cemetery

 

G/15417    Private

Webster

GRUNNELL

Killed in action on the 17th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/15442    Private

John

HALE

Died of wounds on the 13th November 1916 - Age 30

Rest in peace in Puchevillers British Cemetery

 

G/17844    Private

Arthur

HARDS

Killed in action on the 10th October 1916 - Age 26

Rest in peace in Auchonvillers Military Cemetery

 

G/17849    Private

William

HARLAND

Killed in action on the 17th October 1916

Rest in peace in Mill Road Cemetery

 

G/15077    Private

Charles

HARTWELL

Killed in action on the 21st October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

SD/2027    Private

Sidney George

HAULKHAM

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

Rest in peace in Varennes Military Cemetery

 

SD/2395    Private

Frederick George

HILLS

Died of wounds on the 6th September 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

 

G/17934    Private

Archibald

HOLLAND

Killed in action on the 10th October 1916

Rest in peace in Euston Road Cemetery

 

SD/1370    Private

Charles

HOLTER

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

SD/15427    Private

Alfred William

HOMEWOOD

Died of wounds on the 10th October 1916

Rest in peace in Puchevillers British Cemetery

 

G/15074    Private

Harry

HOWARD

Killed in action on the 17th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

SD/5812    Private

William Thomas

HUGHES

Killed in action on the 12th October 1916

Rest in peace in Euston Road Cemetery

 

G/15081    Private

Harry

JAMES

Killed in action on the 17th October 1916 - Age 23

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Lieutenant

Arthur Hugh

JOHNS

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

Rest in peace in Mailly-Maillet Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

G/14970    Private

Frederick Cyril

JONES

Killed in action on the 17th October 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Connaught Cemetery

 

SD/2443    Lance Corporal

Percy Stephen Charles

JONES

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

Rest in peace in Euston Road Cemetery

 

Second Lieutenant

Walter Louis

KENNEDY

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

Rest in peace in Ancre British Cemetery

 

SD/2207    Corporal

Charles Henry

KEWELL

Killed in action on the 21st October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/15455    Private

William

KILLICK

Killed in action on the 17th October 1916

Rest in peace in Mill Road Cemetery

 

G/16278    Private

Alfred Denis

KNIGHT

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916

Rest in peace in Mill Road Cemetery

 

SD/1387     Private

George

LAMBERT

Killed in action on the 30th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/14977    Private

Harry

LAPWOOD

Killed in action on the 21st October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/14976    Private

George Jewson

LARGE

Died of wounds on the 8th October 1916 - Age 16

Rest in peace in Couin British Cemetery

 

G/16237    Private

William John

LARKIN

Killed in action on the 10th October 1916 - Age 26

Rest in peace in Euston Road Cemetery

 

SD/1392    Private

John

LEANEY

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Rest in peace in Aveluy Wood Cemetery

 

G/14974    Private

Sidney

LEEKE

Killed in action on the 21st October 1916 - Age 24

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/16317    Private

Edward Herbert

LEVY

Died of wounds on the 17th October 1916 - Age 25

Rest in peace in Contay British Cemetery

 

G/15464    Private

Albert

LINGHAM

Killed in action on the 26th September 1916

Rest in peace in Sucrerie Military Cemetery

 

G/15091    Private

Alfred

MANLEY

Killed in action on the 21st October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

SD/1837    Private

John

MARSHALL

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

Rest in peace in Grandcourt Road Cemetery

 

G/14980    Private

August William

MARTIN

Died of wounds on the 11th September 1916 - Age 26

Rest in peace in Auchonvillers Military Cemetery

 

G/17882    Private

Walter

MARTIN

Killed in action on the 17th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/15088    Private

John Henry

MAWER

Killed in action on the 17th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

SD/1408    Sergeant

Robert Stanley

MILLARD

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

Rest in peace in Etretat Churchyard

 

G/15789    Private

Bertram

MOON

Killed in action on the 17th October 1916

Rest in peace in Connaught Cemetery

 

SD/2398   Private

Alfred Frederick James

NEWMAN

Died of wounds on the 6th September 1916 - Age 32

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

 

SD/1775    Lance Corporal

Charles

NEWMAN

Killed in action on the 17th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/17886    Private

Maurice Edwin

NORRIS

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

SD/5742    Private

Thomas

OAKLEY

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

Rest in peace in Abbeville Communal Cemetery Extension

 

G/15095    Private

John George

OLDHAM

Died of wounds on the 14th October 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

 

G/16157    Private

Benjamin

PACKHAM

Killed in action on the 17th October 1916 - Age 26

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/14990    Private

Arthur William

PARKER

Killed in action on the 11th September 1916

Rest in peace in Auchonvillers Military Cemetery

 

G/16307    Private

Henry Charles

PARKER

Killed in action on the 8th October 1916 - Age 24

Rest in peace in Auchonvillers Military Cemetery

 

G/16244    Private

Bertram Eric

PARNELL

Killed in action on the 12th October 1916

Rest in peace in Euston Road Cemetery

 

SD/1643    Lance Corporal

Ernest William

PLUMMER

Died of wounds on the 3rd September 1916

Rest in peace in Couin British Cemetery

 

G/15795    Private

Ernest George

POPE

Killed in action on the 8th October 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Auchonvillers Military Cemetery

 

SD/1722    Lance Corporal

Tom

RAWLINGS

Killed in action on the 17th October 1916 - Age 32

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

SD/1547    Private

Joseph

RIPLEY, MM

Died of wounds on the 4th November 1916

Rest in peace in Contay British Cemetery

 

G/16198    Private

Ralph Samuel

RUFF

Died of wounds on the 18th October 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Varennes Military Cemetery

 

SD/4937    Corporal

Frederick Francis

RUMBELOW

Died of wounds on the 11th September 1916 - Age 24

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

 

G/15595    Private

Walter William

SAVAGE

Killed in action on the 17th October 1916

Rest in peace in Gommecourt British Cemetery n2

 

G/16322    Private

Frank Walter

SAWYER

Killed in action on the 16th October 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Connaught Cemetery

 

G/15588    Private

Frederick

SEARLE

Killed in action on the 21st October 1916 - Age 18

Rest in peace in Connaught Cemetery

 

G/16166    Private

Alfred

SELSBY

Killed in action on the 21st October 1916 - Age 31

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n2

 

G/16332    Private

Albert James

SIPPETS

Killed in action on the 21st October 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/16249    Private

Herbert

SLOMAN

Killed in action on the 12th October 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Euston Road Cemetery

 

G/16311    Private

James Vernon

SMITH

Killed in action on the 17th October 1916 - Age 24

Rest in peace in Connaught Cemetery

 

SD/2284    Private

W.

SMITH

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Rest in peace in Hamel Military Cemetery

 

Second Lieutenant

Kenneth Overend Howard

SMITH-HOWARD

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/16104   Private

Cecil James

STEEL

Died of wounds on the 26th October 1916

Rest in peace in Lonsdale Cemetery

 

SD/2169    Private

Walter Henry

STONE

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

SD/1471    Private

William George

STONE

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Rest in peace in Hamel Military Cemetery

 

SD/1474    Private

Frederick Harry

TADD

Killed in action on the 4th September 1916 - Age 29

Rest in peace in Gezaincourt Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

Second Lieutenant

Tom Campbell

TATE

Died of wounds on the 2nd September 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Couin British Cemetery

 

G/16201    Lance Corporal

Albert

TAYLOR

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 17

Rest in peace in Authuile Military Cemetery

 

G/16254    Private

Patrick Joseph

TAYLOR

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/16252   Private

Walter William

TEALE

Killed in action on the 12th October 1916 - Age 30

Rest in peace in Euston Road Cemetery

 

SD/2125    Private

Arthur

TESTER

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

SD/2601    Private

John

THOMAS

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

Rest in peace in Hamel Military Cemetery

 

G/16177    Private

Charles Robert

TOYNBEE

Killed in action on the 17th October 1916

Rest in peace in Gommecourt British Cemetery n2

 

SD/5856    Private

Joseph Francis

TRITTON

Killed in action on the 19th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Captain

Laurence William

TUTTIETT

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916 - Age 26

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/16255    Private

Edwin

VENIS

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

Rest in peace in Boulogne Eastern Cemetery

 

G/16257    Private

Frank

WALLER

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Mill Road Cemetery

 

G/15098    Private

Joseph Richard

WARD

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916

Rest in peace in Authuille Military Cemetery

 

G/16333    Private

Ernest

WATSON

Killed in action on the 16th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/17919    Private

Thomas

WEBB

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/15100    Private

John Thomas

WEST

Killed in action on the 21st September 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Sucrerie Military Cemetery

 

G/16183    Private

Frederick

WESTGATE

Died of wounds on the 26th November 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery Extension

 

G/17927    Private

Albert Henry

WHITING

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Rest in peace in Aveluy Wood Cemetery

 

G/15097    Private

Leslie

WOODFORD

Killed in action on the 21st September 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Sucrerie Military Cemetery

 

 

 

Chaplain 4th Class

Disney Charles

WOODHOUSE

Died in service on the 6th October 1916 - Age 32

Rest in peace in Boulogne Eastern Cemetery

 

 

 

MEN SERVING IN OTHER UNITS

 

SD/2110    Private

Maurice Theodore

LAWRANCE

116th Machine Gun Coy

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial