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Durham Light Infantry

13th Battalion

DURHAM LIGHT INFANTRY

68th Brigade / 23rd Division

 

4th-6th July : Albert / Becourt Wood area.

7th July : In front line in front of Contalmaison (Birch Tree Avenue).

9th July : Bailiff Wood.

11th July : Albert.

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15th July : Becourt area.

16th July : Contalmaison Wood.

17th July : In front line to the west of Contalmaison (Baillif Wood and La Boisselle Contalmaison road).

19th July : Albert.

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26th July : Contalmaison.

27th July : In front line to South East of Pozieres. Digging of Butterworth Trench.

28th July : In action in Munster Alley. Albert.

1st August : Peake Wood.

2nd August : In front line in Munster Alley and Butterworth Trench.

3rd August : Contalmaison.

4th August : In action in Munster Alley. Night attack on Torr Trench.

5th August : Albert.

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15th September : Bazentin-le-Grand. Logistic support to 47th (London) Division in action in High Wood.

19th September : One company in action in Eaucourt-l'Abbaye sector (Drop Alley and Flers Trench).

20th September : Becourt Wood.

22nd September : Martinpuich sector.

26th September : In front line between Martinpuich and Courcelette. Becourt Wood.

3rd October : Martinpuich sector.

6th October : In front line in front of Le Sars.

7th October : Attack and capture of Le Sars.

8th October : Becourt Wood.

 

140 names

17157    Private

John

ADAMS

Killed in action on the 19th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

17159    Private

Robert

ADDISON

Killed in action on the 4th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

Frank Cecil

ALLAN

Died of wounds on the 29th September 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery

 

16432    Private

William

ALLISTON

Killed in action on the 10th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18095    Lance Sergeant

Edward George

ARKLESS

Killed in action on the 16th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

21168    Private

Cuthbert Charles

ATKINSON

Died of wounds on the 28th July 1916 - Age 28

Rest in peace in Whickham (St Mary) Churchyard

 

21042    Private

Gardener

ATKINSON

Killed in action on the 7th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Captain

Arthur Hyndman Percy

AUSTIN

Killed in action on the 4th August 1916 - Age 38

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

17211    Private

Walton Reays Matthews

BALL

Killed in action on the 9th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

16946    Private

Charles

BARKER, MM

Killed in action on the 7th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

19112    Private

George Mark

BARTON

Killed in action on the 5th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

21842    Sergeant

Gordon Cecil

BAZELEY

Died of wounds on the 13th October 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Bois Guillaume Communal Cemetery

 

Second Lieutenant

Vere Leopold Dunstan

BEART

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

15889    Private

Francis Edgell Bell

BELL

Killed in action on the 25th September 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Contalmaison Chateau Cemetery

 

Captain

Harold Frederick

BLAKE

Detached from The Wiltshire Regiment

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

Rest in peace in Warlencourt British Cemetery

22119    Private

Robert Andrew

BLAND

Killed in action on the 7th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

31630     Private

Arthur

BLANEY

Detached from The 21st Northumberland Fusiliers

Died of wounds on the 28th July 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Warloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Ext.

23266    Private

Andrew

BOLLANDS

Killed in action on the 25th September 1916

Rest in peace in Contalmaison Chateau Cemetery

 

17189    Private

Robert

BRYAN

Killed in action on the 19th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

31660     Private

Forester Westley

BULLEN

Detached from The 21st Northumberland Fusiliers

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

Rest in peace in Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Ext.

3/11229    Private

Francis

BURNS

Killed in action on the 28th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Lieutenant

George Sainton Kaye

BUTTERWORTH, MC

Killed in action on the 5th August 1916 - Age 31

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

23628    Private

James Henry

CAIRNS

Killed in action on the 10th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

45998    Private

John

CALDERWOOD

Died of wounds on the 26th November 1916

Rest in peace in Droylsden Cemetery

 

13245    Sergeant

William

CALVERT

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

Rest in peace in Pozieres British Cemetery

 

22562    Private

Anthony

CARR

Killed in action on the 4th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

15326    Private

John

CARR

Killed in action on the 9th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

28756    Private

Martin

CAVANAGH

Died of wounds on the 9th July 1916

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

17268    Private

Albert Ernest

CHILESTONE

Killed in action on the 3rd August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

31634     Private

John William

CORNES

Detached from The 21st Northumberland Fusiliers

Killed in action on the 5th August 1916

Rest in peace in Albert Communal Cemetery Extension

21/60     Private

John William

CROYLE

Detached from The 21st Northumberland Fusiliers

Killed in action on the 27th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

23458    Private

Thomas George

DALE

Killed in action on the 8th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

16144    Private

Fenwick

DALKIN

Died of wounds on the 7th August 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Puchevillers British Cemetery

 

45997    Private

Harry

DAVENPORT

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

Rest in peace in Rochdale Cemetery

 

22667    Private

Robert

DAVISON

Killed in action on the 5th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

25133    Private

Isaac

DIXON

Killed in action on the 19th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18061    Private

William Thomas

DUNCAN

Died of wounds on the 2nd August 1916

Rest in peace in Warloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

46060    Private

Walter Ernard

ELGER

Killed in action on the 26th September 1916

Rest in peace in Adanac Military Cemetery

 

17320    Private

Reginald

ETHERINGTON

Killed in action on the 4th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

16593    Private

George

EVANS

Killed in action on the 19th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

22679    Private

James

FAIRLESS

Killed in action on the 6th October 1916

Rest in peace in Adanac Military Cemetery

 

31643     Private

Henry

FELLOWES

Detached from The 21st Northumberland Fusiliers

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

25078    Private

Robert

FRITH

Killed in action on the 28th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

17011     Private

Herbert

GILL

Killed in action on the 6th October 1916 - Age 25

Rest in peace in Bazentin-le-Petit Military Cemetery

 

21176    Private

Thomas

GORLEY

Killed in action on the 19th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Anglo-French Cemetery

 

27414    Private

John

GREEN

Killed in action on the 8th July 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n2

 

19168    Lance Sergeant

Michael

GRIFFEN

Died of wounds on the 3rd August 1916

Rest in peace in Albert Communal Cemetery Extension

 

25106    Corporal

Thomas

GUY

Killed in action on the 28th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

46053    Private

David John

HARRIS

Killed in action on the 7th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

25020     Private

James Edward

HART

Killed in action on the 17th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

17399     Private

Robert

HEWESON

Died of wounds on the 16th August 1916 - Age 25

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery

 

17391     Lance Corporal

James

HOGARTH

Died of wounds on the 21st September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

23471     Private

Frederick

HOLLINGSHEAD

Killed in action on the 8th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

28909    Private

Percy Gordon

HOWITT

Died in service on the 1st August 1916 - Age 31

Rest in peace in Albert Communal Cemetery Extension

 

Second Lieutenant

Arthur

HUDSPETH

Detached from South Staffordshire Regiment

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

24505     Private

James Arthur

HULL

Killed in action on the 23rd September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

29/150     Private

William

HUNTER

Detached from The 21st Northumberland Fusiliers

Killed in action on the 4th August 1916 - Age 34

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

21612     Private

Albert

JACKSON

Died of wounds on the 18th July 1916 - Age 24

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery

 

23723      Private

Allan

JOHNSON

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

45928     Private

Joseph

JOHNSON

Died of wounds on the 5th October 1916

Rest in peace in Becourt Military Cemetery

 

17421      Private

Alfred

JOHNSTON

Killed in action on the 18th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

21596      Private

Archibald John

JOHNSTON

Killed in action on the 28th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

23231     Private

Frederick

JONES

Died of wounds on the 22nd September 1916 - Age 33

Rest in peace in Millencourt Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

18674     Private

George

JONES

Died of wounds on the 3rd August 1916 - Age 33

Rest in peace in Albert Communal Cemetery Extension

 

21887      Private

James

JONES

Killed in action on the 28th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

24841      Lance Corporal

Frank

JOPLING

Killed in action on the 3rd August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

31606    Private

William Stewart

LAING

Died of wounds on the 13th September 1916 - Age 36

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery

 

23626     Private

Thomas Henry

LATTIMER, MM

Died of wounds on the 6th August 1916 - Age 29

Rest in peace in Warloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

46029     Private

George

LAURIE

Killed in action on the 8th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

16543    Private

Henry George

LAWS

Died of wounds on the 11th August 1916 - Age 34

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

21750    Private

Arthur Smith Sinclair

LAWSON

Killed in action on the 19th September 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

16068    Private

Harry McIntyre

LUCAS

Detached froml Yorkshire Regiment

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

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery

14876     Lance Corporal

Arthur

LYONS

Killed in action on the 6th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

Charles Humphrey Dalla

MANN

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

23456    Private

Edwin

MARTIN

Killed in action on the 4th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

45959     Private

Charles Bury

MASON

Killed in action on the 7th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

23174     Private

George Francis

McCLELLAND

Killed in action on the 7th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

16481     Private

William

McDERMOTT

Killed in action on the 28th July 1916 - Age 26

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

21154     Private

Joseph

McELHATTON

Killed in action on the 29th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18207     Corporal

John

McINTYRE

Killed in action on the 7th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

23579    Private

Wilfred

MOORE

Died of wounds on the 12th July 1916

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

24555    Private

Joseph

MORDEW

Killed in action on the 4th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

21631     Private

Robert

MOSLEY

Killed in action on the 1st October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

46046    Private

Adam

NIXON

Killed in action on the 25th September 1916 - Age 34

Rest in peace in Contalmaison Chateau Cemetery

 

23288    Private

James

NOBLE

Killed in action on the 9th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

31628     Private

Harold Buckley

OUSEY

Detached from The 21st Northumberland Fusiliers

Killed in action on the 3rd August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

46052    Private

Albert

PARK

Killed in action on the 19th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

46019    Private

Herbert

PAYNE

Died of wounds on the 17th October 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery

 

45984    Private

John George

PINNEGAR

Killed in action on the 7th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

22688    Private

John William

PORTER

Died of wounds on the 9th July 1916 - Age 27

Rest in peace in Meaulte Military Cemetery

 

21601    Corporal

Harry

PULFORD

Killed in action on the 10th July 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

19285    Lance Sergeant

Henry

PURVIS

Killed in action on the 10th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

21628    Private

John

READMAN

Killed in action on the 4th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

21/861     Private

Adam

REDPATH

Detached from The 21st Northumberland Fusiliers

Died of wounds on the 24th July 1916

Rest in peace in Warloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Ext.

21417    Private

Charles

REED

Died of wounds on the 8th August 1916

Rest in peace in Warloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

13258    Corporal

John

REILLY

Killed in action on the 7th October 1916 - Age 30

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

31629     Private

John Leigh Percy

SAGE

Detached from The 21st Northumberland Fusiliers

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

31619     Private

Arthur Henry

SAUNDERS

Detached from The 21st Northumberland Fusiliers

Killed in action on the 3rd August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

13573    Lance Corporal

Mason George

SCHOLES

Killed in action on the 4th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

17814    Lance Corporal

John

SCOTT

Killed in action on the 10th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

14440    Private

John

SCOTT

Killed in action on the 8th October 1916 - Age 37

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

19270    Sergeant

Sydney

SHEARER

Killed in action on the 3rd August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18139    Private

Matthew William

SIDDLE

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

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n2

 

15132    Private

John Lerouex

SIMPSON

Died of wounds on the 6th September 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery

 

24421    Private

James

SLOANE

Killed in action on the 30th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12957    Sergeant

James

SMITH, MM

Killed in action on the 7th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

11273    Sergeant

Peter Butson

SMITH

Died of wounds on the 20th July 1916

Rest in peace in Albert Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

19057    Private

Richard Garbutt

SMITH

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

24785    Sergeant

Thomas

SMITH

Killed in action on the 5th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

20017    Private

Wilfred

SMITH

Killed in action on the 17th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

23926    Private

Andrew Thompson

SNAITH

Killed in action on the 7th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

23663    Private

Gibson

SNAITH

Died of wounds on the 4th August 1916 - Age 26

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

 

18519    Private

William

SNAITH

Killed in action on the 7th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

17111    Lance Corporal

John

SNOWBALL

Killed in action on the 30th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

22618    Lance Corporal

Stewart

STEELE

Killed in action on the 23rd September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

16902    Private

William

STEPHENS

Killed in action on the 28th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

25160    Private

Andrew

STITT

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

22729     Private

Fred

STRICKLAND

Killed in action on the 10th July 1916

Rest in peace in Ovillers Military Cemetery

 

16915    Sergeant

Harry

STUBBINGS

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Lieutenant

Noel Alexander

TARGET

Killed in action on the 4th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

46008    Private

Arthur

THOMAS

Killed in action on the 22nd September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

20288     Private

Edward

THOMPSON

Died of wounds on the 1st October 1916

Rest in peace in Becourt Military Cemetery

 

22652      Private

William

THOMPSON

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

23578    Private

George William

TODD

Killed in action on the 10th July 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18707      Lance Corporal

John

TROTTER

Killed in action on the 19th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

23198     Private

Thomas

USHON

Killed in action on the 11th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

16429    Private

Elliott John

VIPOND, MM

Died of wounds on the 14th October 1916

Rest in peace in Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

14783    Private

Ernest

WALTON

Killed in action on the 9th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

13267    Lance Sergeant

James

WATSON

Died of wounds on the 2nd October 1916

Rest in peace in Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Ext.

  

25102     Private

John

WATSON

Killed in action on the 5th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18477     Private

George

WEARMOUTH

Killed in action on the 10th July 1916 - Age 22

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

46024    Private

Francis

WEARS

Killed in action on the 8th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

17943     Corporal

Matthew

WEATHERLEY

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

Rest in peace in Delville Wood Cemetery

 

24644     Private

George

WEBSTER

Killed in action on the 18th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

16847    Sergeant

Frank

WILLIS

Killed in action on the 8th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

23291    Private

William

WILSON

Killed in action on the 7th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

22563    Private

Joseph

WINWOOD

Killed in action on the 7th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

21605    Sergeant

William

WOODWARD

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

Rest in peace in Bazentin-le-Petit Military Cemetery

 

14626     Private

Thomas William

WOOLARD

Died of wounds on the 18th July 1916

Rest in peace in Warloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

 

 

13617     Lance Corporal

David

YOUNG

Killed in action on the 20th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

 

MEN SERVING IN OTHER UNITS

Major

Urmston Shaw

NAYLOR

6th Royal Irish Regiment

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

31829    Private

Harry

SYKES

27th Northumberland Fusiliers

Died of wounds on the 5th September 1916

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery