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The Rifle Brigade

12th Battalion

RIFLE BRIGADE

(The Prince Consort's Own)

60th Brigade / 20th (Light) Division

 

Early August-Mid August : Tours in line between Serre and The Redan.

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22nd August : Between Carnoy and Montauban.

3rd September : Relief of the 8th Royal Munster Fusiliers on the Wedge Wood-Ginchy road.

5th September : North of Carnoy.

7th September : Talus Boisé.

8th September : Corbie.

11th September : Meaulte.

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15th September : Fricourt area.

16th-19th September : In action at The Quadrilateral (near Ginchy).

20th September : Fricourt area.

22nd September : Ville-sur-Ancre.

25th September : Fricourt area.

27th September : In front line South-East of Morval.

28th September : Relief by French units. Talus Boisé.

29th September : Between Bernafay Wood and Trônes Wood.

4th October : Carnoy.

6th October : Montauban.

7th October : Attack on Rainbow Trench.

8th October : Meaulte.

15th October : Corbie.

 

141 names

B/2573    Sergeant

John Francis

ALBUTT, MM

Died of wounds on the 9th October 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Grove Town Cemetery

 

S/17531    Rifleman

Frederick William

ATKINS

Killed in action on the 7th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/631    Rifleman

John Henry

ATKINS

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

5801    Rifleman

Allen James

BAILEY

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/20898      Rifleman

William Thomas John

BAILEY

Killed in action on the 7th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/15529     Rifleman

Charles Henry

BAKER

Killed in action on the 31st August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/16597    Rifleman

Henry John

BAKER

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n°2

 

S/20436      Rifleman

William James

BALSTER

Killed in action on the 7th October 1916 - Age 29

Rest in peace in Bienvillers Military Cemetery

 

S/1137     Rifleman

William Robert Charles

BARRETT

Died of wounds on the 11th September 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

 

S/17572     Rifleman

Arthur Frederick

BASSETT

Killed in action on the 31st August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/16736     Rifleman

Louis Ralph

BELLAIRS

Killed in action on the 5th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/17523     Rifleman

Percival Edmund

BELLINGHAM

Killed in action on the 31st August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/10926     Rifleman

Bertie

BENNION

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

Rest in peace in Delville Wood Cemetery

 

S/21006      Rifleman

George Charles

BIRD

Killed in action on the 7th October 1916

Rest in peace in Bienvillers Military Cemetery

 

S/14408      Lance Corporal

Frederick

BOLISTER

Killed in action on the 7th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

B/2974      Lance Corporal

Leslie

BOLT

Killed in action on the 7th October 1916 - Age 25

Rest in peace in A.I.F. Burial Ground

 

S/21800    Rifleman

Richard

BOWELL

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

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n°2

 

S/16860    Rifleman

William Alfred

BOWN

Died of wounds on the 9th October 1916 - Age 25

Rest in peace in Grove Town Cemetery

 

S/16012    Rifleman

William James

BRADLEY

Killed in action on the 25th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/17532      Rifleman

Ernest

BREWER

Killed in action on the 7th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/15781      Rifleman

David James

BROWN

Killed in action on the 7th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/19161      Rifleman

Ernest James

BUSH

Died of wounds on the 9th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/17618      Rifleman

Archibald

CALE

Killed in action on the 7th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/441    Rifleman

James Cosgrove

CALVERT

Killed in action on the 29th August 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Bernafay Wood British Cemetery

 

S/3515      Corporal

William

CAMM

Killed in action on the 7th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/15138      Rifleman

George

CANTERBURY

Killed in action on the 5th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4593      Rifleman

Mark Glanville

CHAMBERS

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/10989    Rifleman

Arthur James

CHRISTIAN

Killed in action on the 29th August 1916

Rest in peace in Bernafay Wood British Cemetery

 

S/21471      Rifleman

John

CLARK

Killed in action on the 7th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/14418      Rifleman

Percy William

COE

Killed in action on the 5th September 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/13098      Rifleman

Bertie James

COLE

Killed in action on the 7th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/20448      Rifleman

John James

COLE

Killed in action on the 7th October 1916 - Age 28

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

5664   Rifleman

Charles

COLLINS

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/2673    Rifleman

Charles

COLLINS

Killed in action on the 7th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/21570      Rifleman

Frederick

COTTERELL

Killed in action on the 7th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/12633      Rifleman

William James

COTTON

Killed in action on the 5th September 1916 - Age 32

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/10961     Rifleman

Arthur

COX

Died of wounds on the 24th August 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Dernancourt Communal Cemetery

 

S/16558     Rifleman

George John

DAINES

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

Rest in peace in La Neuville British Cemetery

 

S/4043      Sergeant

Christopher Henry

DANIEL

Killed in action on the 7th October 1916 - Age 29

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

5356      Rifleman

Arthur James

DAVEY

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/3068      Corporal

Ebenezer

DAVIES

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/21055     Rifleman

Walter James

DENNIS

Killed in action on the 7th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/929      Corporal

James

DONNLAN

Killed in action on the 5th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/14819     Rifleman

Edgar Barfield

EDEN

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/19528     Rifleman

George

EVEREST

Killed in action on the 7th October 1916 - Age 36

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/7466      Rifleman

John

FLETCHER

Killed in action on the 5th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Lieutenant

James Cameron

FORSTER-BROWN

Died of wounds on the 27th August 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Dive Copse British Cemetery

 

S/19476     Rifleman

Victor Wren

GANNAWAY

Killed in action on the 7th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/14738     Rifleman

Alfred Frank

GILBERT

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/20385     Rifleman

Edgar Arthur

GOODWIN

Killed in action on the 7th October 1916 - Age 32

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/13931     Rifleman

Harry George

GRAY

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/2932    Rifleman

Sidney Alfred John

GROSSI

Killed in action on the 1st September 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Delville Wood Cemetery

 

S/1384    Rifleman

Albert

HALL

Died of wounds on the 9th October 1916 - Age 24

Rest in peace in Grove Town Cemetery

 

P/236     Rifleman

James Henry Thomas

HARMAN

Killed in action on the 7th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/16614     Rifleman

John

HARRIS

Died of wounds on the 8th September 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Corbie Communal Cemetery Extension

 

S/1553    Rifleman

Percy

HAWORTH

Died of wounds on the 31st December 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Blackburn Cemetery

 

S/2696    Sergeant

Sidney

HAYTER, MM

Died of wounds on the 21st September 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Grove Town Cemetery

 

S/13484     Corporal

Reginald Henry Philip

HELLYER

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/14825     Corporal

Edwin

HILL

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Z/305     Rifleman

Robert

HILL

Killed in action on the 23rd October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/2927    Corporal

Walter Thomas

HIRT

Killed in action on the 5th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/11031     Rifleman

Alfred

HODGES

Killed in action on the 7th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/19548     Rifleman

Alfred

HOLMAN

Killed in action on the 7th October 1916 - Age 39

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

6155    Rifleman

Thomas

HULL

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

Rest in peace in Carnoy Military Cemetery

 

S/16579    Rifleman

Albert George

IBBETT

Died of wounds on the 12th October 1916 - Age 33

Rest in peace in Grove Town Cemetery

 

S/19566     Rifleman

Henry James

IVES

Killed in action on the 7th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/16399    Rifleman

Frederick

JACKSON

Killed in action on the 28th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/3071    Rifleman

Ben

JONES

Killed in action on the 29th August 1916 - Age 28

Rest in peace in Bernafay Wood British Cemetery

 

Z/1353    Lance Corporal

Ernest William

JONES

Killed in action on the 7th October 1916 - Age 18

Rest in peace in A.I.F. Burial Ground

 

S/14275    Corporal

James William

KERSHAW

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/19518    Rifleman

Herbert Henry

KIRBY

Killed in action on the 7th October 1916 - Age 29

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/10257     Rifleman

Arthur

KNIGHT

Killed in action on the 5th September 1916 - Age 17

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/16057    Rifleman

Percy Hughes

LAMBERT

Died of wounds on the 20th October 1916

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

S/14357    Rifleman

Herbert John

LEE

Killed in action on the 7th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/1873    Rifleman

Edward John

LEGG

Killed in action on the 7th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Lieutenant

Charles Robert Crighton

MALTBY

Died of wounds on the 27th August 1916 - Age 26

Rest in peace in Dive Copse British Cemetery

 

S/21014    Rifleman

William Robert

MARKHAM

Killed in action on the 7th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/16379    Rifleman

Albert Richard

MARLES

Died of wounds on the 27th August 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Bernafay Wood British Cemetery

 

S/16610    Rifleman

Arthur

MILLARD

Killed in action on the 7th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/1230     Rifleman

Jim

MILLER

Killed in action on the 5th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Z/132    Rifleman

Albert Percy

NEWLAND

Killed in action on the 28th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/2547    Corporal

Edwin Arthur

NEWTON

Killed in action on the 5th September 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Delville Wood Cemetery

 

5497    Corporal

Wesley Alexander Fraser

NOBLE

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

Rest in peace in Belfast (Dundonald) Cemetery

 

S/16416     Rifleman

George Maurice

NYE

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

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

 

B/1161     Sergeant

John David

OFFIN

Died of wounds on the 16th September 1916 - Age 41

Rest in peace in Mont-Huon Military Cemetery

 

S/16477     Rifleman

Henry George

PADBURY

Killed in action on the 7th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

Gordon William

PARMENTER

Killed in action on the 26th August 1916 -  Age 19

Rest in peace in Carnoy Military Cemetery

 

S/2674    Rifleman

William James Henry

PATTEN

Killed in action on the 25th September 1916 - Age 23

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/9808     Rifleman

John

PAYNE

Killed in action on the 7th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/16384     Rifleman

George Frederick

PAYNTER

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/9328     Rifleman

John

PENKOVSKI

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

Rest in peace in Bancourt British Cemetery

 

S/21080     Rifleman

George

PERRY

Killed in action on the 7th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/15429     Rifleman

William Ewart

PERRY

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/14281     Corporal

Arthur Robert

POOLE

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

Rest in peace in La Neuville British Cemetery

 

Second Lieutenant

Charles Homans

PRIESTLEY

Killed in action on the 4th September 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Guillemont Road Cemetery

 

S/13349    Rifleman

Stanley Theodore

PRYCE

Killed in action on the 14th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/16422     Rifleman

Bertie Clement

PRYKE

Killed in action on the 7th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/14424     Rifleman

Bertram

RAWLINSON

Killed in action on the 31st August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/722     Rifleman

Frank Molineaux

REANEY

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/4594     Corporal

Herbert

REYNOLDS

Killed in action on the 5th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/15292    Rifleman

Preston John

RICE

Died of wounds on the 31st August 1916

Rest in peace in London Cemetery and Extension

 

S/16444     Rifleman

Frederick

RILEY

Killed in action on the 7th October 1916 - Age 35

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/67     Sergeant

James Daniel

RILEY

Killed in action on the 7th October 1916 - Age 29

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/21811     Rifleman

Percy Lewis

RODWELL

Killed in action on the 7th October 1916

Rest in peace in Bienvillers Military Cemetery

 

S/783     Corporal

David Rees

ROWLANDS

Killed in action on the 7th October 1916 - Age 40

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/9846     Rifleman

Frederick

RUSSELL

Killed in action on the 7th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Captain

Leonard Cosmo Bolles

RUSSELL

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

Rest in peace in Bancourt British Cemetery

 

S/1578     Rifleman

John Robert

SALMON

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

8560     Sergeant

Herbert

SALTER

Killed in action on the 7th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/8829     Rifleman

William Henry

SAMMONS

Killed in action on the 10th August 1916

Rest in peace in Sucrerie Military Cemetery

 

S/14432     Rifleman

Harry

SARGEANT

Killed in action on the 4th September 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Sailly-Saillisel British Cemetery

 

S/20915    Rifleman

Thomas Samuel

SEYMOUR

Killed in action on the 7th October 1916 - Age 31

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/6294     Rifleman

William

SHARP

Killed in action on the 5th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/20435    Rifleman

Edgar Richard John

SHEPPARD

Killed in action on the 7th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/20461    Rifleman

Henry

SILOR

Killed in action on the 7th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/15501    Rifleman

Frederick Charles

SIMMONS

Died of wounds on the 23rd September 1916 - Age 24

Rest in peace in Grove Town Cemetery

 

S/15674    Rifleman

Charles Henry

SIMPSON

Killed in action on the 7th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/16541     Rifleman

Albert

SMITH

Killed in action on the 5th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/113    Rifleman

James

SMITH

Killed in action on the 7th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/19212    Rifleman

Albert

SPARROW

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

Rest in peace in Cabaret Rouge British Cemetery

 

S/1221    Rifleman

Robert

STEPHENSON

Killed in action on the 31st August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/553    Rifleman

Alfred

STEVENS

Killed in action on the 31st August 1916 - Age 41

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/21514     Rifleman

William George Gray

STRONG

Killed in action on the 7th October 1916

Rest in peace in Bienvillers Military Cemetery

 

S/2102     Rifleman

George

SUGDEN

Killed in action on the 1st September 1916

Rest in peace in Sucrerie Military Cemetery

 

S/11976     Corporal

Leonard Thomas

SUTHERLAND

Killed in action on the 5th September 1916 - Age 24

Rest in peace in Delville Wood Cemetery

 

S/21484     Rifleman

Sidney

SWANN

Killed in action on the 7th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/3448     Rifleman

Robert

SWINBURNE

Killed in action on the 29th August 1916 - Age 25

Rest in peace in Bernafay Wood British Cemetery

 

Second Lieutenant

Maurice Llewellyn

TAYLOR

Killed in action on the 26th August 1916

Rest in peace in Carnoy Military Cemetery

 

S/16557     Rifleman

Thomas James

TAYLOR

Killed in action on the 7th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/10829     Rifleman

Horace Leonard

TEAGUE

Killed in action on the 27th September 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/20307     Rifleman

Albert Edward

TENCH

Killed in action on the 7th October 1916 - Age 29

Rest in peace in Foncquevillers Military Cemetery

 

S/2666     Sergeant

George

THAXTER

Killed in action on the 7th October 1916 - Age 32

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/2456     Rifleman

James

THOMAS

Died as POW on the 14th September 1916

Rest in peace in Cologne Southern Cemetery

 

5960    Rifleman

Ernest Albert

TRANTER

Died of wounds on the 9th October 1916 - Age 17

Rest in peace in Grove Town Cemetery

 

S/3471     Lance Sergeant

James Henry

TRIVETT

Killed in action on the 19th September 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/22006     Rifleman

Leonard Sidney William

WADE

Killed in action on the 7th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/2648     Lance Corporal

Edgar Herbert

WARNE

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

Rest in peace in A.I.F. Burial Ground

 

S/15539    Rifleman

Edward Andrew

WATSON

Died of wounds on the 1st September 1916 - Age 26

Rest in peace in La Neuville British Cemetery

 

S/2447     Sergeant

Stanley Mears

WATTERS

Killed in action on the 5th September 1916 - Age 27

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/2449     Corporal

Frank Trubshaw

WILDE

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/19022     Rifleman

Lewis Ben

WOOD

Killed in action on the 7th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial