BATTLE OF THE SOMME

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Royal Sussex Regiment

13th Battalion

ROYAL SUSSEX REGIMENT

(3rd South Down)

116th Brigade / 39th Division

 

27th August : Mailly-Mailley Wood..

2nd September : Hamel.

3rd September : Attack North of the Ancre (in support).

4th September : Mailly-Maillet Wood.

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10th September : In front line in front of Beaumont-Hamel.

14th September : Mailly-Maillet.

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

30th September : Mailly-Maillet.

3rd-9th October : In front line in front of Beaumont-Hamel.

10th October : Englebelmer area.

13th-15th October : In front line in front of Redan Ridge.

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16th October : Schwaben Redoubt sector.

20th October : Ovillers sector.

21st October : Attack and taking of Stuff Trench.

22nd October : Martinsart Wood.

25th October : Schwaben Redoubt.

27th October : Authuille area.

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

1st November : Martinsart area.

5th November : In line in front of St Pierre-Divion.

6th November : Martinsart Wood.

10th-13th November : Thiepval sector.

13th November (evening) : Authuille area.

14th November : Warloy-Baillon.

 

120 names

SD/2604    Lance Corporal

William Farquhar

ALLEN

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

Rest in peace in Bertrancourt Military Cemetery

 

G/18169     Private

Victor Charles

ARSCOTT

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Rest in peace in Hamel Military Cemetery

 

G/18180     Private

Frederick Spencer Wellesley

BAGOT

Killed in action on the 21st October 1916 - Age 26

Rest in peace in Grandcourt Road Cemetery

 

G/16401     Private

Walter William

BAILEY

Killed in action on the 3rd November 1916 - Age 41

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

SD/3521     Lance Sergeant

Charles Edward

BALL, MM

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Rest in peace in Hamel Military Cemetery

 

G/16003    Private

Edward Frederick

BARBER

Killed in action on the 23rd September 1916 - Age 35

Rest in peace in Euston Road Cemetery

 

Second Lieutenant

Frederick William

BARROW

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916 - Age 31

Rest in peace in Ancre British Cemetery

 

G/18003     Private

Albert John

BATES

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/18183     Lance Corporal

John William

BOOKER

Died of wounds on the 23rd October 1916

Rest in peace in Puchevillers British Cemetery

 

G/17795     Private

Thomas George

BRIDGEWATER

Killed in action on the 21st October 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Grandcourt Road Cemetery

 

G/16303     Private

Thomas Edwin

BROOKER

Died of wounds on the 7th November 1916 - Age 37

Rest in peace in Puchevillers British Cemetery

 

G/4075     Corporal

Ernest Edwin

CALVER

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

SD/4209     Private

James

CARVER

Killed in action on the 5th October 1916 - Age 36

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/18186     Private

Fred

CASELDEN

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Rest in peace in Hamel Military Cemetery

 

G/18012     Private

Frederick Adolphus

CATHERWOOD

Died of wounds on the 23rd October 1916 - Age 28

Rest in peace in Contay British Cemetery

 

SD/3073     Sergeant

Reginald

CATT

Killed in action on the 21st October 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/15670     Private

Percy William

CHAMBERS

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

Rest in peace in Grandcourt Road Cemetery

 

G/18013     Private

William Charles

CHATFIELD

Died of wounds on the 8th September 1916 - Age 30

Rest in peace in Couin British Cemetery

 

Lieutenant

John de Carrich

CHEAPE

Detached from 8th Royal Sussex

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

Rest in peace in Hamel Military Cemetery

G/15632     Private

Albert Thomas

CLANFORD

Killed in action on the 27th October 1916 - Age 24

Rest in peace in Connaught Cemetery

 

G/18188     Private

George William

CLARK

Killed in action on the 21st October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/7083     Lance Corporal

Bernard Barton

COLBOURNE

Killed in action on the 19th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/18015     Private

Ernest Henry

COLEMAN

Killed in action on the 26th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

SD/5906     Private

Sydney

COLEMAN

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

SD/3326    Lance Corporal

William

COOPER

Killed in action on the 26th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/15889     Private

Sydney Thomas

CULLEN

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

SD/3328     Lance Corporal

David John

DADSWELL

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/15976     Private

James

DENYER

Died of wounds on the 26th October 1916

Rest in peace in Warloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

G/15672     Private

Charles

DOBLE

Died of wounds on the 13th December 1916

Rest in peace in Taunton (St James's) Cemetery

 

SD/3560     Private

George Wilfred

DUKE

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/18019     Private

Alfred John

EAST

Killed in action on the 21st October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

SD/2668    Private

Frederick Robert

EDWARDS

Killed in action on the 26th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

SD/172     Private

John

ELLIS

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Captain

Arthur Stanley

FABIAN

Detached from 8th Royal Sussex

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Hamel Military Cemetery

G/16026     Private

Ernest

FOORD

Killed in action on the 21st October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

SD/3765     Private

Charles Arthur

FRANCIS

Killed in action on the 21st October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/17420     Private

Frederick William

FUNNELL

Killed in action on the 27th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

SD/5678     Private

William Edward

GADD

Killed in action on the 21st October 1916 - Age 26

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/16028     Private

Thomas Walter

GEALL

Killed in action on the 21st October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/18199     Private

Charles Walter

GILLETT

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

Rest in peace in Hamel Military Cemetery

 

G/15913     Private

William

GOBLE

Killed in action on the 21st October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/15674     Private

Cecil Frederick

GODSON

Died of wounds on the 3rd November 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Puchevillers British Cemetery

 

G/17952     Private

Walter

GROUT

Killed in action on the 21st October 1916 - Age 30

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

SD/5000     Lance Corporal

Albert

HARDS

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916 - Age 18

Rest in peace in Knightsbridge Cemetery

 

SD/2698     Lance Sergeant

Walter Philip Gordon

HARROLD, MM

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916 - Age 18

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/16037     Private

Robert

HENRYS

Killed in action on the 23rd September 1916

Rest in peace in Euston Road Cemetery

 

G/15926     Private

Charles William

HILLS

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

Rest in peace in Grandcourt Road Cemetery

 

G/17998     Private

Frederick Chater

HILLS

Killed in action on the 21st October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/16038     Private

George William

HOLLAND

Died of wounds on the 31st October 1916

Rest in peace in Contay British Cemetery

 

Second Lieutenant

Marcus

HOPWOOD

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

SD/5761     Private

Thomas

HULL

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/15637     Private

Frank Harold

HYDE

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

Rest in peace in Grandcourt Road Cemetery

 

SD/3140     Private

David

HYLAND

Died of wounds on the 6th September 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

 

L/7607     Private

Walter

JOHNSON

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/14841     Private

William Charles

JONES

Died of wounds on the 19th October 1916

Rest in peace in Varennes Military Cemetery

 

SD/5885    Private

Edgar

KENT

Died of wounds on the 8th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/15940     Private

John

KILLICK

Killed in action on the 26th October 1916 - Age 35

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/17963     Private

Walter

LATTER

Died of wounds on the 5th September 1916

Rest in peace in Couin British Cemetery

 

SD/4220     Private

William

LATTER

Died of wounds on the 3rd September 1916

Rest in peace in Acheux British Cemetery

 

G/17755     Private

George Henry

LAWS

Died of wounds on the 22nd October 1916

Rest in peace in Puchevillers British Cemetery

 

G/15943     Private

Henry

LEVERTON

Killed in action on the 23rd September 1916 - Age 31

Rest in peace in Euston Road Cemetery

 

SD/4150     Lance Corporal

Alfred James

LYDFORD

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

Rest in peace in Englebelmer Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

G/14844     Private

John William

MARTIN

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

Rest in peace in Grandcourt Road Cemetery

 

G/15620     Lance Sergeant

Ernest

MEAD

Died of wounds on the 23rd October 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Puchevillers British Cemetery

 

G/16049     Private

Tom

MEPHAM

Killed in action on the 21st October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

SD/4224     Private

George

MOSELEY

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Rest in peace in Knightsbridge Cemetery

 

G/16471     Private

George Frederick

NEWNHAM

Killed in action on the 3rd November 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/16470     Private

William James

NEWNHAM

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/15954     Private

Alfred C.

NORRIS

Killed in action on the 21st October 1916 - Age 40

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

Francis James

ORMSBY

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916 - Age 32

Rest in peace in Hamel Military Cemetery

 

G/15954     Private

ALFRED C.

NORRIS

Killed in action on the 21st October 1916 - Age 40

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

SD/1424     Private

William Tyler

PAIN

Killed in action on the 21st October 1916 - Age 36

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

SD/2993     Sergeant

Walter Mark

PATCHING

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/16057     Private

Harold Sydney

PERIGOE

Killed in action on the 21st October 1916

Rest in peace in Grandcourt Road Cemetery

 

SD/3423    Lance Corporal

John Henry

PERKINS

Died of wounds on the 4th November 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Boulogne Eastern Cemetery

 

G/16059     Private

Charles Henry

PETTIT

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

Rest in peace in Euston Road Cemetery

 

SD/2983     Private

Henry George

PHILPOTT

Killed in action on the 21st October 1916

Rest in peace in Grandcourt Road Cemetery

 

SD/3654    Private

Henry James

POPE

Died of wounds on the 29th September 1916

Rest in peace in Euston Road Cemetery

 

SD/2981     Lance Corporal

William Henry

PULLEN

Killed in action on the 21st October 1916 - Age 37

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

SD/5665     Private

Charles Henry James

RICE

Killed in action on the 21st October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/15962     Private

Albert Ernest

RICHARDSON

Killed in action on the 21st October 1916 - Age 30

Rest in peace in Grandcourt Road Cemetery

 

TF/3998    Private

Oliver

SAUNDERS

Detached from 1/5th Royal Sussex

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

Rest in peace in Gezaincourt Road Cemetery Ext.

G/15974     Private

Arthur Barnett

SAYERS

Killed in action on the 14th October 1916 - Age 25

Rest in peace in Euston Road Cemetery

 

G/3394     Private

John

SAYERS

Died of wounds on the 3rd September 1916

Rest in peace in Ancre British Cemetery

 

SD/5270     Private

Leonard

SCUTT

Killed in action on the 21st October 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/16474     Private

John

SHOESMITH

Killed in action on the 3rd November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/16071     Private

Ernest George

SIMPSON

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

Rest in peace in Grandcourt Road Cemetery

 

G/15628     Private

Ernest James

SKIPP

Killed in action on the 21st October 1916 - Age 28

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/16074     Private

Arthur

SMITH

Killed in action on the 23rd September 1916

Rest in peace in Euston Road Cemetery

 

G/14871     Private

Harold Harry

SMITH

Killed in action on the 21st October 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Grandcourt Road Cemetery

 

G/16073     Private

Walter

SMITH

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

Rest in peace in Euston Road Cemetery

 

G/14865     Private

Bertram Hubert

SPALDING

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/18232     Private

Vincent James

STAPLETON

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Rest in peace in Hamel Military Cemetery

 

SD/3023     Private

Laurence

STENNING

Killed in action on the 21st October 1916 - Age 32

Rest in peace in Grandcourt Road Cemetery

 

SD/5600     Private

Sidney Walker

STEWART

Killed in action on the 27th October 1916 - Age 27

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/17974     Private

Samuel Victor

STRONG

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Rest in peace in Hamel Military Cemetery

 

SD/3024     Private

Alfred William

SUMNER

Killed in action on the 21st October 1916 - Age 39

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n2

 

G/15315     Private

Albert Nathaniel

SUTTON

Killed in action on the 21st October 1916 - Age 30

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/17975     Private

Stephen

SWATTON

Killed in action on the 23rd September 1916

Rest in peace in Euston Road Cemetery

 

SD/5585     Private

Walter Sidney

TAILBY

Killed in action on the 21st October 1916 - Age 25

Rest in peace in Grandcourt Road Cemetery

 

G/17762     Lance Corporal

John Bertram

TATLOW

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

Rest in peace in Bertrancourt Military Cemetery

 

G/15982     Private

Frank

TERRY

Killed in action on the 26th September 1916

Rest in peace in Euston Road Cemetery

 

Lieutenant

Sydney Edwin Bailey

THOMAS

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

Rest in peace in Ancre British Cemetery

 

G/15318     Private

Basil Rupert

TOPLISS

Killed in action on the 21st October 1916

Rest in peace in Grandcourt Road Cemetery

 

G/15317     Private

George Henry

TOYNE

Killed in action on the 19th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

TF/3648    Private

George Edward

TURK

Died of wounds on the 4th September 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Acheux British Cemetery

 

G/15984     Private

Ernest Augustus

VOITES

Killed in action on the 21st October 1916

Rest in peace in Grandcourt Road Cemetery

 

SD/5841     Private

Sidney

WAIGHT

Killed in action on the 21st October 1916

Rest in peace in Grandcourt Road Cemetery

 

G/15649     Private

Frederick George

WALDOCK

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

Rest in peace in Grandcourt Road Cemetery

 

G/14906    Private

Alfred

WALLER

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

Rest in peace in Aveluy Wood Cemetery

 

SD/4124     Private

Frederick James

WALLER

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Rest in peace in Englebelmer Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

G/16084     Private

Frederick

WALSGROVE

Killed in action on the 23rd September 1916

Rest in peace in Euston Road Cemetery

 

G/16085     Private

Henry

WALSGROVE

Killed in action on the 23rd September 1916

Rest in peace in Euston Road Cemetery

 

SD/3483    Private

Harry William

WELLER

Killed in action on the 26th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

SD/4166     Private

James Henry

WEST

Killed in action on the 21st October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/14876     Private

Horace

WHITE

Killed in action on the 21st October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/14908     Private

Russell

WHITWELL

Killed in action on the 13th September 1916

Rest in peace in Euston Road Cemetery

 

G/15992     Private

Charles Harrison

WILKINS

Killed in action on the 15th October 1916

Rest in peace in Euston Road Cemetery

 

G/15994     Private

Bernard George

WRIGHT

Killed in action on the 21st October 1916 - Age 37

Rest in peace in Villers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery

 

SD/3052    Sergeant

William George

YEATMAN

Died of wounds on the 12th September 1916 - Age 38

Rest in peace in Couin British Cemetery

 

 

MEN SERVING IN OTHER UNITS

 

SD/3428    Private

Albert

PIERCE

2nd Royal Sussex

Killed in action on the 16th August 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Flatiron Copse Cemetery