BATTLE OF THE SOMME

ROLL OF HONOUR

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Duke of Wellington's

12th Battalion

DUKE OF WELLINGTON'S

(West Riding Regiment)

Labour Battalion

 

Arrived in the Somme early July.

Works in Albert, Aveluy, Meaulte, Fricourt, Longueval, Trônes Wood, Bernafay Wood areas.

 

16 names

20989    Private

Walter Sydney

ADCOCK

Killed in action on the 23rd October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

21500    Private

Charles

BARBER

Died of wounds on the 22nd July 1916 - Age 32

Rest in peace in La Neuville British Cemetery

 

20778    Lance Corporal

William

CARTWRIGHT

Died in service on the 3rd October 1916 - Age 31

Rest in peace in Corbie Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

20733    Private

Charles

CHERRY

Died in service on the 20th August 1916

Rest in peace in Bronfay Farm Military Cemetery

 

21556    Private

Arthur Wigham

ELLIS

Died of wounds on the 30th July 1916

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery

 

Captain

Ernest Charles

HARRIS

Killed in action on the 23rd October 1916

Rest in peace in Bernafay Wood British Cemetery

 

21105    Private

Robert

HOLLAND

Killed in action on the 23rd October 1916

Rest in peace in Quarry Cemetery, Montauban

 

20851    Lance Corporal

Wilfred

HORNER

Died of wounds on the 17th July 1916

Rest in peace in La Neuville British Cemetery

 

20857    Lance Corporal

Edward

JEVONS

Killed in action on the 16th July 1916

Rest in peace in Peronne Road Cemetery

 

21371    Private

Walter

LANCASTER

Killed in action on the 6th September 1916

Rest in peace in Bronfay Farm Military Cemetery

 

21390    Private

Percy Aldroyd

MEGSON

Killed in action on the 6th September 1916

Rest in peace in Bronfay Farm Military Cemetery

 

21146    Private

Joseph William

MOWFORTH

Killed in action on the 23rd October 1916

Rest in peace in Quarry Cemetery, Montauban

 

20910    Private

John William

PEARSON

Killed in action on the 16th July 1916

Rest in peace in Peronne Road Cemetery

 

21180    Private

Ernest

SHERWIN

Killed in action on the 23rd October 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Quarry Cemetery, Montauban

 

21186    Private

Charles

SPRIGGE

Died of wounds on the 23rd October 1916

Rest in peace in Carnoy Military Cemetery

 

 

21230    Private

William

YOUNG

Killed in action on the 23rd October 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Quarry Cemetery, Montauban